WhatsApp feature: Check how to activate, transfer money and other details NOW
In a bid to provide a seamless experience to its users, Facebook-owned instant messaging application WhatsApp keeps adding new features on its platform.
In a bid to provide a seamless experience to its users, Facebook-owned instant messaging application WhatsApp keeps adding new features on its platform. Now, this famous messaging platform has introduced some new features, including WhatsApp Payments.
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For those uninitiated the feature basically allows users to send money to other users via chats in the app. If you haven’t tried the feature yet, here’s a simple guide to get you started. According to WhatsApp, a simple setup for fast transfers is - add your bank account just once to send and receive money on WhatsApp from anyone who uses UPI-based apps.
To use this feature, users need to open a WhatsApp account and tap on the three-dots menu at the top right corner. then, you will find the Payments option above Settings. Tap Add payment method, you will be prompted to ‘Accept and Continue’. The leading page will open a list of banks, select your bank
Once selected, you will be required to verify your phone number, tap verify via SMS. Once the verification process gets completed your bank details will be added below Payment methods, the BGR India reported.
While setting up WhatsApp Payments on a device is easy, transferring money to recipients is as simple as a cakewalk. Here’s how you can send money to others using this feature. First up, open your WhatsApp account on your device. Open Payments under the three-dots menu
At the bottom right corner of the screen you will find New Payment option. The following page will pop-up the list of contacts you have saved in your WhatsApp account. Select Send to a UPI ID, enter recipient’s name > Verify> enter the amount> press Next> enter UPI PIN. Alternately you can tap on the contact you would like to send money/ Tap on the attach button in the chat and choose the payment option.
Enter the amount and verify your UPI PIN. Upon entering the PIN your payment will be processed/ You will be redirected to your WhatsApp chat where the amount you have transferred will reflect in the chatbox.
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