What is Paypal Account ?: Paypal is leading online payments portal to send & receive money online for many years. Paypal’s service is highly secured & faster so it was successful in getting Users attention. But with time multiple Online Payment services like Stripe, Pioneer has evolved and has been giving tough competition to Paypal.
Deleting a Paypal account is very easy and here on this page we are going to provide you complete guide on how to close down Paypal account.
- 1 Why to Delete a Paypal Account ?
- 2 Important Things to do Before Closing Paypal Account :
- 3 Paypal Won’t let me Close my Account :
- 4 How to Delete Paypal Account On Laptop or Computer ?
Why to Delete a Paypal Account ?
There may be many reasons to close a Paypal account
- Want to create & use new Paypal Account
- Shifted from Paypal to Another Online Payment service
Apart from the above reason they may be multiple reasons to shut down your paypal account.
So before closing your Paypal Account, let me explain an important thing i.e. Even if you are not using Paypal account you can still keep it alive, it won’t cost you a single dime. Who know’s your mind may change again to use Paypal Service.
Still you are Willing to Close your Paypal Account ? then you have do few things before deleting your Paypal Account .
Important Things to do Before Closing Paypal Account :
- If you have Balance in your Paypal Account, then withdraw it to your account . Even you can transfer it another Paypal account or buy a product online.
- If you have any key information in your Paypal transactions then its better to download the transaction history / Take print out of it. Once the Paypal account is closed , it is not reversible and you cannot have access to Paypal Transaction History.
Paypal Won’t let me Close my Account :
You cannot Close [ To be frank Paypal wont’ allow you ] Paypal Account unless you clear all the pending issues like
- Clear all the Pending payments
- Outstanding Claims & Disputes.
- If your Account has negative balance
- If there is any limitation on your account.
Is it Possible to Delete Paypal Account on Mobile Phone?
Yes. You can delete Paypal account on Smartphone by directly accessing the paypal.com thorugh Web Browser like Safari or Chrome. You cannot close Paypal Account on Paypal Mobile App.
How to Delete Paypal Account On Laptop or Computer ?
We are going to explain the procedure to close two different types of Paypal Account i.e. “Personal account” & “Business Account”.
How to Close Personal Paypal Account?
First Visit Paypal.com from your Web Broswer & Login to your Paypal Account.
Now Click on the Settings Option [ Gear Button next to Log out ] to open Account Settings.
Scroll Down the Account’s Setting Page to find “Close Your Account” Button.
Click on “Close your Account” Button to Cancel your Paypal.com account.
Within Few Seconds/ Minutes you will receive an email with confirmation on Closing your Paypal Account.
How to Delete Business Paypal Account on PC ?
It is easy to Close your Paypal Business Account i.e. similar to that of closing personal paypal account. So we are not going to explain the complete procedure on deleting Paypal Business Acount.
How to Deactivate Paypal Account ?
In general Deactivating & Closing Account is different. Paypal generally allows you to close your account permanently. You cannot deactivate your Account & Activate it later. Once the Paypal Account is cancelled “ It is closed Permanently”.