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Activating your QR code

Once you receive your PayPal QR code products, you need to activate each of them in order to start accepting payments. Here’s how to activate:

1. Download, or upgrade to, the latest version of the PayPal app to get the best QR code experience Visit the Apple App Store or Google Play Store.

2. Log in to your PayPal account on the PayPal app Log in with the account where you would like to receive payments. (You can also create a new account using the PayPal app.) Double check the account you are using because once a QR code is scanned and linked to a PayPal account, it cannot be changed to another account.

3. Locate your activation code It’s the 6-digit code we sent via e-mail with the subject line “Your PayPal activation code”. If you can’t find the e-mail, it is also on the Order Details page.

4. Enter your activation code Open the PayPal app and open the Scan QR function. Use the QR code reader and scan the QR code on any product. You will then be prompted to enter your 6-digit activation code. Your product is now activated and ready to accept payments!

5. Repeat this process for all products in your order Use the same activation code for each product in your order. For business cards, stickers, and other products that come in sets, you only need to activate one product from the set.

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