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PayWay Connect

PayWay is a simple, secure, internet-based solution to collect and manage customer payments.

Developer? Get a PayWay test facility to try out PayWay Connect.

About PayWay Connect

PayWay Connect allows you to automate the daily download of receipts files.

Receipts files contain a list of payments collected. PayWay can create receipts files suitable for upload into various accounting packages.


  • Save effort - no need to login to PayWay each day to download files
  • Faster account reconciliation - your accounting system can update overnight
  • Easy to set up - instantly add the PayWay Connect module online and follow our step-by-step tutorial.

There are no additional PayWay fees for this module.

How it works

  1. You add the PayWay Connect module and choose one of the PayWay receipts file formats
  2. Each day, PayWay creates a receipts file listing payments you received
  3. Your server downloads the file from PayWay.

Depending on your accounting software, you may then be able to import the file automatically.

Add PayWay Connect

To add the PayWay Connect module:

  1. Sign in to PayWay
  2. Click Settings
  3. Click PayWay Connect
  4. Agree to terms and conditions and click Confirm.

To add modules, you need Client Administrator access.

Receipts file formats

For file specifications, see Receipts files formats. We recommend the RECall File format.

To choose a receipts file format:

  1. Sign in to PayWay
  2. Click Settings
  3. Click Receipts Files
  4. Choose a file format and click Save.

PayWay will generate receipts files in that format each night.

Automated downloads

Receipts files are downloaded using the PayWay REST API.

For step-by-step instructions for downloading a receipts file using cURL, see the Use cURL to download a receipts file tutorial.

Alternatively, access the PayWay REST API from software you write. See Receipts Files in PayWay REST API.

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The information contained in this publication is provided for learning purposes only and is subject to change. Revisions may be issued from time to time that encompass changes or additions to this module.

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