Paypal is an online electronic commerce company as well as an online financial service that enables its users to pay for products online making use of a safe internet account. The app also enables you to create an account on its platform, which will be linked to either your checking account or your credit account.
How to sign up / login to your PayPal account
To sign up for PayPal, all you need to do is to visit www.paypal.com and follow the rest of the onscreen instructions. Logging in to PayPal is very simple, it only requires your username and password to log in. Below is how you can log in to your Paypal account:
- On your web browser, visit www.paypal.com
- At the top right side of the page, click on “log in”.
- Now enter your email address and your password.
- Lastly, click on “Log In” to log in to your account.
How to recover your PayPal account password
It is normal for one to forget his or her password, that’s why I am writing this article to you. To show you how you can easily recover your forgotten PayPal account password. Carefully follow the steps below to recover your account password:
- Go to the PayPal login page www.paypal.com, then click on “Log In” at the top right side of the page.
- Now click on the option that reads: “Having trouble logging in?”
- Enter the email address you used in signing up for PayPal, then click on “Next”.
Tip: PayPal will tell you to confirm your identity by selecting a verification method.
- Now select the method you want and click on “Next”.
Note: PayPal will display some options for you. The options include: “Have us call you”, “Receive a text”, “Receive an email”, “Answer your security questions”, “Confirm through Facebook Messenger”, or “Confirm your identity using Google”.
Well, whichever verification method you choose, I will be explaining some things you should expect there.
Have Us Call You
If you are opting for “Have us call you”, here is what you should expect:
- You will see a code on your screen. When you get PayPal’s call, you are to make use of that code. Also, you will be asked to create a new password for your PayPal account, and confirm it to be sure you entered it correctly.
Receive a Text
If you are opting for “Receive a Text”, enter the 6 digit code that was sent to your device and click on “Next”. After that, you will be asked to create a new password and confirm it also, to be sure you correctly entered your password.
Receive an Email
If you opted for “Receive an Email”, you will have to enter the 6 digit code that was sent to your email, then click on “Continue”. You might also be prompted to confirm your card number. Next, is to create a new password and confirm it.
If you choose to “Receive an Email” and you didn’t get anything in your email, then check your “: Spam” folder or click on “Resend” to get the code again
Answer Security Questions
Going for “Answer Security Questions”?, follow the onscreen instructions by entering your answers, then click on “Continue”. You might be asked to confirm the card number. After that, you will have to create a new password and confirm it.
Confirm Through Facebook Messenger
If you choose to “Confirm Through Facebook Messenger”, click on “Send Code” and enter the 6 digit code that was sent to your Messenger and click on “Confirm”. PayPal will tell you to create a new password and confirm it to be sure it is correct.
How to recover your PayPal account password through your Google Email Account
You might have 1 or more than 1 Gmail accounts that are linked to your PayPal account. In this case, you might go through an authorization challenge unto logging in to your PayPal account.
However, if you are signed in to a Google account before the challenge, just tap “Continue” to finish up.