I've set up a new PayPal account and the Summary page asks me to confirm my mobile number.

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When I click the link, it just takes me to my Settings page. There's no option to confirm my mobile number on that page. I can add a new phone number or edit my existing number, but neither gives the option to confirm that number.

What do I need to do to confirm the mobile number I've already set?

  1. Click on the Setting gear button from the top right
  2. Click on the Update link besides your mobile number enter image description here

And now you will be able to edit your mobile number and confirm it.


Have you tried removing all numbers than adding the primary as your cell? You must pick the "mobile" option on the "type of phone" menu. Choosing a home line doesn't seem to work for some reason.

  • There's no option for mobile vs landline (maybe differs per country). – Andrew Lott Oct 1 '16 at 11:47

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