Paypal is unquestionably the most trusted online payment support system in the world. Therefore, it’s not a surprise that its password reset procedure is complex and long. It utilizes multiple authentication methods to ensure only the right user gets access to the right account. Therefore, if you have forgotten your PayPal password follow our password recovery steps to gain back access to your account.
Step-1: Go To PayPal Login Page And Click “Forgot Your Email or Password” Link
If you cannot access your PayPal account then you are likely to be on the login page. If not, go to the login page and click Forgot Your Email or Password.
Step-2: Enter Email Address And The CAPTCHA Code
The previous step opens a new page where you need to enter the Email Address linked to your Paypal account. You also need to key in the CAPTCHA code in the appropriate box. Once done, click on the Continue button.
Step-3: Select A Verification Method And Click “Continue” (We Chose Email)
This directs you to the first of the two verification pages. Select a verification method by clicking on the downward arrow of the drop-down box. We chose Email because all Paypal accounts need to be linked to Email addresses, thus making it relevant for all. Once done, click Continue.
Step-4: Enter Verification Code And Click “Continue”
Check your Email for the PayPal verification code. Once you have it go back and enter it in the box that reads Verification Code. Click the blue Continue button to move to the next step.
Step-5: Select A Secondary Verification Method And Click “Continue”
This directs you to second verification page. Choose a preferred verification option just like you selected the first one and then click Continue.
Step-6: Enter The Second Code And Click “Continue”
Retrieve the second verification code by simply following the on-screen instructions. This would depend on what you selected in the previous step. Enter the retrieved code and click Continue.
Step-7: Reset PayPal Password and Click “Continue”
Set a new PayPal password and by typing it in the two blank fields. Click the Continue button to conclude the PayPal password reset procedure.