PayPal.me makes it easier to request money from your friend

PayPal.me makes it easier to request money from your friend

PayPal and Payoneer are two services that are life line of the majority of freelancers. This platforms help to make send and receive payments easy from overseas.

The pioneer of online payments is aiming to make it easier to send and receive money from friends and colleagues in over 18 countries around the globe. PayPal launched PayPal.me, a peer-to-peer (Person-to-Person) payment service.

How PayPal.me Works & How to get your short PayPal URL?

This is an official feature by PayPal team that is free and currently available in limited countries (Indian is not in that list). If you have a PayPal account, just head to Paypal.me and click on “Grab a Link Now” to create your short PayPal.me payment link. What’s original about PayPal.me is that it centers on permanent and unique link. For example PayPal.me/Yourname.

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On the next page add your short link, which you want, it would check for availability & from here you can claim it.

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If you have an existing PayPal account, you just need to login to link your unique PayPal.me URL or you can create a new PayPal account.

When you want people to send you money for that pricey lunch you covered, a communal office gift, or just a plain old IOU, you just send the debtor your PayPal.me unique link in an email, text, instant messenger or whatever.

The downside is that the person paying you back must also have a PayPal account. PayPal.me link can’t be reversed and are available on a first come, first served basis. If your preferred link is taken, try some alternatives or pick one from suggestions. Also choose your link carefully, as you won’t able to edit or get a new one later. This service works both Desktop and Mobile.

Manikandan is Founder and author of codenread. Tech Blogger by Passion | Computer Science Engineer by Qualification