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How do I delete my Skype billing agreement on PayPal?

How do I delete my Skype billing agreement on PayPal? I wanted to delete the PayPal payment method from my Skype account, but I've been told to delete the agreement on PayPal. However, I can't find ...
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How can I setup two step verification in PayPal?

I read in the NYTimes that PayPal supports two-step verification, but I can't see where to set it up. How do I set up two-step verification in PayPal?
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Is there a catch to PayPal's Premier account type?

I clicked the "upgrade account" button on PayPal and upgraded my account to Premier by accident, thinking that I would be able to see the fee or restriction by pressing Continue enough, but nothing ...
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How can I verify my PayPal account without giving them direct access to my bank account?

Most sites where you can buy products with PayPal require your account to be verified. It appears that the only way to verify your account is by associating it with your bank account. I prefer not to ...
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How do I make a PayPal donate button default to an amount?

How do I make a PayPal donate button default to $10 but enable users to change the amount?
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what information does PayPal provide to vendors?

When paying for services with paypal, what information does the seller have about the purchaser? Name? Country? From their privacy policy: Customer Service: for customer service purposes, ...
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Can I add a credit/debit card to PayPal that's under someone else's name?

My girlfriend would like to add her debit card to my PayPal so that we just have one PayPal that has both mine and her cards, and it would be easier because we live at the same address. Unfortunately,...
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Does Paypal keep their cut on cancelled payments?

Say I have two email addresses X and Y. I normally use X and keep Y for more private uses, such as Paypal. Somebody mistakenly sent me a payment to the X email address. I could tell them to cancel the ...
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Can I create a new Paypal account if I have completely no access to the old one?

I need advice: many years ago I created a PayPal account using an email address in the @activist.cc domain. According to a fellow user here of Super User, the @activist.cc domain used to be owned by ...
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Make a PayPal donation anonymously

I'd like to make an anonymous PayPal donation. Is it possible? If not, what if I make a PayPal payment using my credit card directly (i.e. not logged in with an account)? Does it show up as anonymous ...
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PayPal - How to remove recipient from the autocomplete list?

When I am sending money via PayPal there are some recipients which appear in the autocomplete list. This is the list of emails which appear when I start typing recipients email address. How can I ...
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How to track periodic payments with PayPal?

I want to create a Webservice where companies can place their ad on my webpage. They have to pay money for the ad: periodically every month. I want to realize the payment with PayPal. But i have to ...
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Setting Up PayPal Micro Payments

So I'm trying to follow these instructions to configure Micro Payments. I'm getting this error message and haven't been able to find a solution. You haven't created any settings for making small ...
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Confirm mobile number in PayPal

I've set up a new PayPal account and the Summary page asks me to confirm my mobile number. When I click the link, it just takes me to my Settings page. There's no option to confirm my mobile number ...
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PayPal does not want to use PayPal balance, but forces to use credit card

I am sending money to family and want to use my PayPal balance as it charges a 1% fee. However, each time I try to send it, PayPal offers credit card which has a much larger fee. I read that PayPal ...
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How to change time zone in Paypal?

This is the official answer from Paypal for this question: Log in to your PayPal account. Click Profile near the top of the page. Click Settings. Click Update in the Time zone section. Select ...
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View PayPal history prior to 2011

I am trying to see a transaction I made years ago. The PayPal transactions only went up to 2011. Is there anyway to see further than that or is that lost forever?
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How to list all active recurring payment profiles in PayPal?

I have about 500 recurring payment profiles in PayPal. How can I export a list of all of them that are currently active?
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Change PayPal address from Canadian to USA

I just moved from Canada to US and want to add my USA address and credit card with US billing address to PayPal, but not able to do this. I read this discussion from 2011, and it looks like I need to ...
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Is paypal-community legitimate, or is it phishing?

I see this website https://www.paypal-community.com I worry that if I was to mistype a letter it could go to a phishing site I also worry that the site itself isn't legitimate. Is it, and what can ...
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How can I change my nationality in my PayPal account without having to open a new one?

Is there any way to change one's nationality in a PayPal account without having to open a new one?
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Is it possible to get a PayPal Sandbox account without creating a PayPal account?

Recently PayPal changed their Sandbox account section. Now it asks for a real PayPal account to get into the Sandbox account. As I don't have a PayPal account, is there any way to get back into my ...
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How do I add a PayPal button for donations for a non profit Facebook Page?

I can’t find how or where I can add a donate button for PayPal to our page. I have seen other humane societies have this PayPal button or page and would like to add one to ours. We already have a ...
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Blocking incoming PayPal payments?

I would like to temporarily block incoming payments to my PayPal account. I've looked under Profile -> Settings but can't find any option to block payments. Is there any way I can do this?
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Change PayPal recent activity from 7 days to 30 days

In my PayPal account dashboard, at the bottom of the page, I have a table that displays my recent activity from the last 7 days. Is it possible to change from last 7 days to last 30 days?
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Is it possible to make the buyer pay the fee when accepting payments via PayPal?

