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PayPal Phone Number
888-221-1161 · Customer Service
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Recent reasons customers contacted PayPal:

Yes I need my SSI money a lot unlocked my account has been locked for two and a half mo...
i got an e mail that i purchased stuff which i did not*my e mail was hacked
I am trying to get my money back from a scam
I need access to my paypal but I've changed my number, the authentication sends a text...
I was just told by Wilson‘s house of leather that I am receiving a refund for approxima...
I completed a transaction with a buyer in person but the money is still being held from...
According to a confirmation email PayPal is using the WRONG payment source for my last... best friend and I booked a room through Priceline, We got there and no one...
It's not allowing me to add my prepaid paypal to my pay *al so I can add money to it
I sent my PayPal account **$ from my cashapp by sending a request. It took the money fr...
Forgot password n also have new phn no. Help
My account got misused (fraud) and im not able to receive my stimulus checks. Or get in...
talk to customer service, about a pending transaction.
Can’t send money to bank at all
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PayPal contact information - compared

Above are our top recommendations for how to contact PayPal, including their top phone number and live chat options. Below you can compare and contrast the 9 ways to contact PayPal by looking at which ones are the fastest and which ones other customers recommend the most for solving PayPal customer service issues as reported to us by the 50 million or so customers that come to GetHuman each year and share their experiences. You can contact PayPal across the following mediums: Phone, Facebook, Email, Twitter, Web.

Phone number / contactWaitVotes
Customer Service
3 mins1567
International Customer Service
3 mins1187
Customer Service
10 mins2456
Customer Service
< 38 hrs1088
Customer Service
20 mins820
Merchant Services
78 mins1696
Customer Service
17 mins2300
Online Help
Customer Service
< 2 hrs1303
Online Help
Business Accounts
< 2 hrs2404

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