Backup payment method information
- If your PayPal account balance does not have sufficient funds to complete the transaction you can choose a backup funding source to complete the purchase.
- To use a bank account as your backup payment method, link a credit or debit card to your PayPal account
- Your maximum backup funding limit is the same as the daily spending limit on your PayPal Debit MasterCard®.
- You can change or remove your PayPal Debit MasterCard's® backup payment source if the payment source is not currently being used to make a payment.
- While funds are in process from your backup source that portion of the backup limit will not be available.
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