PayPal Auto Return

Auto Return Overview

With Auto Return for Website Payments, your buyers are redirected back to your site immediately after clicking the Pay button on the Payment Confirmation page.

Auto Return applies to all PayPal Website Payments, including Buy Now, Donations, Subscriptions, and Shopping Cart.

Your buyers enjoy a streamlined checkout experience and are returned back to your site quickly!

How Auto Return Works


Setting Up Auto Return

To set up Auto Return:

  1. Log in and click Profile (top right) then Profile & Settings.
  2. Website Preferences
    1. Premier Account: Click the Website Payment Preferences link under Selling Preferences.
    2. Business Accounts: Click Update for the Website Preferences under My Selling Tools.
  3. Click the On radio button to enable Auto Return.
  4. Enter the Return URL:
    1. Shopping Cart:
    2. Online Payment Form:

Note: If you are using or planning to use Auto Return, you cannot use Subscription Password Management. Likewise, if you are using or planning to use Subscription Password Management, you cannot use Auto Return.


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