What’s a primary email address? How do I change my primary email address in my PayPal account?

You can use primary email address to receive payments and notifications from PayPal. To update an email address, you must have at least 2 email addresses on file. After you add and confirm a new email address, you can make it your primary email address.

Step 1Add a new email address to your PayPal account
Step 2Confirm the email address
Step 3: Change your primary email address.

To change your primary email address:
  1. Go to Settings.
  2. Click on the email address you want to make primary.
  3. Select Make this your primary email address for receiving notifications.
  4. Click Change Email Address