PayPal provides an online finance service through which you can pay, send and receive payments. Due to its convenience and fast method of transaction, many businesses use it. It is free to create and can be used from most parts of the world. Although you can open a PayPal account with or without a credit card, you must to add a bank account to your PayPal account.
Step 1: Enter the paypal.com on your device. Click on Sign up on the top right corner. Select your country and choose from the 2 types of account – personal or business. A personal account is for people who wish to shop online. A business account is for a merchant who uses a company or group name. Click on continue.
Step 2: Fill out the requested basic information – your legal name, e-mail address and password. Click on next.
Step 3: On the next page, enter your nationality, address, city, postcode and state. Enter other personal details such as date of birth and phone number. Select the ‘stay logged in for faster checkout’ box and the ‘user agreement and privacy statement’ box. Click on ‘agree and create account’ to continue
Step 4: You can click on “link card letter’ on the next page, if you don’t want to link your card just yet. Next verify your phone number by entering the code sent to your phone via text.
Step 5: Your account is ready for use. Select the menu button to check out your account summary, activity, send payments, wallet and offers. To add a bank account, go to your profile, select “add or edit bank account.” Select “add bank.” Choose between whether you want the funds to be withdrawn from and deposited to your checking or savings account. Type in your routing number and account number to confirm your bank account. Select “continue.”