How do I report an unauthorized transaction or account activity?
If you notice a payment that you didn't authorize, let us know right away through our Resolution Center. There's no time limit on how long you have to report an unauthorized transaction.
To report unauthorized activity on the web:
- Go to the Resolution Center.
- Click Report a problem.
- Choose the payment you want to report and click Continue.
- Choose "I want to report unauthorized activity."
- Follow the steps to report the payment.
To report unauthorized activity on the app:
- Tap Wallet.
- Tap Activity.
- Tap on the payment you want to report.
- Tap Report a Problem.
- Select the reason for the report and follow the steps.
Once you've filed an unauthorized transaction, we'll investigate it. You'll receive an email within 10 days.
To cancel an automatic payment on the web:
- Go to Settings.
- Click Payments.
- Click Manage automatic payments.
- Select the merchant's name or email address and click Cancel.
To cancel an automatic payment on the app:
- Tap Wallet.
- Tap Automatic payments.
- Tap the merchant.
- Tap Remove PayPal as your payment method.
- Tap Remove to confirm the cancellation.
To request a refund for a completed payment, you’ll need to contact the seller.
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