Add PayPal to Google Pay (US only)

You can add a PayPal account to Google Pay on an Android phone in the US. You can use it to pay for some Google products and in participating stores, apps, and websites.

Add a PayPal account

  1. On your phone, open the Google Pay app .
  2. At the top right, tap your Profile picture and then Wallet.
  3. At the bottom, tap Add to Wallet.
  4. Tap Payment card and then PayPal.
  5. To link your PayPal account, follow the on-screen instructions.

Your PayPal balance refills automatically

When your PayPal balance runs out, it refills with money from a debit card or bank account linked to your PayPal account. The default amount is $20.00 USD but you can choose another amount.

If your purchase is more than your available balance, to cover the total cost of your purchase, your PayPal balance is refilled as necessary.

Find your PayPal PIN

Some stores and websites might ask for your PayPal in-store PIN. Your default PIN is the last 4 digits of your virtual card number. Learn how to change your PayPal PIN.

Remove a PayPal account

  1. On your phone, open the Google Pay app .
  2. At the top right, tap your Profile picture and then Wallet.
  3. Swipe until you reach your PayPal account.
  4. Tap your PayPal account.
  5. At the top right, tap More More and then Remove payment method.

How your info is shared with PayPal

When you set up PayPal as a payment method, data is shared between Google and PayPal.

  • Google shares with PayPal your:
    • Name
    • Email
    • Phone number
    • IP address
    • Device info, including model, identifier, OS, and network operator
    • Profile image
    • Location snapshot at time of setup
    • Google Account signals, including account age and session length
  • PayPal shares with Google your:
    • Name
    • Billing address
    • Phone number
    • Account type
    • Account activity

Data is also shared when you make a Google Pay payment with PayPal.

  • Google shares with PayPal your:
    • IP address
    • Device info, including model, identifier, OS, and network operator
  • PayPal shares with Google your:
    • Name
    • Country

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