Private account - Display name

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When i opened my account i opened it using my nickname. But recently was made to verify my accountas it was locked and i couldnt use any of my money. Now my Full name is displayed on my account and not just my Nickname. I feel like this is a security issue and dont want my name displayed but cannot change it back as it is asking for proof of ID.

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You have to have your legal name on your legal, financial Paypal account.

Normally you can't change a nickname to a legal name unless it was an abbreviated version of your legal name so if you changed it your lucky.

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