PayPal iOS App Gets Security Upgrades and New Features

by Amandeep Singh on March 6, 2014

in iOS, iPhone

Paypal released the latest update to its iOS app incrementing it to version 5.4.

Paypal is the safest way to pay online and with this app, Paypal have introduced some new security changes using which you can now link your phone to your PayPal account to make sure you are the one making transactions on your PayPal account.

Paypal iOS App

The upgrade also includes accessibility improvements for smoother in-store payments along with new features for PayPal Smart Connect customers who will now be able to see their available credit in the Wallet and use it as a preferred mode of payment in stores.

Here are the release notes for the PayPal app version 5.4:

5.4
Check out our new features, security upgrades. Bigger! Better! More!

• Boost your security. Link your phone so we can make absolutely sure it belongs to you
• PayPal Extras MasterCard®, eBay MasterCard®, and PayPal Smart Connect customers! Now you can see your available credit in your Wallet and use it as your preferred way to pay in stores
• We made some key accessibility updates for smoother in-store payments

We’re always listening, so please send comments, suggestions, and words of encouragement to [email protected]

If  you are an avid PayPal user, I would strongly recommend upgrading the app and attaching your phone to your PayPal account as any security feature that is introduced in a payment platform is a must-have.

Do let me know if you have upgraded already and if you like the upgrade!

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