How to download and install the PayPal plugin Print

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This tutorial will show you how to download and install the PayPal plug-in

1) Click Products & Services

2) Click the PayPal Plug-In link

3) Click Download Now

A dialog box will pop-up asking what you want to do with the file

4) Click Save File

You may be asked to select the download location. It is recommended you save the file to your desktop as it will be easy to find

The download window will show how big the file is, the estimated download time, and how fast the file is downloading

Once the file has finished, go to the location where you downloaded it, in this case, the desktop

5) Double click the EXE file

In some versions of Windows, you will probably be warned that this file could potentially be harmful

6) Click Run to proceed

The progress bar will show you approximately how much time is left while the file is preparing to install

If you have any browser windows open, you can either close them now or let the installer do it for you

7) Click Continue

Once finished, the program will open your default browser, in this case, Mozilla Firefox

Go to your browser

The installation process shouldn’t take more than a few minutes. The bar below will show you the progress

In Firefox, the Add-ons window will pop-up and show you any recent installs. It will highlight new installations in yellow

Go to your browser

PayPal will open this page by default saying you have installed the plug-in successfully

You now have the option to select a security image that will be displayed each time you use the plug-in from this computer. It is recommended you do this now

8) Click Get Started

A box will drop down from the top of the window

9) Select an image of your choice

10) Click Submit

You will now need to log-in to PayPal. If your security image is missing or not the one you selected, don’t log-in

11) Enter the email address you used to sign up

12) Enter your password

13) Click Log In


This is the end of the tutorial. You now know how to download and install the PayPal plug-in

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