Paypal Prepaid Login [Plus Activate New Card]

This post is about Paypal Prepaid login. If you have a Paypal Prepaid MasterCard and need help to login to your online account, we can help. If you already have an account and do not remember how to log in, keep reading below for information on how to access your account.

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This Post Will Cover:

  • What is Paypal Prepaid?
  • Paypal Prepaid Login
  • Retrieve Paypal Prepaid Username and Password Reset
  • Paypal Prepaid Activation
  • How to Check Paypal Prepaid Balance
  • Don’t Miss Out on These 5 Paypal Prepaid Perks

What is Paypal Prepaid?

The PayPal Prepaid Mastercard is a prepaid debit card offered by The Bancorp Bank and Netspend. It is the only prepaid card you can link to a PayPal account.

However, if you don’t have a PayPal account, you won’t be able to access the online card services.

The most important feature is the ability to link the card to your PayPal account.

Once linked, you can transfer funds between accounts.

PayPal Prepaid Online Account Benefits

If you have a Paypal Prepaid card, there are many benefits to registering your card online and gaining online access to your account.

Here are the benefits of having online access to your Paypal Prepaid account. You can perform the following functions online:

    • Check your PayPal Prepaid account balance
    • Review recent transactions
    • Set up Direct Deposit
    • Find Cash ReLoad Locations
    • Transfer money from PayPal account to the card account
    • Get information to dispute unauthorized transactions

If you already have an online account, follow the instructions below to login.

However, if you do not have an online account, continue reading for help on how to register your card to gain online access.

Paypal Prepaid Login

The first step to logging into your PayPal Prepaid account is to visit the PayPal Prepaid website and click on “Log In” as shown in the image below.

Click here for the PayPal Prepaid website.

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There are two ways you can log in to your PayPal Prepaid account:

First, you can log in with your Paypal account username and password if you already have a Paypal account.

However, if you do not have a Paypal Account, then you can log in with your PayPal Prepaid Mastercard username and password instead as shown below:

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Login with PayPal Account Information

To log in with your Paypal account information, click on the “LOG IN WITH PAYPAL” link as shown above.

Next, you will be taken to a screen that looks like the one below.

Enter your PayPal account email address or the mobile phone number associated with your PayPal account as shown below.

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After you enter a correct email address or phone number, you will be taken to the next screen to enter your Password, as shown below.

If you entered a correct password, you will be taken to your PayPal account, where you can access your Prepaid Card account.

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If you do not remember your PayPal account username and password, click on the “Having trouble logging in?” link and follow the instructions to retrieve your account login information.

Alternatively, you can log in to your PayPal prepaid card with your PayPal Prepaid username and password as shown below.

Login with Paypal Prepaid Username and Password

To log in with your PayPal Prepaid username and password, click the “Log in using your PayPal Prepaid Mastercard username and password instead” link as shown above.

Next, enter your account username and password as shown by the arrows below.

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If you forgot your PayPal prepaid account username and password, click on the “Forgot your username or password?” link as shown by the arrow below and follow the instructions below.

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If you forgot your Username

If you forgot your username, click on the “Forgot your username?” link.

You will be required to enter the email address associated with your account.

The email address you provide must be the email address of the primary cardholder.

If you enter a valid email address, you will be provided instructions on how to retrieve your PayPal prepaid account username.

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If you forgot your Password

If you do not remember your account password, click on the “Forgot your password?” link as shown below.

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Next, to retrieve your account password, you will be required to provide your account username and the email address associated with your prepaid account as shown below.

Once you enter the correct information, follow the instructions to retrieve your account password.

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How to Activate a New PayPal Prepaid Card

If you a new PayPal Prepaid Mastercard and would like to activate your card,  follow the instructions below.

The first step to activate your PayPal Prepaid card is to visit the PayPal Prepaid website and click on “Log In” as shown in the image below.

Click here for the PayPal Prepaid website.

Next, click on the “Activate your Card Account here” link as shown below.

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You will then be asked to enter your PayPal Prepaid MasterCard 16 Digit account number and the 3 digit security code found at the back of your card as shown below.

