PayPal: Why is my account locked?

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

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The only way to find out why the account is locked and how to unlock it is to call PayPal. You can call PayPal here.
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Author: BenF • February 17th, 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: Why is my account locked?; Can't remember security answers to security questions and need to edit my phone number; I am unable to access my account because when I enter my date of birth it gets rejected; My bank out **$ in PayPal but its not there its says it will be available on * the may were us yo...; by mistake ***.******.*****.**over chareg please refnd back in my account; Forgot password,they can't reach me, they have wrong phone*... So we put together this guide to try to help. It has 1 step(s) to it. It takes an average of 121 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.

Why does GetHuman Write How-to Guides for PayPal Problems?

GetHuman has been working for over 10 years on sourcing information about big organizations like PayPal that helps customers resolve customer service issues faster. We started with contact information and fastest ways to reach a human at big companies. Particularly ones with slow or complicated IVR or phone menu systems. From there, we realized that consumers still needed more detailed help solving the most common problems, so we expanded to this set of guides, which grows every day. If you have other problems or questions and you can't find the solution here, please let us know. We are writing new step by step guides every day for problems like this. And if you spot any issues with our Why is my account locked? guide, please let us know by sending us feedback. We want to be as helpful as possible. If you appreciated this guide, please share it with your favorite people. Our free information and tools is powered by you, the customer. The more people that use it, the better it gets.

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