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Can you send money from PayPal to Cash App?

There's no direct way to do so.
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March 18, 2022

PayPal and Cash App are two of the best ways to send and receive money online. However, there isn’t a direct way to transfer money between the two popular apps without a few extra steps. Here’s how to send money from PayPal to the Cash App.

Read more: What is PayPal?

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To send money from PayPal to your Cash App, you will need to transfer the funds to a bank account linked to both apps. Transfer the money from PayPal to your bank account, and move it from the account to the Cash App.


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Transfer money from PayPal to your bank account

PayPal setup bank account

Before getting started, make sure that your bank account is linked to PayPal. You can transfer money from your PayPal balance to your bank account using the PayPal app or the website.

Open the PayPal app and tap on Transfer in the balance section. Type in the amount you want to transfer and select the bank account to which you want to send the money. This account should be the one linked to your Cash App as well. Tap the blue Transfer button at the bottom of the page.

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PayPal

Log in to your PayPal account to do the transfer on the website. In the PayPal balance section, click on Transfer money and select Transfer to your bank on the next page.

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PayPal

Type in the amount you want to transfer, select the bank account, and click on Transfer (amount) now.

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PayPal

PayPal charges a $0.25 fee for an instant transfer to your bank account. A no-fee transfer will take one to three business days if you’re willing to wait.

Send money from the bank account to your Cash App

To transfer the money from the bank account to your Cash App, open the app and tap the banking tab at the bottom left corner. Tap Add cash, type in the amount you want to transfer, and tap Add at the bottom of the page. Confirm your Cash App PIN to complete the transfer.


Read more: The best money making apps on Android

FAQs

Can I transfer money from Cash App to PayPal?

Yes. It works the same way, just the other way around. Cash Out in the Cash App and transfer money to your bank account. Open your PayPal account via the app or on the website and click on Add money.

Is it free to send money from PayPal to the Cash App?

PayPal has a small $0.25 fee if you do an instant transfer to your bank account. If you do a no-fee transfer, it will take one to three business days.

What if my Cash App and PayPal are linked to different bank accounts?

This will add an extra step to the process. You will have to transfer the money from PayPal to the linked account, send the money from one bank to the other, and transfer the funds to your Cash App.