How To Connect Your Strike Account

How To Connect Your Strike Account

Zaprite offers the ability to connect your Strike handle and receive all payments directly into your Strike account.

If you don’t have a Strike account, head over to strike.me to learn more and get started.

Connect your Strike account

The following is a short guide on how you can connect your own Strike handle to Zaprite to start accepting bitcoin and lightning payments.

Step 1: Activate Strike payments

The first step is to activate the Strike plugin. Simply visit the Connections tab and click the ‘Connect’ link under the Strike card.

Activate Strike payments from the Connections page in your Zaprite account.

Once activated, you will be brought to the ‘Settings’ screen to configure your connection.

Step 2: Configure your connection

The next step involves adding your Strike handle. You only need to enter your handle. Do not enter the @strike.me portion.

Add your Strike handle to your Zaprite account.

Make sure you check the box to agree to the terms, then click [Connect].

Note: Your account handle can only be used to generate receive invoices. Zaprite can never spend from your account.

If you want to disconnect your account you can simply click the Disconnect button and your Strike account information will be removed from our database. You can reconnect at any time.

You can disconnect your Strike account at any time.

Step 3: Enable Strike on Checkouts

Now you are free to enable Strike payments on Checkouts for Invoices and Payment Links. Simply click the Strike toggle in the Payment section to allow your customer to pay over Lightning and have funds deposited straight into your Strike wallet. The Checkout settings page includes a similar toggle for enabling Strike on your default Checkout.

Enabling Strike on a Payment Link.

Your payer will now see a Lightning option on your hosted Checkout page and a QR code will be automatically generated by Zaprite using your Strike account.

Our hosted Checkout page will now show a Lightning payment option to the payer.

When the payer selects the Lightning payment option, Zaprite will generate a live quote and request a lightning invoice from Strike. When paid, the payment settles directly into your Strike account. Zaprite receives a notification, which we then use to generate a receipt PDF and send email notifications.

We generate a live quote and retrieve a lightning invoice for your Strike account.

When the Order is paid, you will receive an email notification with the payment details and the payer will be shown an option to download a PDF receipt.

When a payment is detected, we’ll record it in your Transaction history for future accounting and reconciliation.

Transaction history is recorded on successful payment confirmation.

Of course, you’ll also see the original Transaction in your Strike dashboard.

That’s it! You should now have Strike payment options enabled on your Zaprite Checkouts.

If you run into any issues connecting your Strike account, or have general questions about using Zaprite, feel free to Submit a Request at https://zaprite.zendesk.com or via our Twitter DMs @ZapriteApp.

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