How to Change the Currency on PayPal


This wikiHow teaches you how to change the primary currency of your PayPal balance to another one of your available currencies. You can also add a new currency to your balance, and make it your primary currency later.

Part 1
Using a Personal Account

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Type into the address bar, and press ↵ Enter or ⏎ Return on your keyboard. If you're not automatically signed in, click the Log In button on the top-right of the page, and log in to your account.

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This button is located next to Send & Request on a blue menu bar at the top of your screen. It will open your Paypal balance on a new page.[1]If you don't see a Wallet tab here, just click on the PayPal balance box in the Summary tab. It will open the same page.

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You'll see a list of all your added currencies below your balance. This button will open your options on a drop-down menu. You can make any of these your primary currency immediately. If you want to add a new currency, click the + Add a currency or Manage currencies button at the bottom of the list.

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This will instantly change your PayPal balance's primary currency to the selected one. If you're prompted, confirm your action in the confirmation window.

Part 2
Using a Business Account

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Type into the address bar, and press ↵ Enter or ⏎ Return on your keyboard. If you're not automatically signed in, click the Log In button on the top-right of the page, and log in to your account.

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This button looks like a gear icon on a navigation bar in the upper-right corner of the page. It will open a drop-down menu.

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This will open your the "My Profile" page.

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This will open your money options on the right.

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" This will open the "Manage Currencies" page.

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Click the Select new currency drop-down on the top-left of the currency list, and select the currency you want to add to your account.

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This button is located next to the Select new currency drop-down. It will add the selected currency to your PayPal balance.

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Once you add a new currency, it'll then appear on your currency list on the "Manage Currencies" page. Click the radio button next to the currency you want to make your primary.

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You can find this button at the bottom of your currency list. It will instantly make the selected currency your primary.