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Auto-activation of charges and subscriptions


When billing for your app, your charges and subscriptions will transition between a few different states.

One of these transitions is the accepted to active state.

When a merchant accepts a new one-time charge or subscription, the charge transitions from pending to accepted. However, the merchant is not charged until you manually activate that charge, transitioning the status from accepted to active.

To simplify the billing flow for apps and make it easier to use, we're removing the need for that request.

Starting in the 2021-01 release: when a charge is approved by a merchant, the charge will immediately transition from pending to active. Check out our updated REST Admin API billing guide for more information.