'Can you send money from PayPal to Cash App?': Not directly, but you can use your bank account — here's how

SquareYou can’t send money from PayPal to the Cash App directly, but you can use your bank account to transfer funds between them.

Since 1998, PayPal has become one of the most popular online money transfer platforms.

Whether you are looking to get reimbursed for a night out on the town with your best friends, or you’re a freelancer looking to get commissioned for your work,PayPal is one of the most popular ways to receive a money transfer. Since then, numerous money transfer apps have surfaced, including Cash App and Venmo.

If you’re looking to transfer money directly from your PayPal account to the Cash App, or vice versa, at this time it is impossible to do either directly.

However, you can transfer money from one to the other, but you will have to do an extra step and transfer it to your bank account first.

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How to send money from PayPal to your bank account

1. Log into your PayPal account and click “Transfer Money.”

Can you send money from PayPal to Cash AppTaylor Lyles/Business InsiderWhen you log into your PayPal account, you can see the ‘Transfer Money’ button on the left-hand side of your screen.

2. Click “Transfer to your Bank.”

Can you send money from PayPal to Cash AppTaylor Lyles/Business InsiderIn addition to transferring money to your bank, you can also request a check by mail.

3. Enter the number of funds you are interested in transferring.

4. Reevaluate all the information regarding your bank transfer then click “Transfer Now.”

5. Head to your “Wallet” on PayPal and click “Done.”

How to add money to the Cash App from your bank account

1. Launch the Cash App on your phone.

2. Head to your account balance.

Can you send money from PayPal to Cash AppTaylor Lyles/Business InsiderThe account balance location is located on the far left side of your app.

3. Click on “Add Cash” between pop-up options and choose the number of funds you wish to add.

4. Click “Add.” After, the amount will be added to the Cash App.

Can you send money from PayPal to Cash AppTaylor Lyles/Business InsiderThe ‘Add’ button is located at the bottom of the screen.

5. Enter your PIN or use Touch ID to confirm the transfer.

After you confirm the transfer, the money from your bank account will be available on your Cash App profile. Although the process takes a few additional steps, this is currently the only way to transfer money from PayPal to your Cash App account.

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