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An American-based global e-commerce business allowing payments and money transfers to be made through the Internet.

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Is there a way to make money on YouTube without a bank account, and draw it out later

Is there any possible way to start making money from views on YouTube, and then later attach a bank account to draw out what's due? Or, does money that would had been made simply "go out the ...
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How do you remove the "shipping to" address when you send an invoice in PayPal?

I'm sending someone an invoice for contract work, and when they try to pay it, it asks for their shipping address. How do I remove this requirement? In this case, it doesn't make sense.
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Check how many orders placed with logged in PayPal users

During a PayPal checkout, users have the option to login with PayPal or type in their credit/debit card details directly (guest checkout). Is it possible to see if an order was placed by a user logged ...
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Is there a way in eBay / PayPal to get a list of all email addresses of people you have previously sold to?

Is there a way in eBay / PayPal to get a list of all email addresses of people you have previously sold to?
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Can you pay someone who has only a venmo account if you only have a paypal account?

Creating financial accounts adds risk, and maintenance. People naturally a hesitant to creating more. If one person has only a PayPal account, and wants to pay someone else who has only a Venmo ...
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How can I receive money on PayPal without giving a country ID? How can I change PayPal nationality? [duplicate]

I made a PayPal account 8 months ago and signed up with another nationality mistakenly (choosing nationality before the sign up page at the time wasn't clear and many cities all over the world share ...
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Lost phone number and PayPal need verify by phone number

My account was locked I can't log on my account and my recovery option was my email only but I made my account when I still had my old number, and have no way of accessing that number, and can't send ...
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Can't access PayPal account without phone

I tried logging into my PayPal account and the only way to log in is by entering a phone number I no longer have. I do not live in the United States and my phone is unable to make international calls. ...
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What is a PayPal "confirmation code", and how can you send one?

I use a PayPal account with Two-Factor-Authentication (2FA). Whenever I log in, after entering my password, I receive a code by text message like the following that I have to enter: PayPal: Your ...
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Paypal case closed, but problem is not resolved

I missed some important information from dispute, but case is already closed by Paypal. How could I reopen it or add some additional information?
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no pay link in paypal when going to a paypal.me link

I am aware that PayPal provides people with paypal.me links... I won't use the example of the specific person I want to pay, but it can be anybody, so as a demonstration example, suppose I want to pay ...
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How do I remove a PayPal account from being the default payment method in eBay?

When I go to pay for an item in eBay, the default payment method is the wrong PayPal account. I'd like to unlink it, but the best instructions I can find say the following: After logging in to eBay, ...
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if I use Braintree with PayPal do I pay BOTH Braintree and PayPal?

Braintree's standard processing fee is: 2.9% + $0.30 per transaction PayPal's fee for online processing is: a fee of 2.9% of the transaction amount plus a fixed fee based on the currency I don'...
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PayPal forces login and doesn't allow guest checkout when paying an Eventbrite ticket

I have an Eventbrite event and PayPal payment method. Some clients (and myself on one of my computers) have trouble: when they want to pay by card on Eventbrite and they click the Mastercard or VISA ...
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How to add PayPal donate button to my free WordPress blog

I am looking to add a PayPal donate button on my free wordpress.com blog. I am not sure whether - This is possible and allowable. If it is allowable what do I need to do to make it workable and any ...
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PayPal issue - account access is limited

I have the following issue: When I try to pay, I also get the following message: We aren't able to process your payment using your PayPal account at this time. Please go back to the merchant and ...
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How do I make my PayPal account have the features of a credit card processor and not just a PayPal button?

How do I make my PayPal account have the features of a credit card processor and not just a PayPal button?
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Why I'm forced to agree to PayPal terms even when I'm not using PayPal?

I'm trying to purchase something on eBay and I'm forced to accept PayPal terms, despite I'm not using PayPal to pay for the item. So it doesn't make any sense. I agree to the PayPal terms and ...
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How to send custom link to the buyer after purchase?

I've learned that it's not possible to customize eBay's End of Auction or End of Transaction emails without purchasing eBay Shop subscription which I'd like to avoid. However in my auction it's ...
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Disconnect Facebook and PayPal

Somehow I have got in a situation where whenever I use PayPal to pay for something it sends me a message on Facebook. I want to cancel my PayPal account and my Facebook account but before I would do ...
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Adding a credit card to Paypal - internal error "We are not able to process your request. Please try again later"

Problem: When I try to add a credit card on PayPal, I get the error message: Internal Error. We are not able to process your request. Please try again later. On Internet Explorer this happens as ...
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How to unlock PayPal account without phone

PayPal make my day, can't pay my invoices, can't access to my account, can't contact support because need anyway verify it by phone or text and my old number is inactive. Is not even possible to ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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PayPal Instant Payment Notification warning

I received 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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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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Add Paypal to Microsoft payment account, without adding a credit card

Is it possible to add PayPal to your Microsoft account without adding a credit card to your PayPal account? As a youngster, I do not have a credit card and I am not planning on getting one.
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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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How can I prevent a buyer from seeing my (company's) name on the PayPal receipt?

I initiated a test donation to my IndieGoGo campaign, and noticed, that supporter see my full name (Premier account) or my company name (Bussiness account) on payment summary screen (and probably in ...
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Does cancelling a recurring payment profile from PayPal send an IPN (Instant Payment Notification)? [closed]

I'm having an issue where if I log in to Paypal and cancel a recurring payment profile, that sends an IPN (Instant Payment Notification) to my web server listener URL. At least, that's what I think is ...
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How can I change my nationality in my PayPal account without having to open a new one? [duplicate]

Is there any way to change one's nationality in a PayPal account without having to open a new one?
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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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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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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?
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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 stop my Skype automatically setting up a billing agreement with PayPal every time I buy credit?

Surely it is not correct for Skype to be able to collect and use my PayPal password to take money out of my PayPal account without me filling in my password .. by automatically setting up a billing ...
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