How do I pay using PayPal?

PayPal* is an online payment method that lets you buy Skype Credit and other Skype products quickly and easily, without having to share your financial information every time you make a purchase.

Read more about choosing PayPal as your payment method.

Visit PayPal* to find out how to open a PayPal account.

*Skype is not responsible for the content of external sites.

You can use PayPal to make one-off payments for any Skype product, or you can use our Auto-recharge feature to make a purchase via PayPal, to ensure that you never run out of Skype Credit and can make calls whenever you want.

Making payments via PayPal

It’s easy to buy a Skype product using PayPal as your payment method:

  1. Sign in to your Skype account.
  2. Choose to buy Skype Credit or another Skype product.
  3. Enter your billing name and address. If your details are already pre-filled, make sure everything is up-to-date. Click Next.
  4. Need to change your billing address? Learn how.

  5. Select PayPal as your payment method.
  6. The Auto-recharge box is ticked by default. Untick it if you don’t want to use Auto-recharge.
  7. If this is the first time you have bought a product from Skype, read the Skype Terms of Use and tick your agreement. Then click Next.
  8. You are redirected to the PayPal website. Log in to PayPal and follow the instructions to complete your purchase. If you've never used PayPal before, you’ll need to create a PayPal account. Click Create a PayPal Account, enter your details, then click Continue.

When you’ve paid with PayPal, your payment details will be securely stored and your payments will be much quicker in the future.

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