How to Tell if Someone Blocked You on PayPal?

PayPal is an international platform for sending and receiving money. People can do transactions in multiple currencies.

This PayPal can be an amazing way to send or request your money, even for shopping and cash from family and friends who are living locally. Sometimes you may don’t want to receive requests for money from certain people, but because of no direct way to block them, you keep receiving triggers for money requests. 

In some cases of making payment on PayPal, payment is reverted, or you are not able to request money. Maybe this is because there are possible chances that you are looking for an email address that doesn’t exist on PayPal, or they have changed their email address, and the recipient may be invited to open a PayPal account.

By changing your email address, you can block other people from sending you money requests, receive money from anyone, and the person will not be able to find you until they have the new email address you use on your PayPal account. This error might be seen because that indicates some limits need to be lifted. 

In this article, we will discuss how you can say if someone has blocked you on their PayPal account. In addition, this article shows the things that happen if you block others by changing your email address.

How to tell if you’re Blocked by Someone?

You will face certain complications if you are blocked by someone on PayPal. There is a list of indications that I have added below, just check with these in order to know if you are really blocked by someone.

1. Your Payment will be Reversed 

If you see your payment is reverted back to you, then it can happen because of multiple reasons. 

Payment reversal is the bit of board term, and it also goes by several names: Reversal Payment, Credit Card Reversal, etc.

These common reasons why payment reversal occurs:

  • You might be blocked.
  • The person no longer uses the same email address.
  • The ended up item is sold out
  • Sometimes customer tries to fraud commit
  • You are using the wrong email address
  • The item has not fulfilled the requirements
  • They deal in local currencies and do not accept different currencies.
  • Not charge the exact amount 
  • It may happen that the transaction was duplicated.

When the cardholder uses funds in a transaction are returned to the cardholder’s bank. This can also begin because of merchants and acquiring banks or cardholders or issuing banks with the card associations, not because they block you. 

Experienced consistent payment reversals might be super frustrating. Luckily, there are many ways to combat your payment reversals.

2. You Can’t Request Money to the PayPal User

Sometimes, this PayPal user might change their email ID to ignore request money from people, so if you cannot request to send or receive money, it might be the person’s account closed or email ID changed to blocking your and other requests.

To receive money from a PayPal user, you can give your email address to the person who is willing to pay you, and they will be able to send you money without requesting.

But, this is not an exact answer, like if the person’s account is closed or changes their email id. Sometimes people try to send money, but they can get an error saying they would not accept payment and maybe someone is ignoring you to get those payment requests, always an assumption just.

What happens if You Block Someone on PayPal?

PayPal does not feature any direct way to block someone from your account. However, you can block someone from paying under the “Send Money,” which blocks unsolicited payments. Besides, by changing your email address, you will not receive any requests. In the local business case, block payments from other currencies will block all overseas payments.

1. They Can’t Send You a Money Request

After changing your email address, a person isn’t able to send you a money request, and there are still options left: email or SMS to ask for payment. 

You may still receive either a message or email with the link, through which you are able to make their payments directly to their PayPal wallet.

However, you can include the note and explanation about your new email address and use it for professional and personal use.

With the help of a PayPal invoice, the sender can add many details or easily customize them if you compare them with the PayPal money request.

However, both options allow the sender to be paid by PayPal wallet and pay directly.

2. You Won’t Receive Any Money from Those People

You won’t receive any money because once your money request has been paid, you will get an email or payment status that will be updated in your PayPal account.

requesting the money

The money will appear in your balance or wallet, and you can either spend or withdraw that to your linked bank account.

However, if you are running a business and need to get money from somebody based overseas – pleasure or work- you need to be more aware of the fees that will be applied.

While requesting money on PayPal is easy, simply log into your PayPal account, and click on the “Send and Request money” button. 

From here, you can follow some steps, Click on the request money, and enter the mobile number or enter the email address of the person you want to request money from.

3. The person won’t find you on PayPal

Even if a person tries many times, they won’t be able to find you on PayPal if you change your email address. Also, this can be happening because it has several cases like:

  • You enter the wrong email address.
  • There are many people who have more than one email address.
  • It might be that he doesn’t join the PayPal account.

Some PayPal users might still find you on the PayPal.me link. If you synchronize your email address book and they are listing among the contacts, or it can happen because they attempt to send money through PayPal by searching for using the Business Name, Name, Paypal.Me Link.

However, you can hide the details by turning off PayPal.Me link at any time in the PayPal settings.

Whenever the user is turned off, the page will not be visible publicly or discoverable, so you won’t be able to receive money or find the user.

The Bottom Lines:

This article explains what are the indications that you will get to see if you are unable to send or receive money on PayPal in case you are requesting that amount or if that really means if someone else blocked you.

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