If you want Add Tracking PayPal to work perfectly, you need to insert a Client ID & Secret into the application to verify and proceed with adding tracking information to PayPal. It’s not a complicated but rather a crucial step.
Having tracking info submitted to PayPal - in 3 easy steps
Install the app and create a dedicated PayPal sub-account that we can use to submit tracking info.
Tutorial on how to create a new user for your Paypal merchant account:
Step 1: Go to https://developer.paypal.com/developer/applications and login to Dashboard
Step 2: Go to Dashboard
On My Apps & Credentials menu, Click Live box.
Step 3: Click Create app and type app name
Step 4: Uncheck all app feature options except for Customer Dispute, then click Save => Continue
Step 5: Copy Client ID & Secret and paste to Input
Step 6: Go back to your Add Tracking Paypal app, copy Client ID & Secret and paste on the form
Step 7: Click Save to verify and proceed with adding tracking information to PayPal.
Watch the tutorial video to have a better visualization on how to create a limited-access user on PayPal:
Every time an order is fulfilled and tracking info is added to Shopify, your store notifies us instantly and automatically by Shopify. It will give the order a tracking number and tracking company. We will submit these two to PayPal. This tracking number corresponds to each shipping unit.
Real-time access to submission status:
Add PayPal Tracking provides you a piece of fully transparent information available of fulfilled orders and tracking info submitted to PayPal.
The data report is constantly updated to keep customers informed about their transactions.
You can review the tracking information for Last 30 days / Today / This month /Last month.
PayPal Account Status and Credentials
Click view all plan to choose a plan package options:
Except for the UNLIMITED plan, the other three have a limited number of orders available for submission to PayPal. For each plan, we submit tracking information to PayPal for one order.
The plan will be renewed every 30 days.
The PayPal Credentials you created allows us to access your PayPal account.
The Client ID & Secret provide us the minimal permissions to access your account in order to add tracking code to PayPal.
It is possible to change the credentials information by clicking on Modify Credentials.