Once you have opened your PayPal account, the next step is usually How to send money through your PayPal. You can use PayPal to send money to your employee for the good work they have done, send money to loved ones or friends, or you just want to send money for your online shopping. Many eCommerce stores accept PayPal payments.
Your PayPal account will have different options that you can select if you want to send money. One can either select pay for goods and services, send to friends and family in the United States or you can select Send to friends and family internationally. Before sending money through PayPal, you need to confirm your email address.
How Do I Send Money Through PayPal?
If you want to send money through PayPal, your recipient needs to have a PayPal account. You need to have their email address where they will receive a message once the transaction is completed. Money can be sent through the computer or via the PayPal App. You can also send money to anyone using their mobile number.
Using the Browser
The following are the steps you need to follow when you want to send money through PayPal using your computer or laptop.
- Log In to your PayPal account.
- On top of your account page you will see Send & Request.
- You will be prompted to enter the mobile number or email address of your recipient. Make sure that it is correct before you proceed.
- Enter the amount you want to send then click Continue.
- Before you click on Send Money Now, you need to review and confirm that the details on your screen are correct.
- Click Send Money Now.
Your recipient will get an email letting them know that money has been sent to them. Once you have sent money through PayPal, you are not allowed to reverse or even cancel the transaction. Please ensure that you check all the details of the transaction before sending money.
Using the mobile App
To send money using your PayPal App, you need to have the recipient’s email address where notification of the transaction will be sent. Follow the instructions provided below:
- Log in to your PayPal Account.
- Go to Payments.
- You will be required to enter the recipient’s name or email address then click Next.
- Select send to a friend or you can select Paying for an item or service.
- Make sure to follow all the instructions are provided on the page and confirm all the details.
Sending money through PayPal has never been difficult all you need is a verified PayPal account and the mobile number or email address of your recipient. In case you have any queries, you can always contact PayPal using their contact details. If you want to increase your sending limit, you need to verify your PayPal Account.