Everything You Need To Know About Whatsapp Pay
If you have the WhatsApp Pay option in the app, let’s take a look at how you can set up your account, and send and receive money.
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- 1WhatsApp Pay: How To Set Up Your Account
Highlights of the Story
- WhatsApp Pay receives clearance from NPCI.
- For the 1st phase, it will only be rolled out to 20 million WhatsApp users.
- It is in direct competition with non-banking payment providers like Google Pay, PhonePe, etc in the UPI ecosystem.
The Facebook-owned messaging platform is finally bringing its payment service feature – WhatsApp Pay to its users. The service will now be rolling out officially after the National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI) clearance. However, it will only be rolling out to 20 million WhatsApp users. This is part of the first phase of the payment feature as the messaging app has over 400 million users in India.
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However, NPCI places a 30 percent cap to implement on total payment volumes. These are in respect to all via every third party payments app from January 1, 2021.
Now, if you have the WhatsApp Pay option in the app – let us take a look at how you can set it up. If not, update your app by going to your application store.
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WhatsApp Pay: How To Set Up Your Account
1: Open the app on your phone and tap on the three-dotted icon, which is placed on the top right corner of the screen.
2: Tap on Payments > Add payment method. Subsequently, you will get a list of bank names.
3: After selecting the name of the bank, your number (linked with the bank) will be verified. For this, you need to tap on Verify via SMS. However, make sure the WhatsApp number is the same as the one linked to your bank account.
4: Once the verification process is completed, you can then finish setting up payments.
You will need to set a UPI PIN for carrying out transactions similar to how it is on other apps. After this, you will be able to see the chosen bank on the payments page.
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WhatsApp Pay: How To Send or Receive Money
Firstly, you need to go to the chatbox of the person you want to send the money to. Then go to the attachment icon on the chatscreen.
Tap on Payment and add the amount you want to send to the individual. One can also add a note.
To complete the WhatsApp payment process, you need to enter your UPI PIN. once the transaction is completed, you will get a confirmation message.
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