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:
- Go to Settings.
- Click Update beside your new email address.
- Check “Make this your primary email address to receive notifications.”
- Click Change Email Address.
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How do I update email addresses in my PayPal account? next to "Email." Enter your email address . Click "Add Email."I forgot my password. How do I reset my password? Click Having trouble logging in? Enter the email address that you registered in your PayPal account, and click Next Select your preferred option to confirm your account ownership, and click NextHow do I change my password? Click Having trouble logging in? Enter the email address that you registered in your PayPal account, and click Next Select your preferred option to confirm your account ownership, and click NextHow do I know if an email is from PayPal and how do I report a suspicious email? We’ll never ask you to include your financial information, your password, or the answer to your PayPal security questions in your emails to us. We’ll never attach any software updates in our emails and ask you to install it to your devices. If you receive an email notification about your transaction, always log in to your PayPal account and go to ActivityHow do I update the expiration date of the debit or credit card registered in my PayPal account? When the debit or credit card registered in your PayPal account is about to expire, we’ll send you an email reminder with instructions on how to update the expiration date. Once the registered card expires, you won’t be able to make payments using that card.How do I unsubscribe email notifications from PayPal? You can unsubscribe some of the emails we send, such as promotion emails and payment notifications. Here's how you can view and edit your notification preferences: Log in to your PayPal account.How do I view or edit my account information? Settings To view or edit your personal information, such as your registered phone numbers, email addresses , and street addresses, please go to your . To view or edit your financial information, such as your bank and debit or credit card details, please click WalletHow 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. Here's how to access your PayPal address book: Send and RequestHow do I remove the limitation on my account? How long will it take? Depending on the complexity of your specific case, sometimes the review may take longer. Please refer to our email updates on your case, or track your case status in the .How do I complete identity confirmation and how can I check the status? If your names differ, please on the PayPal account. Depending on the type of name change, you may need to provide additional documents. We’ll proceed your request after receiving all the required documents, and email you in a few days when the name change is complete.What if I can no longer access the email address for my PayPal account? next to email address that you want to change. Enter the new email address , and click Change email address Click on the email address you've just added, and click Confirm this email addressI didn’t receive the email address confirmation link. What do I do? Go to your Under " Email address " section, click Edit beside the email you want to confirm.What does it mean if my account access is limited? We've sent you an email asking for more information, or We're reviewing the information you provided and we'll email you with an update (usually within 3 business days). If you still have questions about your account access, contact customer service by clicking ContactWhat are reserves? Why is there a reserve on my PayPal account? Why did I get a reserve? We’ll review the account periodically to determine whether the reserve should be removed or adjusted. We’ll email you whenever there’s an update on your reserves.How do I confirm my email address? complete the identity confirmation *If you’re required to , you’ll need to complete the process first before you can add a new email address to your account. Here's how to confirm your email address:What if I forgot my email address? Here's how to recover your email address : Click Log In at the top right corner of the page.How do I receive money? Payments are sent to you using your email address . If a payment has already been sent to you, you should have received an email notification letting you know that you've received a payment.How do I get started with Website Payments? Sign up for a PayPal Premier or Business account, or upgrade your existing PayPal account. Confirm your email address . Provide your bank account information.How do I send payments? Click Pay for goods or services Enter the recipient's email address , and click Next
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