With the new Paypal interface, you may be wondering just “where the hell is my Paypal history?” And more specifically, “how can I search my Paypal transaction history for an email address, a name, or a transaction or other ID,” like you used to be able to do? If you are trying to find your Paypal history, here’s how to find and search your Paypal history with the new Paypal dashboard.
As you can see, with the new Paypal layout, there is no obvious way to find or search your history:
Now, you may think that you would find your history under ‘Activity’, and you would be wrong.
All the ‘Activity’ section shows you is a list of your activity:
And clicking on ‘Statements’ doesn’t get you any closer to your Paypal history either.
So, just how do you get to your Paypal history now?
The secret is waaaaay down at the very bottom of the page when you are logged into Paypal.
Scroll to the end of the page, and click on ‘Classic Site’:
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This will take you to the old-style interface. Now click on ‘Find a transaction’:
This will take you to the old, familiar Paypal history interface, where you can search your history by email address, name, transaction ID, etc..
While you’re at it, if you feel – as do we – that it is ridiculous for Paypal to have made it this difficult to find and search your history, of all things, you may want to use that ‘Feedback’ link to tell them so.
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