Linking your PayPal account to your eBay account means that you are only some clicks away from paying for something, receiving payment for something or deciding to choose a delivery or shipping address.
As buyers, connecting your PayPal to your eBay account comes with its advantages since it lets you pay a seller without revealing your credit card details. It also helps with international payment in several currencies.
As an eBay seller, PayPal is a fast and simple way to receive payment, create shipping labels, and record tracking info. If you own a PayPal account and you are verified, linking your PayPal account to eBay is possible.
To get this done, you have to be verified on PayPal and eBay. For verification on Paypal, confirmation of your identity is important and you have to give PayPal your bank account details. See How To Link My PayPal Account To My eBay Account?:
- Tap "My eBay" at the top right of the page.
- You will be asked to sign in to your account, and this will lead you to your account summary page.
- Tap "Account" at the top and then tap "PayPal Account" in the "Payments" tab.
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- Right here, tap "Link my PayPal Account." If you do not have a PayPal account, you will be able to register from this page.
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- You will be led to log into your PayPal account. Type in your email address and password, and then tap "Return to eBay" to complete the setup.
Your accounts are now connected and you can start sending and receiving payment through PayPal.
More Information About Paypal
PayPal Holdings Inc trading as PayPal, is an American company operating a worldwide online payments system that supports online money transfers and serves as an electronic alternative to traditional paper methods like checks and money orders. The company operates as a payment processor for online vendors, auction sites, and many other commercial users, for which it charges a fee in exchange for benefits such as one-click transactions and password memory. PayPal's payment system, also called PayPal, is considered a type of payment rail.
Established in 1998 as Confinity, PayPal had its initial public offering in 2002, and became a wholly-owned subsidiary of eBay later that year. eBay spun off PayPal in 2015. The company ranked 222nd on the 2018 Fortune 500 of the largest United States corporations by revenue.
At a 2019 World Economic Forum panel in Davos, founder Luke Nosek stated that PayPal’s initial mission was to "create a global currency that was independent of interference by these, you know, corrupt cartels of banks and governments that were debasing their currencies". Nosek said this mission ultimately failed because of investor pressure to release a product as soon as possible.
On March 19, 2019, PayPal announced its partnership with Instagram as part of the company's new checkout feature, "Checkout on Instagram".