Mobile apps are no more new to anyone now and it goes without saying that most of the business are happening on mobile now. Accepting credit card payment or online payment on mobile devices like iPad, iPhone, Android and window phone etc. are ideal ways of doing the business on mobile.
There are different ways of accepting payment on mobile devices and let's see them.
In case you have a mobile website and you want to accept payment via the mobile website, PayPal Mobile Express Checkout is the way to go. In Mobile Express Checkout, PayPal asks the shipping and other information from the user and provides the response back to the website. This is better than just Express Checkout as Mobile Express checkout is optimized for different mobile devices and it's web pages are responsive enough to embrass the screen.
Here is how PayPal Mobile Express Checkout works
Note that in the entire process user doesn't leave Merchant website. All happens as an inline popup.
Read more about PayPal Express Checkout here.
The Mobile Express Checkout (MEC) needs few changes in the value we pass to the PayPal and these values discussed here. Mobile Express Checkout (MEC) also provides option to the buyer to pay the money without logging to the PayPal as a Guest. The eBook on best practices for Mobile Checkout can be downloaded from here.
For Indian website, CCAvenue provides responsive checkout that can also be integrated. Know a discussion thread on CCAvenue integration here.
To accept payment in Mobile Apps (like Android, iOS or Windows Phone), we can use PayPal SDKs dedicated for each operating systems.
To accept credit card payment on Android devices, we can use PayPal Android SDK that can be downloaded from Github.
To accept payment on iOS deviecs, we can use PayPal iOS SDK that can be downloaded from Github.
Before we start using PayPal SDK for Android or iOS, we need to register our apps and ourself as receiver to PayPal that gives client ID and secret keys that need to set while making request so that payment comes to our account.
Go to Manage Application under developer.paypal.com and follow the steps.
To accept payment on Mobile POS, SquareUp is the best way to go that gives following feature all in one
All these comes free initially.Views: 2739 | Post Order: 10