How to Add Pin to PayPal to Make it More Mobile Friendly

paypal mobilePayPal users may have noticed that aside from the standard email/password login option, there is also the option to log in using your mobile phone number and a 4-6 digit pin. Compared to these traditional long winded log in details, a mobile number and pin are much better suited to mobile phones. They’re easier to remember and much easier to enter using a mobile keyboard.

So here’s our quick guide of how to set up a pin and attach a mobile number to your PayPal account, in order to make signing in with your PayPal, even more mobile friendly.

Setting Up PayPal For Mobile

These are the simple steps to set up your PayPal to be the ultimate mobile e-wallet. You can watch our video, or see our written step by step guide below that.

  • Log into your PayPal account and head on over to settings (the gear symbol) over in the top right

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  • Once in settings, click the security tab at the top of the page in the blue bar. Then click create next to the mobile pin section below

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  • Enter your PayPal password in the box provided, followed by the 4-6 digit pin that you want as your PayPal login. Then click create mobile pin at the bottom to confirm

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  • Your pin has now been created. In this menu you can also add a mobile phone number to your account. This will not only allow PayPal to use your phone number for login, but will also send you sms texts to confirm any payments to you, as well as contact you if you reset your password

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  • Whenever you log into PayPal to make payments, you can now switch the log in details to be your mobile phone number and your 4-6 digit pin. You can switch between login details by clicking the small icon located in the first text box (envelope or mobile phone icon)

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PayPal: Perfect For Mobile Casinos

PayPal is a brilliant e-wallet for mobile. With its own devotPayPal Logo Blueed mobile app, combined with simplistic mobile based login options, PayPal have done a lot to make it one of the best banking options for mobile users.

There’s tonnes of brilliant mobile casinos that also use PayPal. You can find our top ten PayPal mobile casinos here, to get the most from PayPal and your online casinos from your mobile device.

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