PayPal needs your street address because we use it as your default billing address. In addition, some credit card companies use your street address for authentication purposes, even if you have a different billing address.
Why do you need my street address?
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How do I change my street address?Heres how to update your address. Click the Settings icon next to Log out. Click Manage all addresses in the Address section. Click Update under the address you want to change. Enter your changes and click Update Address. We will automatically validate your address, and may suggest a Which email address does my customer send a payment to?When you receive a payment for an item listed on eBay with PayPal as a payment option, the payment is sent to the email address designated in the Sell Your Item form for that listing. When a buyer uses the send money flow from their PayPal account, the What is the difference between my street address and my billing address?Your street address is the address where you reside. Your billing address is the address to which your credit card bills are sent. How do I confirm my email address?Youll need to confirm your email address before you can send or receive money. Heres how to confirm your email address. Go to Settings. Click Update next to the email address you want to confirm. Click Confirm this email and well send you an email. In the email Why do I need to add a credit card or bank account in order to use my gift certificate? For security purposes, you may be required to add a credit card or bank account to your PayPal account before you can redeem your gift certificate. Why can't I log in?If youre having trouble logging in, you may just need to clear your cache and cookies from your Internet browser. If you need help doing this, go to your browsers support page, or do a web search with How do I clear cache and cookies in (Your Internet Do you need a PayPal account to contribute to a Money Pool?Yes, to contribute to a Money Pool you must have a PayPal account. If you, or someone who would like to contribute to your Money Pool, dont already have a PayPal account, sign up is fast and free. How do I remove an email address from my contact list or address book?You can add, edit, and delete contacts from your PayPal address book within the Invoice Settings area of your PayPal account. Heres how to access your PayPal address book. Click Send and Request near the top of the page. Click Create Invoice. Under Settings, click Address Book. Click How do I edit my shipping address options?When creating your PayPal payment buttons, you can choose one of the following shipping address options: Make shipping optional input type="checkbox" title="Manual" name="no_shipping" value="0" No shipping needed input type="checkbox" title="Manual" name="no_shipping" value="1" Yes, require shipping input type="checkbox" title="Manual" name="no_shipping" value="2" To edit your PayPal payment button, retrieve the How do I update or remove my email address?You may add up to eight email addresses to your PayPal account. 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This merchant allows you to pay using only this address. If you need to use a different address, return to the merchants site and enter the correct address.Why can't my customers choose a ship-to address other than the default address for their PayPal account?When your buyers use PayPal hosted buttons, PayPal prepopulates the Shipping Address field with the buyers default shipping address (the address stored in their PayPal account). To enable buyers to override this setting, update your PayPal buttons to include an advanced variable that prompts the buyer to specify How do I edit the billing address linked to my credit card? Heres how you can change the billing address for your debit or credit card: Log in to your PayPal account. Click Wallet at the top of the page. Clickthe card to update. Click Edit. Enter your information and click Save. How do I whitelist my server’s IP address so it can access PayPal APIs?PayPal doesnt require merchants to whitelist specific IP addresses to access PayPal Classic or REST APIs. However, PayPal does offer optional IP address whitelisting features for Payflow Pro and PayPal Manager. Whitelist access to Payflow Pro To increase security, you can specify up to 16 different IP addresses Do I need a bank account, debit card, or credit card to set up my Money Pool?No, you only need a PayPal Personal account. If you want to transfer the money you receive, just add a bank account to your PayPal account. What is PayPal.Me?What is PayPal.Me? PayPal.Me is a faster, easier way to get paid through PayPal. Just share your very own PayPal.Me link (paypal.me/YourName) with your friends and family, and they can send you money for lunch, chip in for a group gift, or any other reason they need to What are common scams and how do I spot them?Offers that sound too good to be true, probably are Most of us are careful if a stranger approaches on the street and offers a deal thats just too good to be true. But were much less cautious online, putting us at risk. Advance fee fraud If you
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