How do I check the status of a PayPal payment?

You can use either the PayPal app or website to check your payment and transfer status.

To check your payment and transfer status from the PayPal app:

  1. Scroll down to see 'Your activity'. Your most recent payments and transfers are shown.
  2. To see more, next to 'Your activity', tap the arrow.
  3. Tap each heading to view your Activity by All, Payments Received or Payments Sent.
  4. To sort your transactions further, tap the options icon in the top right corner.


To check your payment and transfer status from a computer:

  1. Go to Activity.
  2. To sort your transactions further, next to the search bar at the top of the page, click Filters.
  3. The status of your transaction will be listed below the sender or recipients' name.