A transaction cannot be canceled once it has been authorized. If this happens and monies are deposited to your PayPal account, you can withdraw the money from your PayPal account by selecting “Withdraw” at the top of your welcome page after you’ve logged in.
Log in to your PayPal account as usual with your username and password.
Go to the top of the page and select the Activity menu.
Select All Transactions from the drop-down menu.
Locate the payment
On the pending payment, click the Cancel button.
Go to your PayPal account and sign in.
At the top of the page, select Activity.
All transactions should be selected.
Click Cancel after you’ve found the payment.
Click Cancel Payment on the next page.
Unfortunately, that’s not straightforward to do—until the transaction is completed, your card issuer has no authority to cancel or change it. Contact the merchant who made the charge if you want to cancel the transaction before then. Request that they call your card issuer and get the transaction reversed.
You can’t undo or cancel a PayPal transaction that has already been completed. Only if the payment is indicated as Pending or Unclaimed on the Transaction details page may it be canceled.
You can’t change a pending transaction until it’s finalized and posted to your account, because it’s transitory and subject to change.
Unhappy customers may request that a PayPal transaction be reversed. They can do so by contacting their credit card company or bank, or by filing a PayPal dispute or chargeback. Any of these possibilities could result in significant losses for the merchant in terms of time, goods, income, and reputation.
You have the option to cancel the payment at any moment before they do so or before the 30-day period has passed. It will be automatically deactivated after 30 days. To cancel a PayPal payment that has not been accepted, follow the procedures below: Go to your PayPal account and sign in.
If you purchased using a credit or debit card and the supplier refused to refund your money, your card provider – generally your bank – may agree to reverse the transaction. This is referred to as a chargeback. You should call your bank or credit card provider right away to lodge a chargeback.
You can contact the card issuer can be notified by phone, email, or letter. Your card issuer has no legal authority to require that you first ask the entity accepting the payment. If you want them to, they must cease the payments. If you request that a payment be halted, the card issuer should review each case individually.