- Log in to your PayPal account using your personal information.
- At the top of the screen, select the ‘Send and Request’ tab.
- To pay for goods and services, click the ‘Pay for Goods and Services option.
- Click ‘Next’ after entering the recipient’s email address in the box.
- In the text box below, enter the amount of money you want to give to the recipient as well as any other messages.
- Verify the transaction.
Sellers can take money for the sale of goods and services using their personal PayPal accounts. You can either keep the money in a connected Cash Account or transfer it to a bank account, debit card, or credit card after you receive it.
Yes. Scammers can also target PayPal sellers. The seller may receive an email from PayPal indicating that monies have been deposited into their account pending confirmation, along with a link or button to click to make the money available to them.
Enter the recipient’s phone number, contact name, or email address, or choose from a list of contacts already associated with your account.
Fill in the payment amount and, if desired, a note.
In the pop-up that opens, select “Paying for an item or service.”
When you don’t receive your item from a seller, or when you receive an item that isn’t what you purchased, PayPal’s Buyer Protection program entitles you to a refund for the full purchase price of the item plus any original shipping fees you paid, if any.
Transactions involving items delivered in person in connection with a purchase made in your physical store may be eligible for PayPal Seller Protection if the buyer paid for the transaction in person using the PayPal goods and services QR code.
If you report unlawful transactions conducted using your PayPal account within 180 days of the payment date, you can claim a refund. You’re out of luck if you transmitted money to a scammer as part of a phishing scam or using PayPal’s peer-to-peer payments system.
Have a PayPal account that is up to date. Use your PayPal account to pay for the qualified item. Before registering a claim with the Resolution Center, try to contact the seller directly to address your issue. Within the timeframe specified, respond to PayPal’s request for documentation and other information.
PayPal’s transaction processing fees range from 1.9 percent to 3.5 percent of the transaction amount, plus a set cost of 5 cents to 49 cents. The amount you pay is determined by the PayPal product you use. Although it may not appear to be a significant sum, a $100 transaction will cost you between $2 and $3.99.