PayPal is a money transferring application that allows sending money from one place to another place which is the best platform for the users. Using it, you can transfer money abroad, and you can also purchase goods and services online. But it is not an error-free application; that’s why sometimes it occurs some common error — Paypal’s main headquarters located in San Jose, California. Initially established in 1998, the service supports online electronic money transfer and it is one of the most extensive services of its type in the world. In 2002, PayPal became a subsidiary of eBay, but now it became its own independent business again in 2015. To make the payment on PayPal, you need to create an account on PayPal.
How to Create a PayPal Account?
To create a PayPal account from the site’s homepage, hit on the ‘Sign Up’ link in the top right-hand corner, and then choose the type of account you wish to create. The two options are a personal account or a business account, with a business account allowing you to receive payments from those who don’t have PayPal accounts of their own. For most users, however, a personal account will be the best decision.
On the next page, the users will need to give the following information:
- First Name
- Last Name
- Email Address
Once you have completed the form, you need to check your email account for a verification email. After pressing the link contained within the email, your PayPal account will be verified and you can complete the registration process by inserting your credit or debit card information.
How to Log in to PayPal?
After creating an account on PayPal, you can easily log in to your PayPal account. For doing this, click on ‘Log in,’ then insert the email address you signed up with, and the password you selected during the signup phase. Then, hit on the ‘Login’ button underneath, or click the “ Enter” button from your Keyboard.
On the next page, you can see advertisements, and you will need to press ‘Proceed to account Overview.’ If you opted to turn two-factor authentication on in the settings, you would also need to insert a security code before you can access your account. This code will be sent to your phone through SMS.
PayPal Login Problems
Avery services have advantages and disadvantages; therefore, users may experience issues when trying to log in to their account. Sometimes the users of PayPal enter wrong login information. So the first step is to make sure that you have not made any typing mistake and that Caps Lock and Num Lock both are switched off on your Keyboard. In the case that you have turned on two-factor authentication, you will need access to your mobile phone to login, as you will be asked to insert a security code that is sent through SMS. If you don’t have access to your mobile, you need to contact customer support and ask them to disable the two-factor authentication temporarily.
There may be brief periods where PayPal is unavailable, such as when maintenance is planned, or if there are server problems, However, these will usually be short-term, and you should try and login after some time. If you are sure the site is active and you are filling the correct information, contact the customer support team.
How to recover a PayPal password or PayPal email?
It is challenging to remember lots of passwords. Therefore, you may forget your login password. But don’t worry, PayPal has its recovery system, which should be able to make sure that you gain access to your account again. On the main login screen, hit on ‘Having trouble logging in? And you will see a box, which is for password recovery. If you have forgotten your password, enter your email address in the given field labeled ‘Email,’ press ‘Next,’ and then follow the given instructions to reset your password and have a new password sent to you through email.
For those who have forgotten which email address they signed up with, follow the same procedure, but instead of entering your email address, press on the link at the bottom, which says ‘Forgot your email?’. It will then allow you to enter three email addresses you have used, and the site will identify which is the correct one.
Where to download the PayPal app?
PayPal app is developed for mobile or tablet; it may be more convenient to download the dedicated PayPal app, rather than to log in through your mobile browser. At present, the app is available for Android and iOS system. iOS users download this app from the Apple Store by searching for ‘PayPal’ Android users can find it on Google Play Store in the same way. The app is completely free of cost. You don’t need to sign up again or are entirely free to download and use it.
How to Contact PayPal Customer Support?
In the future, if you face any problem with your account, so you don’t need to worry. You can contact the PayPal customer support service team. To contact the support service, you can call on toll-free phone number +(1) 855-651-9384.