Is PayPal Thanks for Confirming Your Phone Number a Scam?

The PayPal SMS text message below that thank me for confirming my phone number and ask me to click a link to log in or get the app, does not appear to be a scam. The link in the text goes to PayPal's website at paypal.com. Also, the link's URL shorter website, py.pl, has been around since 2004 and is registered by PayPal PTE LTD.

Is PayPal Thanks for Confirming Your Phone Number a Scam?
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The "PayPal Thanks for Confirming Your Phone Number" Text

From: +19096980199

Text: PayPal: Thanks for confirming your phone number. Log in or get the app to manage settings: hxxps://py.pl/TS2sm

The link in the text goes to https://www.paypal.com, which makes it legit:

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