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Ahhh how do I change from an e-cheque on Paypal

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RedTartanLass Fri 08-Dec-06 10:30:52

I've had a paypal account for years and am a verified user, but suddenly when I make a payment by paypal it takes 7 days to clear!!!

Apparently I'm paying by e-cheque. What the hell is that and how do I change so that when I make a payment, it is instant.

It's driving me mad, please help............

RedTartanLass Fri 08-Dec-06 11:17:41

Aww please someone must know!!

FireFaerie? Misdee? Charliecat??

southeastastra Fri 08-Dec-06 12:05:21

don't know! check the q&a boards on the bay, they're great

RedTartanLass Fri 08-Dec-06 12:11:19

Thanks southeastastra have searched and searched on both ebay and paypal the closest answer is

What is a Pending payment? -

A payment may show as "Pending" in My eBay for one of the following reasons:

The buyer paid with an echeque. The payment will be "Pending" until the cheque clears. (This takes five to seven working days.)

Ahhhhh, but how did it suddenly become an echeque and how do I change it!! It is soooooooo irratating.

notreallyhereDee Fri 08-Dec-06 12:12:24

is it linked to your bank account? make sure the details are upto date and check to see if anything else needs verifying.

southeastastra Fri 08-Dec-06 12:51:05

you can post your own question on the answer boards, someone called tomcat is usually very helpful!

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