Can't Remove Bank Account From PayPal: How to Unlink it

Cancel any pending transactions to remove your bank account

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Key notes

  • We can't remove this bank right now message in PayPal appears if there are pending transactions.
  • In some instances, you might have to contact the support to fix this error for good.
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PayPal is probably the largest and most renowned service for online payments. However, many reported that they can’t remove their bank account from PayPal.

This can be a problem, especially if you’re changing banks. This isn’t the only issue, and some users reported Your account access is temporary limited on PayPal as well.

Fixing this issue is crucial, and in today’s guide, we will show you how to do that properly.

Why can’t I remove my bank account from PayPal?

  • You have payments that are pending or still processing on your account.
  • Issues with your PayPal account might prevent bank removal.

1. Make sure that all payments are already processed, and there are no pending transactions

  1. Log in to PayPal.
  2. Select Settings (cog), choose Payments and then select Manage automatic payments.
  3. There, under the Active payments, you should cancel all subscriptions.
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Make sure to check all the pending transactions and, if the problem persists, you should contact the support.

2. Contact the support

  1. Log in to your PayPal account.
  2. Visit the Resolution Center.
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  3. Fill in the necessary information, and hopefully, PayPal support will get back to you.

Can I have two bank accounts linked to my PayPal account?

Yes, you can have two or more bank accounts linked to your PayPal account. You can have up to 8 accounts connected if you’d like.

It’s important to mention that a specific bank account can only be connected to a single account, so you can’t have two or more accounts connected to a single bank account.

If you can’t remove your bank account from PayPal, we hope that reading this guide has helped you resolve the issue in one way or another.

In case you’re having further issues, our Something went wrong on our end article should be able to help you.

Hopefully, this will help you address the issue. If you found a way to resolve this, it would be nice to share it with other readers in the comments section below.

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