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You’ll use a PayPal card reader to collect in-person donations through the Funraise app. Card readers use bluetooth technology to connect to your device.


To connect a PayPal card reader

  1. Turn ON your PayPal card reader device.
  2. Access your device bluetooth settings.
  3. In your device settings, tap to add a new bluetooth device.
  4. Select and add the PayPal card reader device.
  5. Open the Funraise App.
  6. Open the Side menu and tap Donate.
  7. In the top bar, tap Reader.
  8. Select the previously added PayPal card reader device.


Good to know

  • You’ll need bluetooth enabled on your device.
  • Make sure your bluetooth reader batteries are fully charged before your event.
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