How do I change my password and security questions?
To change your PayPal password or your security questions:
- Go to your Settings.
- Click Security then Edit next to Password or Security questions.
- Follow the instructions.
- Include uppercase and lowercase letters, special characters, numbers, and symbols to help protect your password.
- Create a password that is unique to PayPal.
- The password must be at least 8 characters long.
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