Merge Test Accounts
Creating Test Accounts in Merge
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Written by Michelle Krameisen
Updated over a week ago

Linked Accounts represent your users’ integrations after they authenticate a third-party platform through Merge Link. Test Linked Accounts allow you to test an integration in your sandbox environment before offering an integration to your customers!

How to:

  • In the Merge Dashboard, under Linked Accounts, you will see both Production and Test Linked Accounts.

  • You can create a test linked account using the "Launch Test Link" button

  • You can also create a linked account using the linking flow with your Test API Key

  • If you want to convert a test linked account to production, you can select the account, navigate to the Settings page and select "Convert to Production Linked Account"

Key Differences between Production-Linked Accounts and Test-Linked Accounts



Is billed based on usage / data

Does not get billed, regardless of usage

Runs on an automated sync schedule

Must be manually resynced

Can be created with Production Access Key

Can be created with Test Access Key or the "Launch Test Link" button within the Linked Accounts Dashboard

$650/month for up to 10 Production Linked Accounts for Launch Customers

Limited to only 3 total accounts for Launch customers

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