Helpful tips

Does PayPal ever contact you by phone?

Does PayPal ever contact you by phone?

Just know, PayPal will never call you and ask for your personal information because the real PayPal should already have it.

How do I know if a message from PayPal is real?

How do I know if the PayPal email is genuine? PayPal themselves say that if there’s a problem with your account then they would let you know via the website/app in the message centre. A genuine email from PayPal would also address you by name and not start with ‘Dear Customer’.

Does PayPal call you about suspicious activity?

“This is PayPal calling about a possible fraudulent transaction on your account. They leave a number or make it simple to click-call from your smartphone. Don’t call these numbers. If you need to contact us, visit the Contact Us link on any PayPal page for the real phone number.

How can you tell a fake PayPal email?

Here are some of the signs to help you spot a fake PayPal email:

  1. A generic greeting, like “Dear user” or “Hello, PayPal member.” We’ll never send an email with a generic greeting.
  2. A request for financial information, or other personal information Never share your bank account number, debit, or credit card number.

Why would PayPal send a security code?

The PayPal Security Key gives you a second authentication factor when you’re logging in to your account. These two factors give you stronger account security. What is it? The PayPal Security Key sends you a temporary security code via SMS that you enter in addition to your password to log in to PayPal.

How do I get money back from PayPal?

Ask For a Refund There’s no button for refund requests on PayPal. However, sellers can manually issue a refund up to 180 days after a transaction. If you haven’t, contact the seller and ask for a refund. If they’re not sure how to issue one, all they have to do is look up the transaction in their records.