Recharge your prepaid service with PayPal

You can use your PayPal account to recharge your prepaid phone or mobile broadband service online from your phone, tablet or computer.

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How to do it

Step 1

Make sure you’ve signed up for PayPal and have a payment method attached to your account or enough money in it to pay for your recharge. These links will help you out:

Step 2

When recharging through Express Recharge, the My Vodafone website, or the My Vodafone app, make sure you click the option to use PayPal.

Step 3

Follow the rest of the prompts to recharge with your PayPal account.

Step 4

Once your recharge has been completed you’ll return to the Vodafone site where you’ll find your PayPal receipt number. Your prepaid account balance will be updated and ready to use within 5 to 15 minutes.


Questions and answers

Why has Vodafone introduced PayPal as a prepaid recharge option?

PayPal has 6 million active users in Australia and offers a fast, simple and safe way to pay online using your PayPal account balance, Australian and international bank accounts and credit cards.

How do I open a PayPal account?

Just head to the PayPal sign up page and follow the prompts.

What can I do with a PayPal account?

With PayPal you can:

  • Shop online in more than 190 countries and regions.
  • Pay for things and send money without sharing your financial information
  • Checkout quickly at thousands of your favourite online stores (not just eBay!)
  • Set up an online shop and receive payments
  • Make donations to your favourite charity
  • Use your credit card and earn rewards

What is my PayPal username?

Your PayPal username is the email address you used to register for your PayPal account. If you use more than one email address and don't remember the specific one you used, head to the account recovery page and follow the prompts.

What is my PayPal password?

If you’ve forgotten your PayPal password, head to the password recovery page and follow the prompts to recover it.

How do I raise a dispute with my PayPal account?

Head to the PayPal ‘Resolution Centre’ to log in and raise a dispute.

Where can I find more information about PayPal?

You’ll find a heap of helpful info on the PayPal customer support site.

Can I pay my Vodafone bill with PayPal?

No. At this time PayPal is only available for recharging prepaid services and can’t be used to pay for monthly billed services.


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