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Send money to friends or family

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Send money to friends or family
Send money to friends or family
Sending money to family or friends is easy with your PayPal account.
  • Send money to friends or family

To send money to friends or family, log in to your PayPal account, click Send Money at the top of the page, and fill out the form. We'll send an email alerting them of the payment. When they log in to their PayPal account, they'll receive their money. If they don't have a PayPal account yet, they can sign up with the email address where they received notification of their payment.

If you want to send money on the go, you can use the PayPal mobile app on your smartphone. Enter the recipient's mobile number or email address and a payment amount. We'll send an email or text message telling them they have a payment waiting. If their phone number isn't linked to their account, they can log in and add the phone number to receive their money.

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