Now instant messaging app in India can be sent through WhatsApp, not only messages, but also money. The company has started WhatsApp Pay. Here we are telling you how to use it.
After a long wait, the feature of WhatsApp Pay has gone live in India. That is, now you will be able to transact money through WhatsApp. The company said in a tweet, ‘From today, users of India will be able to send money through WhatsApp. This is a secure method of payment and sending money from it is as easy as sending a message. In fact, WhatsApp was only waiting for approval of the National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI) for this service in India, which has now been received.
What is WhatsApp Pay?
It is a payment service of UPI-based WhatsApp, which was tested in India in February. Now it has been released for all users. Through this, users can link their UPI-enabled bank accounts and send money through WhatsApp. WhatsApp supports all popular banks such as HDFC, ICICI, SBI, Axis Bank, and Airtel Payments.
on WhatsApp Pay, setup is
the first thing that you need to update WhatsApp. Open WhatsApp after the update.
Now tap on the menu or three-dot icon on the right. Here you will see a new option of payment.
After going to payment, you have to tap on Add Payment Method.
Now tap on Accept and Continue. Now you will get a list of banks.
how to send money on Whatsapp Pay
After selecting the bank, your number (linked to a bank account) will be verified.
An SMS will be sent to your number for verification. So keep in mind that your WhatsApp number should be the same which is linked to the bank account.
After the verification process is complete, you have to set a UPI PIN, which is used at the time of payment.
Whatsapp will ask for proof on reporting, it has to be shown
how to send the latest chat on WhatsApp,
sending money through WhatsApp is as easy as sending a message or photo.
For this, open WhatsApp and go to the contact you want to send money to.
Now when you tap on the attached icon below, the option of payment will also appear along with Gallery and Documents.
Now type in the amount of money you want to send. With this, you can also write a Remark.
Now after entering the UPI PIN, the money will go away.