The safest payment system on the internet is called PayPal and it is used by millions of people who make their purchases online. If you don’t trust the seller too much or simply don’t want to give your credit card: use PayPal. Today we teach you how to use it properly.
If you have bought on the internet, we are sure that you know PayPal, even if it is only in passing. Because it always appears in the payment methods of all websites and because, many times, it is the payment recommended by marketplaces such as AliExpress.
Since online payments came into our lives, the feeling of insecurity against possible scams is there, living with us. Giving our bank details to vendors we don’t know is risky, and credit cards are stolen every day for online purchases.
For this and many other reasons Paypal emerged: secure payments, a platform that does not share our bank details, the possibility of claiming our money in case of fraud and an advanced anti-fraud system that the company is in charge of updating continuously.
If you want to know more about this service that is so beneficial for us as buyers, please don’t go far because we are going to explain in detail how PayPal works.
Index of contents to know PayPal
Create your PayPal account
PayPal is a virtual wallet that you can use to make your payments, all at once or in installments, over the Internet without having to enter your bank details on each platform. The service will store this data securely.
We are going to teach you how to create a PayPal account with total security, it is very simple.
Create a PayPal account It is very simple.
The first thing is to enter the PayPal website and choose the option Create an account in the private column.
You will have to enter the code shown in the image and click on Continue.
Choose PayPal payment method
Next, you will see the option to pay with your bank account or with your card.
Choose the one that suits you best or the one you usually use for this type of online transaction.
Enter your data
Once we have chosen our payment method, we will have to fill in the data that PayPal asks us.
In this case, we have chosen to pay through our bank account. Therefore, we will enter our bank details, being sure that PayPal will store them safely and avoid any problems.
This will be the only time that we have to enter our data in Paypal and we will be able to buy online without revealing this data, simply by accessing our Paypal account.
Once the data has been entered, a window will appear to confirm the use of PayPal in your bank account.
Here’s an example of all the information you’ll see about your next PayPal account.
Clicking To accepta warning will appear PayPal which explains the process for validate your PayPal account.
It is something simple and fast, do not worry.
PayPal will make a few small transfers to your bank account, and when you check your statement, you’ll need to enter the exact amount to confirm that you are the account holder.
If you prefer, you can choose link your debit or credit card to PayPal and start shopping immediately.
You will have to select your card and enter your data.
Then click “Continue” to link your card.
Check your account
To verify your account you will have to wait a few days and, once you have the PayPal transfers in your account, enter the amount.
To do this you will have to log in to your PayPal account and to select Confirm bank account in the right column.
Once you have clicked on the link, you will have the possibility to enter the amounts that PayPal has deposited in your account and thus verify it.
From the first moment you will see how easy it is to make any movement and how clear all the information appears.
Once we click Send a confirmation screen will appear.
In a few seconds we will know that our account is already verified.
Once you have your verified PayPal accountyou can start paying on a multitude of web pages (most offer the option to purchase through this system).
we just need to know how PayPal works.
Once you select PayPal, the page will open for you to log in and confirm the order.
The order will also appear in the left column.
And now that you know how to set up and use PayPalyou can make use of your new account to buy in any store with total security.
Although options like Bizum are becoming popular, PayPal is one of the safest and fastest ways to buy, hence its great popularity.
George is Digismak’s reported cum editor with 13 years of experience in Journalism