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Customer Portal - PayPal Billing Agreements


PayPal Billing Agreements allow you to use your PayPal account for any charges to your account, the same way you can use a credit card. This guide will walk you through the process of creating a new agreement.

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Create a PayPal Billing Agreement

You can create a billing agreement any time you purchase a new product or service, allowing you to make your first payment via PayPal by selecting to use the PayPal Agreement.

Customer Portal - Paypal

Additionally, you can create a PayPal agreement directly from your Customer Portal without an invoice using the following steps:

How to Create a Billing Agreement

  1. Log in to your HostGator Customer Portal.
  2. Click the dropdown at the top right.

    Customer Portal - Dropdown

  3. Select My Payment Methods.

    Customer Portal -  My Payment Methods


    Customer Portal - Add Payment Method

  5. Select PayPal and click CONTINUE.

    Customer Portal - Paypal

  6. Log in to PayPal when the pop-up opens.
    Paypal pop-up login page
  7. You must confirm how you want your invoices paid on the next screen.
    • If you want to use your PayPal account balance, Use balance first is toggled On by default.
    • Underneath Charge the rest will display the card to which the remaining balance will be applied if there is not enough in your PayPal account to cover your invoice.
    • If you want to use a different card, you can click + Add a debit or credit card and complete the steps to add a card.
    • Your final option is to apply for PayPal Credit by clicking Apply now and completing the steps.

    Once you're done selecting your payment options, click Agree & Continue.
    PayPal Billing Agreement agreement page
  8. You have successfully created a PayPal billing agreement, and you should be redirected to your Customer Portal!

Manage PayPal Billing Agreements

If you create a PayPal billing agreement and need to make any changes to how you're charged or want to discontinue using it with your %%BRAND%% account, you will have to go to PayPal's website or use their mobile app. If you're trying to cancel a PayPal agreement, we have created this guide on How to Unsubscribe via PayPal to walk you through the process via a desktop browser, mobile browser, and the PayPal app.

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