Log in to the Developer site at https: The email address doesn't need to be a real email address; the Sandbox doesn't send any email outside of the Sandbox environment.
Email to Sandbox accounts, generated as a result of your test API requests, are listed on both the Notifications tab on the Developer site, as well as on the Sandbox test site. Use the assigned email value to reference this test account in your test API calls, and to log in to the Sandbox site when you want to review the details associated with the account.
To use a credit card as a payment method in your test transactions, you must configure a test Business account as a Website Payments Pro account:. After you enable Website Payments Pro for a test Business account, the setting is permanent and you cannot undo the configuration for that account. We recommend you create multiple sandbox business accounts with various settings in order to test all the variations you might need to handle with your application.
To use Easy Payments with PayPal Credit as a payment method in your test transactions, you must configure a test Business account as follows:. If you have an existing Business or Personal test account, you can easily clone that account to create a new account of the same type. This can be helpful if you're trying to model several merchants or customers that have slightly varying properties.
By creating multiple test accounts, you can test various payment flows and error scenarios. When you clone a sandbox account, PayPal automatically copies the account type Business or Personal , PayPal balance, first name, and last name of the original account to the new account.
PayPal creates an email address for the account by appending -1 to the original email address. If you clone the same account again, PayPal follows the same pattern and increments the ID.
A second cloned account appends -2 to the email address. After you clone an account, PayPal lets you edit the PayPal balance, first name, last name, and email address. You must also set a password for the new account, the password is not cloned.
When you duplicate a sandbox account, the Pro status is disabled by default and any flags that have been set up by your Account Manager are not duplicated to the new account. The password must be alphanumeric characters in length. Use the password to log in to the Sandbox test site as the test account. While this field is optional, it's a good idea to create test accounts with positive bank balances. Enter an integer value between 1 and 10 Million. You should create both Verified and Unverified test accounts so you can fully test your application.
Test payments made with different payment cards by selecting either Discover or PayPal. US Personal accounts only. Optionally, you can select a single credit card type for each test account. The Sandbox associates a mock credit card number with the account.More...