Using an unverified PayPal account?

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  1. FireEmblemGuy
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    I registered an account with PayPal, but it's still 'unverified' because I don't have a bank account to link it to(I'm under 18, but they don't know that, and probably won't find out). Can I still make or receive payments without verifying the account?
     
  2. mercluke

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    what does age have to do with it?
    i'm only 16 and I've had my paypal account for 2 years (i just linked it to my savings account)
     
  3. FireEmblemGuy
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    I've never opened a bank account, since I've got no money to put in the bank, so I have no account to link to. Even if I had money, I'm not even sure how many local banks let minors open accounts, and my parents would be against it anyways. [​IMG]
     
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    Make an unvertified Austrailian account and you can recieve/spend money I think.
     
  5. War

    War Take it easy~

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    Hm... well I just recently got an account, and from what I gather:

    You wont be able to spend because its not linked to any bank account. The only way it would work is if you sell something and then use that money already in your PayPal from the sale on the item you want to purchase.

    However, you wont be able to cash out any of the money from sales.
     
  6. Ryukouki

    Ryukouki See you later, guys.

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    awww thats lame War i have an acc similar to his... T_T
     
  7. FireEmblemGuy
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    Well, that's pretty much what I planned on doing; sell my Micro and MP3 player, buy one of them fancy Dingoo A320s from DX(would be nice to see the Gemei version for sale, but not much luck there). Every bit as good as the Gemei X760+, but with a better emulation layout.
     
  8. tinymonkeyt

    tinymonkeyt GBAtemp brat

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    i have an unverified account but i bought stuff off of steam

    but dealextreme wont let me pay :[
     
  9. Ryukouki

    Ryukouki See you later, guys.

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    can't you send money to people too? just as a "gift?"
     
  10. Link5084

    Link5084 Sword & Shield at your service

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    Could you sell with an unvertified Paypal account on eBay and have the money go to your credit card?
     
  11. dilav

    dilav GBAtemp Maniac

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    u can have money go to bank. not sure bout cc i dont think so.

    Edit: You can recieve money, im not verified, i added a visa gift card before and sold many things i got my account up to 300$ something before and it was send to paypal's balance.
     
  12. MasterPenguin

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    You can send money, but you can't recieve. (There's no where for the money to go, when receiving.)