How do I close my Paypal account?

A simple 3 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 Close your acccount under "Account options."
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Author: BenF • April 11th, 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: How do I close my Paypal account?; Unauthorized paypal charges on my credit card. I never use paypal.; I can't get "payments" at my profile as instructed to cancel payment of a future renewal to; you asked me *****@***.com; Last night I give details of my current account as there were issues with my password I'm worried it wasn't from you please help; Verify is ***-***-**** a paypay phone number or a scam?... So we put together this guide to try to help. It has 3 step(s) to it. It takes an average of 108 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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