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Enabling Sage Pay on your PayPal test account

Once the developer account, and sandbox accounts have been created you are now ready to enable SagePay to process transactions.

To do this go to your sandbox accounts and select the tick box next to the business account you have created.

PayPal sandbox accounts management screen

Once you have done this, choose “Enter Sandbox site” from the top of the page.  This will open the PayPal Sandbox login page.

PayPal sandbox login bar

Enter the email address and password for the business account you have created and login.  You will then be taken to your sandbox management screen.

PayPal sandbox transaction activity screen

 

Select profile, followed by my account settings – this will take you to the summary screen where you can manage the API access on your account.

 

PayPal sandbox account settings toolbar

 

Select “API Access” from the Account Information column to set-up Sage Pay as an API on your account.

 

PayPal sandbox account settings page

 

Here, you are given 2 options for your API permissions. 

 

PayPal sandbox API settings screen

 

You will need to select “Option 1 – Grant API permission” to add Sage Pay on your account.

PayPal will then ask you to enter a third party permission username for PayPal to enable Sage Pay.

You will need to enter : ppdev_1256915571_biz_api1.sagepay.com

 

PayPal sandbox 3rd party permissions page

 

Next, a list of permissions will be displayed.  Select all of these and click “add”.

 

PayPal sandbox 3rd party permissions list

 

Sage Pay is now added on your PayPal test account, and available to use.

 

PayPal sandbox 3rd party permissions confirmation

 

What happens next?

You have now fully set-up your PayPal developer and sandbox system to work with our test platform.

All that is now left for you to do is add PayPal to your Sage Pay test account and start processing payments.