2017 mCommerce Trends Report

Aug 07 2020 | PayPal editorial staff

This edition explores two critical elements of the digital shopping experience – the relevance and importance of security and shipping on consumers’ attitudes to mobile commerce.

Frequently asked questions.

By adding your mobile number to your PayPal account, you'll be able to use text messaging to get your balance and send or request money. If someone sends you money to your mobile number, it goes directly to your PayPal account.

Here's how to add your mobile phone number:
  1. Go to Profile Settings.
  2. Click Update next to 'Phone'.
  3. Click the + plus sign.
  4. Select 'Mobile' as the phone type and enter the phone number.
  5. Click Add Number.
After you add your mobile number to your PayPal account, you can confirm it if you'd like.  Here's how to confirm your mobile phone number after you've added it to your PayPal account:
  1. Select 'Confirm PayPal Mobile' from the menu. Stay logged in and don’t exit from the window. We'll send you a text message with a confirmation code.
  2. Enter the code.
  3. Click Confirm phone.
Take Action: Add and confirm your mobile phone number.
Yes. Donors without PayPal accounts can still pay or donate by debit or credit card on most PayPal online products and through PayPal Here on mobile devices.
When you add your mobile number to your PayPal account, we send you a text message with a confirmation code. Enter the code in your PayPal account to confirm your mobile number. For security reasons, the code expires in 15 minutes.

To resend the code:
  1. Go to Your Profile.
  2. Beside the mobile number you want to confirm, click Update.
  3. Click Confirm your number.
  4. Click Resend confirmation code. When you receive the code, enter it and click Validate.

PayPal Here is a mobile payment solution. It lets you simply and securely accept multiple forms of payment wherever your business takes you within Australia. PayPal Here helps you increase your customer base, and make more sales.

To sign up for PayPal Here, go to the app store for your smartphone and download the PayPal Here app.

More information about PayPal Here.

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