Back to Top

Prestashop Paypal Preapproved

Updated 24 November 2022

Prestashop Paypal Preapproved : – Do your customer want to pay the order amount in installment using Paypal Account !!

With the help of our Prestashop Paypal Pre-approved module now it is possible for buyers to provide the first order amount only while approving the recurring payment on set dates. The amount will get deducted from the buyers paypal account on the specified dates and will get automatically cancelled once the whole order amount is paid.

Important Note: Adaptive Payments is now a limited release product. It is restricted to select partners for approved use cases and should not be used for new integrations without guidance from PayPal. You can check it on Paypal


  • Provide Paypal Pre-Approved option to buyers.
  • Admin need to provide the API credentials.
  • Specify the “Number of Payments” which will be made from the customer account within the specify number of days.
  • Specify the number of days in which the previously specified number of payment will be done.
  • Select the order status which will be applied on the order once buyer approve the payment.
  • Select the order status from the drop down which will be applied on the cancellation of Pre-Approval request.
  • Admin has to set the cron so that the transaction take place on specific dates.
  • Buyer can view the detail of the Pre-Approval dates prior making the payment through paypal.
  • Now, buyer can purchase the product on installment and the amount will be deducted from their account on set date.
  • Buyer can cancel the Pre-Approval manually from their Paypal Account.


To ensure the working of this module, it is necessary that the shop owner should have Security Certificate


  1. Go to back office ->module
  2. Upload the module zip file
  3. Search “Paypal Preapproved Payment” in module search box then go to module and click on install.

Click to go to configuration page

Searching for an experienced
Prestashop Company ?
Find out More


After successful installation, admin can configure the module.

configure the paypal module

Admin has successfully configure the module.

How to get API Credentials

Follow the steps to get the API Credentials of Paypal.
Refer the link –

Once logged in then admin can have App Id and admin has to provide access.

Access App ID

Go to Adaptive Payments -> mandatory to select the Pre approval settings as well as basic settings are necessary.

tick Pre-approved settings

set parameters for adaptive account

Select the API's

select settings of invoice


Buyer will get a separate payment gateway for paypal preapproved.

Checkout page

Buyer can view the detail of the Pre-approved Payments i.e. number of payments which will be done from the account in the following number of days.

Dates for payment transaction

Once buyer approve the payment through the Paypal Pre-approved Payment Gateway, then the first Payment will be done immediately.

Payment summary page

Front-End View

A new tab has been added to buyers My Account to view all the approved payments.

new tab on customer's dashboard

list of approved payments

details of pre-approved payment

Back-End View

Admin can view whole detail in the order detail page.

admin order details page

If buyer goes to the paypal account and cancel the Transaction manually, then the whole Pre-approval transaction will be cancelled and the next transaction will not be proceed further.

The status of the transaction will become cancelled.


For any kind of technical assistance or query, please raise a ticket or send us a mail at [email protected]

Also, please explore our Prestashop development services and vast range of quality Prestashop addons.

Current Product Version - 1.0.0

Supported Framework Version - 1.6.x.x

. . .

Leave a Comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked*

Be the first to comment.

Back to Top

Message Sent!

If you have more details or questions, you can reply to the received confirmation email.

Back to Home

Table of Content