If you want to close your account, but can't log in, then I have a solution. If you reset your password (by clicking "Forgot My Password" and checking your email) then you can log in without having to provide a phone number. You can use this method to close your account, but you can't use it to send money. Paypal is absolutely stealing all of your personal information, and all of your paypal activity will be sold to advertisement companies. Your phone number is what the advertisers use to uniquely identify you! Never give your phone number to any website on the internet, it's as precious as your SSN.
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