Problems with PayPal reported today

We’ve had several reports from UK users about problems with PayPal today.

Firstly, it seems like email notifications aren’t working and sellers aren’t receiving details of payments received. It seems like these stopped working at about 7am BST this morning.

Secondly, we have several received reports of money not being recorded as paid into PayPal accounts. Although this seems less widespread, it seems to be happening to some.

Thirdly, it seems like PayPal phone support is currently overwhelmed and users are saying that they are struggling to get through to a support rep.

PayPal have acknowledged the phone line problem on Twitter:

We’ve asked PayPal for a comment.

Have you been affected by any of these problems on PayPal today?