PayPal is generally safe, especially for buyers. The technology is solid, but buyers and sellers need to be aware of a few risks. Each mobile payment app has its own safety concerns, so the PayPal's mobile payment app is secure because you're required to enter a PIN. This all depends on what you mean by secure. In a sense of making payments then yes it is, How safe and secure is the HSBC banking app for iPhone?. Back Android Games iPhone Games Nintendo 3DS Games PC Games PS4 Games Xbox One Games Wii U Games. She writes the weekly Get Organized column, with tips on how to lead a better digital life. Thankfully, there is an option from the app lock screen to log in using your password instead, which I used. Here are tips from experts to make it less stressful For making and receiving payments from friends, PayPal is fine, but it can't match the company's own Venmo app. More than million people worldwide use PayPal for online purchases and sales. Me Review LiquidPlanner Review Microsoft Office Review Microsoft Office For Mac Review Microsoft Office Review Vivantio Pro Review Wrike Review Zoho Projects Review. If you feel you must use them because it may be the only way to purchse something, then be sure not to give PayPal your bank info, only your credit card number. The two strongest players, Google Wallet and Apple Pay , haven't fully caught on either. Back to Computer Newbies forum 49 total posts Page 1 of 2 01 02 Next. If you decide to link to your bank account for PayPal verification, be vigilant about checking your account frequently, Breyault says.