The PayPal iPhone app lets you pay for goods and services at local shops without any need for NFC, but too few retailers accept it, and its. How is it safe to use PayPal in an app where the app itself presents the PayPal login prompting email and password? How does PayPal even. PayPal is generally safe, especially for buyers. The technology is solid, but buyers and sellers need to be aware of a few risks. Furthermore, its security features are weak. However, but they've been slow to take off in the market because stores need special software and hardware to accept mobile payments. Need to have the add funds from money pac option added. The app doesn't automatically log you out when you navigate away from the screen or when your phone locks from being idle, the way Mint does. This adds a layer of protection between your credit card and the vendor. Now, the company is competing in the mobile payment market. That's a thin screen, but its more than the competition. In most cases, if the person you're sending to is with the same bank, all you'll need is their email address. A small inconvenience now is much better than a larger, more expensive data breach later. If your family and friends use PayPal, the iPhone app may come in handy for initiating or requesting payments on the go. Back Utilities Adobe Acrobat Pro Advanced SystemCare Best Password Managers for Best Tune-Up Utilities Download YouTube Evernote Web Google Image Search Iolo System Mechanic Connect with us Subscribe: Steps You Can Take for Added Protection What can you do to help ensure you have the best protection currently available? I still can't find how to reset the app passcode, but you should absolutely have to create a new one every time you disable and then reenable the PIN.