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How do I request money using my mobile phone?


You can request money via the PayPal Mobile App or with a text message:

PayPal Mobile App:

  1. Go to
  2. Click Get the PayPal App.
  3. Select the phone you have and click Download.

After you complete the download, you can request money via the PayPal App. You will get an email when the payment is complete.

Text Message:

Text the amount and the recipient's phone number to 729725 (PAYPAL).  For example, to request $10.00 from the phone number 408-555-1111, text “Request 10 from 4085551111”

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