When accepting payments via PayPal is it possible to make the buyer pay the fee?
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Is there a way to check if a PayPal account is suspicious or fraud

Is there a public database of fraudulent PayPal emails? Someone private in an online forum NOT EBAY / AMAZON (I was discussing that item) suggested me via private message an item he claims to have ...
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What are some alternatives to Paypal, that would let users create a very simple payment landing page? [closed]

I'm looking for an alternative to Paypal that would let users create very simple payment page (if possible, on a subdomain) in a few clicks. Ideally, it would be developer-friendly or appeal to the ...
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How can I create a link for patrons to pay for an event using Paypal?

I'm running a concert and I want to be able to have people buy will-call tickets via Paypal. I am familiar with creating a 'buy it now' button, and have created some effectively in the past. ...
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PayPal gives an error unless I use its currency conversion

PayPal doesn't allow me to pay unless I use its currency conversion. If I select "Bill me in the currency listed on the seller's invoice", it gives me an error - "You cannot use this credit card for ...
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Automatically edit subject line to include something from body, like PayPal transaction id

Here is the problem, and you can search and find lots of people who complain about it: Let's say you sell something (e.g., run a small business selling on the Internet) and you use PayPal to accept ...
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Do I need SSL even with PayPal transaction?

In my website, I have a Product Order Form. When a fills the necessary details and clicks Submit, the control is transferred to PayPal for processing transaction. I have a business account. I want ...
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How to clear/hide transaction history in PayPal account?

I am using a shared PC with my brother and I don't want him to know about my PayPal transactions. (Because I often forgot to logout before leaving the PC.) So I want to know how to clear/hide the ...
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How to use Paypal to run a business?

What are some things that you should know about the PayPal service if you want to use it as a clearinghouse for financial transactions for your small business? Specifically, I'm interested in things ...
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How long does bank verification take with PayPal?

I have created a business account on PayPal. I wanted to add a bank account, so I navigated to My Account → Profile → Add or Remove Bank Account and I entered my IBAN number. In order to activate my ...
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Transfer Money From AMEX to PayPal

How can I transfer money from AMEX to PayPal. PayPal has an "Add Fund" option, but it didn't really work for me. The error I got was: PayPal does not currently offer the ability to add funds ...
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How do I use create orders/quotes in Cognito Forms without connecting to Stripe/PayPal?

We would like to use the payments feature but we don't want to actually receive online payments. We just want to give quotes to our clients. As far as we understand we can do that by creating a ...
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Skype - Paypal - Bank: how much are the costs

I'm recharging my Skype account with my Paypal account connected to my bank How much are the costs ? I was wondering if I'm losing a lot of money by letting paypal get money from my bank account and ...
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Add PayPal payment button to the form

How might I add a PayPal payment button to my Cognito form?
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How to set up PayPal's two-factor authentication with a mobile app or trust my computer?

I just set up two-factor authentication feature for my account with PayPal, but I can't seem to find a way how to set it up to either trust my desktop computer (so that it doesn't ask for a PIN on it) ...
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PayPal charges the wrong fee on production - on Sandbox everything is OK

We are using PayPal to receive micro transactions from our apps. The problem is that on production PayPal is charging a much larger fee than it should (afaik). So I suppose there's something wrong in ...
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Default banking account with which money is received within PayPal

If I have a few bank accounts associated with PayPal, and I receive a payment, then which account will it go into? Does it transfer to a default account or must I manually transfer it to one of my ...
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Paypal and tracking

I was thinking about setting up Paypal. One issue I have is tracking. If I accept money today and want to refund it a year or two from now, do I have the proper tracking to know who sent me $$ and how ...
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paypal “buy now” - shipping cost calculation

I need to generate a paypal "buy now" button to sell a book. Can someone explain me how to implement the automatic shipping costs calculation with paypal? The documentation refers to an option that ...
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PayPal sending payment emails to primary email but NOT business email?

I'm using PayPal web payment standard on 2 of my websites. With the payment form having business being a non-primary email in my PayPal account, the payment email (Notification of payment received) is ...
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What plan level is required to use PayPal with Cognito Forms?

I have a PayPal account and want to use it to collect payment with Cognito Forms. Do I need a paid account, and if so, which one?
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How to update phone number on PayPal account

I recently obtained a new phone number and would like to update it on my PayPal account, but I cannot find the option as to where and how could I update the old number with the new one. Is this ...
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PayPal Instant Payment Notification Warning

I got the following email from paypal: Hello MyName, Please check your server that handles PayPal Instant Payment Notifications (IPN). IPNs sent to the following URL(s) are failing: ...
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Can funds be exchanged between PayPal accounts with multiple currencies

I have a PayPal account that has money in both Canadian and US dollars. I would like to convert my US dollars to Canadian. Is this possible?
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In PayPal, how do I transfer between accounts on the same email address?

In PayPal, I would like to transfer money between accounts that are on the same email address. How can I do that?