Using the Merchant Account ID, prevents net bots from harvesting email addresses.
The ID is composed of about 13 random numbers and letters.
When you open a PayPal Account, this ID is assigned to your account automatically.
What is a PayPal ID?
When PayPal refers to your “PayPal ID”, they mean the email address you use to log in. Typically this is also your default email address, and in most cases the oldest email address you have added to the account.
What is the merchant ID number?
Merchant Identification Number. A merchant ID is a unique code provided to merchants by their payment processor. Often abbreviated as MID, this code is transmitted along with cardholder information to involved parties for transaction reconciliation.
Where do I get PayPal ID?
To locate your PayPal transaction number, you must log in to your account on the PayPal website. Log in to your PayPal account to view the My Account overview page. Click on the “History” link in the menu located across the top of the page. All of your activity for the past 30 days will appear in chronological order.
How do I pay with PayPal ID?
Click Pay for goods or services.
To send money from your PayPal app:
- Tap Send.
- Enter the name, email or mobile number of the recipient and tap Next.
- Type the amount you’d like to send and tap Next.
- Choose your preferred payment method and tap Next.
- Review the information and tap Send now.