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What’s a primary email address? How do I change my primary email address?


You can use primary email address to receive payments and notifications from PayPal. To update an email address, you must have at least 2 email addresses on file. After you add and confirm a new email address, you can make it your primary email address.
Step 1: Add a new email address to your PayPal account
Step 2: Confirm the email address
Step 3: Change your primary email address. Here’s how:
  1. Go to Settings.
  2. Click Update beside your new email address.
  3. Check “Make this your primary email address to receive notifications.”
  4. Click Change Email Address.
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