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Vinted: paying via PayPal becomes impossible, Internet users furious

2023-05-25T13:41:10.466Z

Highlights: Second-hand clothing app Vinted no longer accepts payments via PayPal since Thursday. Users can now use Apple Pay or enter their credit card. PayPal had many advantages, such as being able to pay in four installments, and therefore to protect against certain scams. "It's going to be even worse at the scam level," fears one of the app's users. "This is Vinting's worst decision," another plans to "uninstall the app right away," says a third.


Second-hand clothing app Vinted no longer accepts payments via PayPal since Thursday. For many Internet users,


This is the little bad news of the day for Vinted regulars. The second-hand clothing sales app no longer accepts payments via PayPal since Thursday. "Unfortunately, we no longer support payments via PayPal. We invite you to use one of our other payment methods to pay for your order, "says simply the sales platform, without specifying the reasons for this choice.

Buyers and sellers will no longer be able to use the payment application to pay for their purchases or receive the fruits of their sales. However, PayPal had many advantages, such as being able to pay in four installments, and therefore to protect against certain scams. And Internet users have understood this. "It's going to be even worse at the scam level," fears one. "This is Vinted's worst decision," said another, who plans to "uninstall the app right away."

How do I change my payment method?

PayPal also allowed alerting on disputes when Vinted did not support certain payment scams. "PayPal offered the protection that Vinted didn't offer, it will be ciao for me," said one Twitter user. Another criticism on the subject: Vinted proposes to replace PayPal with Apple Pay, which Android users do not have access to.

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The second-hand clothing sales platform now offers its users to "continue to pay without interruption" to use Apple Pay or enter their credit card. For this, nothing could be simpler. You must go to the settings of your profile, in the payments section and then "Add a card".

Source: leparis

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