What is Blocking and How to Unblock Someone in PayPal
If someone tries to use or access your Payment Method from a new or different location (you may see messages such as “This email address is already registered.”) then the transaction will be blocked on your end for security and fraud protection.
Blocking and unblocking are specific to the payment method (your PayPal account) and the user that is being blocked, so it is important to block or unblock both in order for the change to take effect. For example, if you block your credit card but don’t unblock it when PayPal prompts you, then even if you change your password or try a different browser, you won’t be able to use that credit card. (Learn More about Blocking and Unblocking)
What is the Process for Blocking and Unblocking Person in PayPal?
After you have logged in to the Paypal account, you need to be on the My Money page, and then click on Paying for goods or services. A list of transactions will be displayed and you need to find the transaction that is linked to the person who you want to block or unblock. Click on this transaction and scroll down until you see “Manage Recipients”, then click on it. You will now see a page where you can make changes to this particular transaction.
On the right side of the page, under “User”, click on Manage Blocked Users. A list of blocked recipients will be displayed, and you need to find the person who you want to block or unblock and then click on the circle beside their name.
How to Block and Unblock PayPal Account from Mobile App?
If someone try to send payment of the item or service on your PayPal account while you have blocked a person, PayPal may ask the question like: “You have blocked
Easy solution is to open the App on your mobile, select “PayPal” from the menu at the top, and then select “Block” button.
If you want to unblock someone on PayPal Account, you can do it through setting a pin number on your mobile. To do so follow these steps:
1. Login to https://www.paypal.com/en_US/blocked-accounts/select (or country specific website) 2. Select “Unblock a payment method” 3. Select “Add a payment method” 4. Enter a Pin number and select “Save”
(The same steps apply to PayPal account on desktop, or other services that offer the option to block a payment method).
Another solution is to download and install the PayPal app (also obtainable through Google Play, App Store, etc). When you can log in with your PayPal account credentials, use the “Block” or “Unblock” button to block or unblock a payment method. You’ll also see an option at the top of the page giving you instructions on how to edit your blocked payment method.”