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How to send money through Paypal in Nigeria

Sending money through Paypal is just one of those by which you can send money online in Nigeria. People send money online in Nigeria through Paypal for various reasons; it could be that you want to send money to your friends, family or merchants.

Gone are those days when you have to be present in person before you make payment, these days, Paypal and other payment platforms has made it easier to send or receive money in Nigeria.

Paypal don’t charge yo if you sending through its app, but it charges the merchant a certain percentage.

To send money through Paypal mobile app in Nigeria, simply follow the following steps:

Step 1: Open the Paypal mobile app and log in

Note: If you are a new Paypal user, you will need to first create an account and add payment before you will be able to and money through Paypal.

Step 2: On the app homepage, tap “send’, it can be found at te toolbar at the bottom of the screen

Step 3: Next step is to type in the email or phone number of the person you want to send the money to

Step 4: You can then type in the amount of money you want to send. Tap the drop down button to choose the currency you want to send the money in.

Step 5: Select your payment type. You have two options; “Friends and Family” which is to send money to a known person to you, and “Goods and Services” if you want to pay a merchant.

Step 6: Tap “Next” for confirmation of the amount you want to send.

Step 7: Select your payment method. You should note that when you make payment from your linked bank account or through you Paypal account balance, he transaction fee will be free.

However, when you make payment using credit or debit card, you will be charged a small transaction fee which will appear on the payment page.

Step 8: You can review all your payment details to ensure that all inputted information are correct.

Step 9: Once you have confirmed that the information you entered are correct, you can then tap “Send now” to finish the process. You money will be sent immediately.

How to send money on Paypal using the web browser in Nigeria

If you decide you want to send money through Paypal using web browser in Nigeria, here are the steps you should follow:

Step 1: Input the Paypal URL address into your browser,Paypal.com

Step 2: Once it loads the page, click on “Log In” close to the top-right corner of the page and sign in to your account.

If you are a new Paypal user, you need to first create an account and a payment method before you can be allowed to make payment through Paypal.

Step 3: You will be provided with two payment options. If you are making payment to a merchant, click on ‘Pay for goods and services’, but if you are sending money to someone that you know, click on ‘Send to friends’.

Step 4: You can then review all the details you have inputted to ensure that they are all correct. Once you have confirmed, click ‘Send Payment Now’. If the transaction is successful , you will receive and email from Paypal notifying you about the successful transaction and the receiver will also be notified through email immediately.

If the receiver doesn’t have an account with Paypal, they will be requested to create one.

And that’s how to send money through Paypal in Nigeria.

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