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Upgrade Your Paypal Account

Find answers to commonly asked questions about accepting payments through PayPal and your Weebly or Square Online website.

What is PayPal Checkout?

PayPal Checkout offers many advantages for your customers, including the ability to checkout with PayPal without an account and the flexibility to choose PayPal as a payment method. Customers are more likely to complete a transaction with PayPal Checkout.

What else do I need to know?

PayPal Checkout requires a PayPal Business Account. There’s no cost to update your account and the same transaction fee structure applies.

How do I accept payments with PayPal Checkout?

Make sure that you have a business account with PayPal. If you don’t, you can update your account for free. Learn how to convert to a Business account in the PayPal help centre.

  1. Log in to your Square Online Overview page or Weebly Classic and go to Settings > Checkout.

  2. Click Connect.

  3. Follow the prompts to connect your PayPal business account.

What are the fees for accepting payments with PayPal?

You can accept PayPal payments online for a fee of 2.6% + $0.30 per transaction.

Why do I have to reconnect to PayPal?

If you’re currently connected through the older integration, you’ll need to disconnect and reconnect to PayPal in order to use Paypal Checkout.

What happens if I don’t upgrade to PayPal Checkout?

We want to ensure that you and your customers have the best experience possible, so we strongly recommend that you update.

I need help troubleshooting my PayPal setup

Visit our https://squareup.com/help/article/7128-paypal-troubleshooting article for more information.

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