PayPal: How do I change my email address?

A simple 4 step guide for solving this common PayPal problem quickly and effectively by GetHuman

1
Log in to your PayPal account.
2
Click the Profile icon next to "Log out."
3
Click Update next to Email.
4
If you want to change your current email address, simply add a new address and remove your old one.
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Author: BenF • January 27th, 2016

About this Step by Step Guide

After thousands of PayPal customers came to GetHuman in search of an answer to this problem, along with others, we decide it was high time to publish instructions. Here are just a few examples of the types of questions we were being asked or problems reported by users like you: PayPal: How do I change my email address?; I don't remember what email address I used for paypal account; An unauthorized charge made on an account I had closed more than a year ago; How do I find my old PayPal acct and activate and correct info?; It does not work the code by phone to verify my account , i receive the phone; Hi, I have a paypal account which i made years ago. I don't remember my password and I made it us...... So we put together this guide to try to help. It has 4 step(s) to it. It takes an average of 120 minutes to get through these steps according to other users, including time spent working through each step and contacting PayPal. And we tried to include a checklist of information you'll need when you try to fix this yourself. Best of luck and please let us know if you successfully resolve your issue with this.

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