PayPal Adaptive Payments Release Notes - Release 1.8.2

Important: 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.

This release note addresses the API operations within the PayPal Adaptive Payments WSDL.

The Adaptive Payments APIs include:

  • Single Payments
  • Parallel Payments
  • Chained Payments
  • Guest Payments
  • Embedded Payments
  • Preapprovals
  • Refunds

These products use this API:

  • Adaptive Payments

Affected products

This release affects these products:

  • Adaptive Payments

Adaptive Payments

For a current list of PayPal product and API issues, as well as upcoming maintenance events, go to PayPal Status.

Changed calls

  • Pay API
  • PaymentDetails API

Schema changes

Name Part of schema Type of change
PayResponse.warningDataList Complex type New
PreApprovalRequest.requireInstantFundingSource Element New

New features

New Preapprovals API field

For Preapproval requests, you can now set the requireInstantFundingSource element to true to ensure that users have an instant funding source available before they are preapproved.

New Pay API response field

Pay API responses now include warningDataList information when a payment is pending in cases where eCheck is used or there is a compliance issue.