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Buying Connects With Paypal Balance

mgrace_solares
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Mary Grace S Member Since: May 13, 2020
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Yes, this is also true to me. Why is Upwork offering Paypal when they would not let you pay with your Paypal Balance instead of asking for a card. If it is Paypal, then they should also do something about being able to credit it with your current balance in Paypal and not through any card.

 

aocumen
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Avery O Moderator Member Since: Nov 23, 2015
1622 of 4,315

Hi Sabeeha, 

 

In order to use Paypal as a billing method on Upwork, your Paypal account must have a linked credit or debit card for recurring payments (for example, for membership fees). For cases like this, a funding source is required to add Paypal as a billing method. 


~ Avery
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humashahzadch
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Huma Shahzad C Member Since: Jan 9, 2020
1623 of 4,315

Hello, 

I have bought connects before with the same account details, but this time it is showing an error. 

bstojadinovic
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Bojan S Moderator Member Since: Mar 9, 2018
1624 of 4,315

Hi Huma Shahzad,

 

We'll have one of our agents reach out to you via a support ticket to assist you with this concern. 

 

Thank you for reaching out to us. 

~ Bojan
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muhammadhamza48
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Muhammad H Member Since: Apr 15, 2020
1625 of 4,315

Hi Avery O,

Hope you are doing great. I am facing the same issue, I can't pay to buy connect using my debit visa card. I contacted my bank and they are saying that there is no issue from their side. Can you please check my upwork account and tell me what is the issue?

bstojadinovic
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Bojan S Moderator Member Since: Mar 9, 2018
1626 of 4,315

Thank you for reaching out to us, Muhammad.

 

One of our team members will reach out to you directly via a support ticket to assist you with your concern. 

~ Bojan
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d6a3c873
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Mateo S Member Since: Mar 30, 2020
1627 of 4,315

Hello. Im trying to join the Plus membership, and Im unable to do so. An error was displayed: "Your payment could not be processed. Please choose an alternate payment method or try again later". How can I solve this? I tried several times. This is a VISA card.1.png

bstojadinovic
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Bojan S Moderator Member Since: Mar 9, 2018
1628 of 4,315

Hi Mateo,

 

We'll have one of our agents reach out to you via a support ticket to assist you with this concern. 

 

Thank you for reaching out to us. 

~ Bojan
Upwork
husain-a
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Husain A Member Since: Apr 3, 2020
1629 of 4,315

I'm trying to buy connects with my Paypal balance but it's not working. I  keep getting prompted to add a debit or credit card (which I don't have). I tried to email customer support but the button "Ask for Help" in the Help Center is not working either. Can someone help me please? I also tried adding Paypal as my billing method in my profile settings, and ran into the same problem...

aocumen
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Avery O Moderator Member Since: Nov 23, 2015
1630 of 4,315

Hi Husain, 

 

In order to use Paypal as a billing method on Upwork, your Paypal account must have a linked credit or debit card for recurring payments (for example, for membership fees). For cases like this, a funding source is required to add Paypal as a billing method. 


~ Avery
Upwork
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