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eBay Checkout with Paypal is not working (and has not been working for about 5 days).
I login with my username and password and it just spins forever (the circle goes round and round for hours if you let it).
I have tried clearing cookies.
I have tried Chrome, Firefox, and Edge from multiple different PCs.
I have tried the eBay App on Android.
I have tried using eBay.ca instead of eBay.com.
I have tried logging into Paypal in another window before, during and/or after eBay checkout.
Update: now Paypal checkout says: "Things don't appear to be working at the moment. Please try again later."
This is better than the spinning, but I still can't checkout, all these many days later.
I've been fighting this for days now and found something that seemed to work... (apologies for the verbose mode but it may provide a necessary clue).
EDIT: Found the problem or at least a workaround... Scroll down to the Workaround section (lower below) to get to that bit if you want to avoid the verbose mode 🙂
Edit #2: Steps 1-8 didn't make a blind bit of difference (I think) as the window seems to be more critical... I've included it for completeness, just in case..
A key part of me wonders if the true issue was the pop-over window rather than the changed setting so I cleared the checkout, went back through the whole process again and as anticipated it borked out.
Something is blocking the script from writing back to the same pop-up/over window that you login to Paypal in. It's almost as if the script closes the window early (when you complete the initial user/pass login) and then tries to respond to the window it just closed, slams into a virtual wall and slides "gracefully" to the ground before ignoring the whole thing.
This method worked on the following system setup: