PayPal Holdings, Inc. is a US based company that operates a worldwide online payment system. By using services of Paypal, Online money transfers are served as electronic alternatives to usual paper methods like cheque payments and money orders. PayPal is one of the largest Internet payment companies of the World. Paypal operates as an acquirer, it performs payment processing for online vendors, a huge number of auction sites and other commercial users, for which it charges a fee. In previous article we discussed about the process to add address in PayPal and to change address in Paypal . The reason you have landed on this page is to change your Primary Email Address in PayPal Account. Today, we will tell you how to change primary email address in PayPal Account.
How to change Primary Email Address in PayPal ?
1) Opening the Paypal Website and Signing into Paypal Account
First of all you need to open the PayPal Website (https://www.paypal.com/). Enter your Credentials(Email Address and Password) to login to your PayPal Account.
2) Proceeding to Account Overview
As soon as you login to your account, at the bottom of the screen you will find a button which says ‘Proceed to Account Overview’. Please click on this button.
3) Opening the PayPal Profile
Now you need to click on the Gear Icon at the top Right of the Screen(Just besides Log Out). This will open your PayPal Profile.
4) Proceeding to Add Email Adddress in PayPal Email Addresses Option
Now, at the right hand side you will find Email Addresses. At the top right side of this option you will find the + link. Please click on this + link to Add your new Email Address in PayPal Account.
5) Adding Email Address in PayPal Account
Now enter the new email address which you want to Add in your PayPal (i.e.,The Email Address which you want to make Primary Email Address in PayPal). After entering the Email Address, please click on Add Email.
6) Checking the Email Addresses linked with PayPal Account
As soon as you add a new Email address in PayPal Account, you will be able to see it in the list of associated Email Addresses. You new Email address will show as Unconfirmed(As Shown Below).
You would have got an email from PayPal to confirm your new Email Address. You need to confirm your new Email Address by clicking on the link provided in Email you received from PayPal.
Note : If you did not get an Email from PayPal, you can follow the Step No.7, otherwise skip to Step No.8.
7) Proceeding to confirm Email Address in PayPal
Please click on the link Confirm this Email Address to get a mail from PayPal with the link to confirm your Email Address.
As soon as you click on ‘Confirm this email Address’ link you will find a message saying ‘Check your email to confirm this address’.
8) Confirming Email Address in PayPal
Once you click on the link which you have got in your Email from PayPal, you will be redirected to a page where you need to enter your PayPal Password. Click on Confirm Email Address after entering the Password.
9) Checking the Confirmed Email Address in PayPal
Once you have confirmed your Email Address, you need to check whether your Email Address has been Added to your profile or not. You will now be able to see your Email Address in the PayPal Profile.
Now, you can see that the new email address which you added is not your Primary Email Address. So, you need to click on Edit link corresponding to your new Email Address to make your new email address as your Primary Email Address in PayPal.
10) Changing Primary Email Address in PayPal
Finally, you to change Primary Email Address in PayPal Account, you need to click on the check box which has a message ‘Make this your primary email address for receiving notifications’. Once you see a Tick Mark against it, click on Change Email and you’re done !This is the Complete process to change primary Email Address in PayPal Account. If you have any doubts or queries, you can leave you comments below.
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