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How to Register Your PayPal Prepaid Card

If you have received your PayPal Prepaid MasterCard would like to register for online access to your account, including the ability to link it to your PayPal account, follow the instructions below.

The first step to register your PayPal Prepaid MasterCard is to visit the PayPal Prepaid website and click on “Log In” as shown in the image below.

Click here for the PayPal Prepaid website.

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Next, click on the “Register for Online Access” link as shown below.

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You will then be asked to enter your PayPal Prepaid MasterCard 16 Digit account number and the 3 digit security code found at the back of your card as shown below.

Once you enter the correct card information, you will be provided with instructions on how to complete the online registration process and gain access to your account online.

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How do I check my PayPal Prepaid MasterCard account balance?

There are a variety of ways to check your card account balance.

First, you can check the balance on your PayPal prepaid card by calling the toll-free Customer Service telephone number at 1-866-753-6440.

They are open Monday – Friday, 8 am – 10 pm Central time and Saturday and Sunday from 8 AM – 8 PM Central Time.

In addition, you can use the real-time alerts service, which allows you to text a number from your phone to retrieve your card balance.

Pre-enrollment is required to use the real-time alert service.

Also, standard text message rates from your wireless service provider may apply.

Next, you can check the balance on your PayPal Prepaid card via an ATM.

However, here is a $0.50 fee each time you check your PayPal Prepaid MasterCard balance at an ATM.

Finally, you can check your PayPal Prepaid MasterCard balance online by logging into your account. Follow the login instructions above to login to your account and retrieve your balance.

Don’t Miss Out on These Paypal Prepaid Perks

Your PayPal Prepaid MasterCard comes with some great features and perks that many cardholders are not away off. Here are the top 4 benefits you may be missing out on:

Transfer money to and From PayPal Account

If you have a PayPal account, you can transfer money to and from your PayPal Prepaid MasterCard in real-time. This means the money becomes immediately available.

This is a great feature, especially for those who are receiving payments in their PayPal accounts and want immediate access to their funds.

However, any transfer made from your PayPal account is limited to the amount of money available in that account.

For example, if you only have $800 in your PayPal account, you can’t transfer more than that.

Additionally, funds transferred from a PayPal account may not exceed $300 a day/$2,000 per rolling 30 days.

Attractive APY on Savings Account

With your PayPal Prepaid MasterCard, you have the option to open tiered-rate savings account through Bancorp Bank.

You can earn up to 5.00% APY for balances up to $1,000.

However, in order to benefit from this perk, you must link your card to your PayPal account to open this savings account.

Note that interest is calculated on the average daily balance of the savings account and you will receive your interest payments quarterly.

If the Average Daily Balance is $1,000.00 or less, the interest rate paid on the entire balance will be 4.91% with an Annual Percentage Yield (APY) of 5.00%.

However, if the Average Daily Balance is more than $1,000.00, the interest rate paid on the portion of the Average Daily Balance which exceeds $1,000.00 will be 0.49% with an APY of 0.50%.

In addition, the interest paid on the portion of the Average Daily Balance which is $1,000.00 or less will be 4.91%.

Payback Reward and Special Offers

You can receive special offers and Payback Rewards when you shop at qualifying stores.

Plus, with the Refer-A-Friend program, you and a friend could both receive a $20 credit.

After your friend gets a new Card verifies their identity and loads at least $40 to their Card Account, you will both receive a $20 credit

Multiple Ways to Load Funds

Another great feature of the PayPal Prepaid Mastercard is the various ways you can add money to your card account.

You can load funds onto the card in a number of ways as shown below:

  • No-cost direct deposit service
  • Transfer from a linked PayPal account (as explained above)
  • Add money at a NetSpend Reload Network location

As stated above, you can add money to your card account at more than 130,000 NetSpend locations nationwide.

However, you will be charged a fee for this service and fees vary by location.

The minimum amount you can load on your card is $10 or $20 depending on the location and the maximum is $500.

PayPal Prepaid Login Summary

We hope this post on the PayPal Prepaid Login was helpful.

If you have further questions about PayPal Prepaid, please let us know in the comments section below.

Be sure to check out our other articles on Prepaid Cards, including How to Login to RushCard and Walmart Bluebird Card Login