PayPal Customer Service Number
PayPal is a user-friendly platform. Buying anything online, sending money to friends and relatives, or receiving money is a fairly simple process.
If something goes wrong with your account, such as being locked out or having funds frozen, you may need to contact a company representative.
Thankfully, PayPal provides multiple options for customers to contact them. Depending on your preferences, you can do this in several ways. This article explains all you need to know about PayPal and PayPal Customer Service Number.
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How to call PayPal
The best way to contact PayPal is by phone at 1-888-221-1161. If you can, call from the PayPal account phone number. Your Social Security number’s last four digits will suffice.
This phone number can help with billing, account, and fraudulent charges.
If you don’t want to call PayPal, you can get support online. This may be slower.
Contacting PayPal online
The site’s Help Center, PayPal Community Forums, and Resolution Center can likely resolve any other general concerns. You must be logged into your PayPal account to use these features.
The Community Forums and Resolution Center are much slower and do not involve PayPal. So, here’s how to use PayPal’s Help Center, your next best option.
1. Login to your PayPal account.
2. Once logged in, scroll down to “Contact Us” or go to www.paypal.com/us/smarthelp/home.
3. Opens the Help Center. Browse through the issues mentioned below to find articles on every topic.
4. To contact us, scroll to the bottom and click “Message us.”
5. You’ll be asked to enter your issue in a chat window, and you’ll get a generic response.
Then type “Need more help” and your message will be routed to a PayPal agent. Depending on the time of day, they should react within an hour.
PayPal Credit is a revolving credit line accessible via your PayPal account. You don’t need a physical credit card using PayPal Credit. Instead, you can use PayPal Credit anyplace PayPal is accepted. If you don’t pay your debt in full each month, you’ll be charged interest and/or fees.
The Venmo Mastercard is a real card that may be used at any merchant that accepts Mastercard. So you can use your Venmo balance at more traditional businesses. While the Venmo Mastercard has built-in overdraft protection, it is more of a debit card (linked to your Venmo balance) than a real credit card.
PayPal Cash is the account that keeps your PayPal funds. PayPal Cash is a new function released in 2019.
Whenever you receive money via PayPal, you can opt to deposit it into your own bank account or keep it in your PayPal Cash account. You can use your PayPal Cash balance to send money to friends and family or make purchases without linking an external bank account. You can also use PayPal Cash to pay with Google Pay or Samsung Pay.
PayPal acts as a middleman between two parties wishing to exchange funds. If you send money to pay for a purchase or a service, PayPal will deduct a small processing charge from the total before sending it to the recipient.
If you own a business and want to accept PayPal as payment, you must first open a PayPal Business account. While a personal PayPal account can be used to sell items, a PayPal Business account may be more suitable for businesses wishing to streamline operations. Both PayPal accounts provide fraud protection, increased security, and transaction encryption.
Here are some PayPal benefits and drawbacks:
* PayPal is a simple method to send money to friends and relatives. Paying with PayPal increases security and reduces fraud. PayPal can assist you get your money back if you pay with PayPal for a fraudulent purchase. * No costs for sending money to friends and relatives via PayPal.
* While sending money to friends and family is free, sending money to businesses incurs fees. PayPal also charges 1% for fast money access; a free bank transfer takes days. PayPal has a bad reputation for aggressive account freezing. Then they freeze your account till you verify you haven’t done anything illegal.