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With a PayPal account, you can view and download your account history, get verified on PayPal, link your eBay account, and more.  

If you can't find what you need on this page, please contact PayPal for more help.

View your PayPal account history

To view your PayPal account history:
  1. Go to www.paypal.com and log in.

  2. Click one of the following links:

    • View all of my transactions

    • Payments received

    • Payments sent

By default, you'll get information from the last 30 days. You can also adjust the date range and transaction type.

Download your PayPal account history

Download your account history to use with Quicken, QuickBooks, and other common applications.

To download your PayPal account history:
  1. Go to www.paypal.com and log in.

  2. Place your pointer over History, and then click the Download History link.

  3. Select a date range and file type.

  4. Click the Download History button.

  5. Save your file to the location you want.

Update your PayPal profile

From your PayPal profile, you can update your email address, password, credit card information, selling preferences, and more.

To go to your PayPal profile summary:
  1. Go to www.paypal.com and log in.

  2. Under My Account, click Profile.

  3. Select the information you want to update.

If you're having problems paying for an item using PayPal, make sure that your eBay email address is listed as one of the email addresses on your PayPal profile.

To add your eBay email address to your PayPal profile:
  1. If you're not sure which email address you used when you registered on eBay, go to your Personal Information page in My eBay and look up your registered eBay email address.

  2. Go to www.paypal.com and log in.

  3. Under My Account, click Profile.

  4. Click the Email link to view and edit your PayPal email addresses.

  5. If your eBay email address doesn’t appear on this page, click the Add button and enter the email address.

  6. Follow the instructions to confirm the email address.

Get verified on PayPal

To become PayPal verified, add a bank account to your PayPal account. Learn more about getting verified on PayPal.

Link your PayPal and eBay accounts

To link your PayPal and eBay accounts:
  1. Click My eBay at the top of most eBay pages.

  2. Place your pointer over the Account tab, and then click the PayPal Account link.

  3. Click the Link My PayPal Account button.

  4. You'll be asked to log in to PayPal to finish linking your accounts.

Having problems signing in?

Forgot your PayPal email address or password? Learn how to fix common PayPal problems.

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