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How do I view or edit my account information?

Your profile summary for your PayPal account contains your registered personal and financial information, including your bank and debit or credit details, registered phone numbers, email addresses, and street addresses. In your profile, you can add additional cards, bank accounts, email addresses or street addresses, phone numbers and even change your password or security questions.

Here's how to change the phone number on your PayPal account:

  1. Go to your Settings page. (This link may ask you to log in)
  2. Click Edit beside your phone number.
  3. Make your changes and click Change Number.

Here’s how to change your password:

  1. Go to your Settings page. (This link may ask you to log in)
  2. Click the Security tab below your profile picture.
  3. Click Edit beside "Password."
  4. Enter your new password and click Change Password.

Here’s how to change your security questions:

  1. Go to your Settings page. (This link may ask you to log in)
  2. Click the Security tab below your profile picture.
  3. Click Edit beside "Security Questions."
  4. Enter your security questions and answers, and click Save.

Here's how to change your street address:

  1. Go to your Settings page. (This link may ask you to log in)
  2. Click Edit under the Address you want to change.
  3. Enter your address information and click Change Address.

Please note that you can’t change your address to another country. If you’re moving abroad, you’ll need to close your existing account and open a new account.

Here’s how you can change your name:

  1. Go to your Settings page. (This link may ask you to log in)
  2. Click Edit next to your name.
  3. Follow the instructions.

* You can change the name on your account if it's misspelled or if you've legally changed your name. If you have a business account, you can change the contact name for your business. However, it is not possible to change the name on your account to another person's name.

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