So, you were eagerly waiting for the WhatsApp’s this new Payment feature right? Now it is rolling out and here’s a complete step by step information on how to activate this WhatsApp payment feature on your Android device. Before we get into the complete steps make sure you have your bank details because WhatsApp will ask to link your bank account in order to send the payment.
The complete process is super easy. I have written complete steps. Just follow them to start the payment service on your WhatsApp account.
01. Go into Settings
This feature works on the version 2.18.44 or later. So you have to make sure on which version you are currently running. To check it out, first of all, go to Settings> Help> App Info. You will find the version there. If you find an older version, update it from the Play Store.
02. Go to Payments Option
Once you have everything perfect with the WhatsApp version you are good to go. Now its time to complete set up to start the sending and receiving payments. After then you have to go into the Payment Options from Settings> Payments Window.
03. Register Your UPI
Once you are in the Payments Window you have to first of all register your UPI. You have to complete the whole process to start the payment service on WhatsApp. Starts with the mobile number It will ask for your mobile number verification. Just enter it and verify your mobile number. It will take 2 minutes.
04. Link Bank Account
Once your mobile number is verified you just have to simply link your bank details with the WhatsApp application in order to complete the transaction. To do so, first of all, select your bank in which you have an account and you want to transfer the payment.
In my case, I have selected HDFC Bank. Once you will select you will be redirected to another page where you will find your account. Select account and that’s it. So go ahead and select your bank and enter account details to link it to the WhatsApp application.
Once you have got the message of the “Setup Complete“, you can send the payments in the conversation to your friends or family members. To send the payments you have to go in the chats and just tap on the attachment button. You will find the ‘Payment” button there. Using there you will be able to send the ‘Payments’ to others directly on WhatsApp.
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