Question: Does PayPal Me Show Your Name?

Your PayPal.Me page will display your name or business name, profile picture or logo and the suburb associated with your PayPal account.

This will be visible to anyone visiting your page and will help others recognise and transact with you.

How do I hide my name on PayPal?

You can hide your real name by setting up a PayPal business account with your pen name as the name of your business. You still have to tell PayPal your real name, but customers will only see your business name. If you’re already logged in to your personal PayPal account, sign out first.

Can you be anonymous on PayPal?

Sending Anonymous PayPal Funds

PayPal offers an easy method for sending money to friends and family both directly and anonymously. The only true requisite for using PayPal as an anonymous money transfer service is that you have the email address for the recipient readily available.

Can you use a fake name on PayPal?

PayPal has no way of verifying your name until you submit required information and then PayPal needs to verify it with the bank account. A person isn’t alllowed to use a fake name; that’s against PayPal policy, but people still do it.

What is the difference between PayPal and Paypal me?

The main difference between and is that the latter requires users to have a PayPal account, regardless of whether they’re sending or receiving money. If a person sending a payment doesn’t have a PayPal account, the site will redirect them to a page where they can quickly be onboarded to PayPal.

How do I hide my personal information on PayPal?

But if someone buys your work online and pays into your personal PayPal account, they’ll see your real name in the transactions details. You can hide your real name by setting up a PayPal business account with your pen name as the name of your business.

Can anyone see my PayPal transactions?

They are just another person like you. They will see the transaction details, ie if you won something in their eBay auction, and your name, address and phone will be relayed to them. But not a credit card or bank account number, for example.

THE PROBLEM: As many of you may know, PayPal requires its users to input their legal name when signing up. To force us to use our legal name publicly is to risk harm to us. It can cause us to receive harassment, and can cause dysphoria.

Can you make a fake PayPal account?

Hi, you “can” create a PayPal account with fake info. However, some merchants only accept payment from verified PayPal account. Besides, unverified PayPal account has limitations, or you might need to prove your identity if requested. Failed to do so can cause your PayPal account and funds to be frozen.

Does your PayPal name have to match your bank account?

PayPal requires that PayPal account owner name must match the financial instruments added to the PayPal account. You’d need to add your mother’s bank account to the PayPal account and consider the account hers and can withdraw it to her bank and you can get the money from her in cash.

Can I change my name on PayPal?

Here’s how you can change your name: Log in to your PayPal account. Click Profile (cog next to log out). Click Edit beside “Name.”

Can you put a fake birthday on PayPal?

If you lied about your age to get the PayPal account, you may be held liable for the balance and even face criminal charges. Youths can commit, and be convicted of, fraud. In a letter, state that you were under 18 when you opened the PayPal account and that no adult was or is associated with it.