How to use a suggested manual payment method on Shopify

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Beside Shopify payment, Shopify also allows their shop owners to use other payment methods for their store. Therefore, customers can find the method that is most convenient for them to pay the orders. You can apply more than one methods on your store, you can use Authorize.net to accept credit payment or alternative payments for other than credit payment. In this article, I will show you the way to enable another kind of payment, particularly, that is how to use a suggested manual payment method on Shopify.

How to use a suggested manual payment method

To use a suggested manual payment method on Desktop

Step 1: Head to Payment providers

Sign in to your Shopify account and click on the Settings at the left end of the admin page. After that, head to the Payment providers in the options list.

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Step 2: Select a suggested method

In the Accept payments section, scroll down until you see the Manual payment setting. There are a short description and a Activate custom payment drop-down menu. You can choose one from the list, for example, the Cash On Delivery (COD) to be your payment method.

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Step 3: Enter the instructions

After you pick your method, more setting will appear that you can fill in the blank the guidance to help your customer know what to do to pay their orders if they use this method.

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There is a note that you should discuss with the bank or the delivery service to ensure the process that customers have to complete when they use this kind of payment.

Step 4: Press on Activate

If you have finished all the above steps, click Activate to enable the use of this method payment.

To use a suggested manual payment method on iPhone

Step 1: Choose Settings

Click on the house icon which means Store and go to the Settings from the admin display of the app.

Step 2: Tap Payments

The detailed options for Settings will appear which consists of three main parts, App settings, Store settings and About. Find the Payments in the Store settings section then press on it.

Step 3: Pick a suggested method

At the end of the Accept payments, you will see the Manual payments with the description and a Activate custom payment drop-down menu. Tap on the menu and select one of the methods below the bold line Suggested payment methods.

Step 4: Put in the guideline

After choosing a payment, two more boxes will appear that you need to fill in it the instructions of how to pay the orders for your customers.

Step 5: Tap on Activate

At the end of the settings, there is a Cancel and an Activate button that you have to press on the Activate to save all the changes and allow the use of this method.

To use a suggested manual payment method on Android

Step 1: Choose Settings

Open the app on your smartphone then select the Store at the bottom bar and choose Settings respectively.

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Step 2: Tap Payments

In the list of Settings click on the second option which is Payments under the Store settings section.

use a suggested manual payment method

Step 3: Pick a suggested method

Find the Manual payments in the Accept payments part then choose a method in the Activate custom payment box. You will see that there is a Suggested payment methods title and three methods below it, which are Bank deposit, Cash On Delivery (COD) and the Money Order.

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Step 4: Put in the guideline

If you have click on one of the mentioned method, more settings for it will appear that you need to complete it to help your customer know what to do if they pay the orders by using this method.

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Step 5: Tap on Activate

There is a blue Activate button below the Payment instructions box then tap on it to end the process.

Conclusion

In short, this writing is about how to use suggested manual payment method on Shopify. I have shown you the process for both using a laptop and using a smartphone. I also stick some photos in the lines to help you get a visual of what you have to do that I hope it can benefit you.

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