WhatsApp UPI Payment-WhatsApp Launched UPI Payment Feature. As we all aware of that WhatsApp is going to add Payment Feature in there app. So, WhatsApp is finally rolling out new UPI based payment system in India. WhatsApp has started rolling out its payment service to select users in India.
WhatsApp uses the Unified Payment Interface (UPI) for its payment service on the messaging app. This payments method enables one to send and money receive through their UPI-linked bank accounts. It ensures a fast and swift transfer of money without having to store balance in a wallet.
WhatsApp’s UPI payment service hasn’t officially been rolled out to users. Payment in WhatsApp is currently limited to users on the app and works only between users who have updated and enabled the feature on their app. The rollout was made in batches and was really slow but finally, it seems to be completed.
To use this feature you need to set up payments by linking your Bank Account. To do so, click on the three dots on the right corner and then click on the payments. Now, start the linking process. Note that the mobile number which is linked to bank account. Now WhatsApp will send a message for linking the account and then and select your bank from the list of banks. Once done, it will ask you to select the Bank Account to add and the setup will be completed.
Till now you might have successfully linked your account to the app. Now, you need to select the contact to send money and tap on attachment option in the chat. Select Payment and enter the amount you want to send. Also, you can add a caption to keep the record for what you have paid for.
Then, you will be asked to enter UPI PIN. If you don’t know what UPI PIN is then UPI PIN is a 6-digit code you can generate from your bank’s mobile app or Internet banking website. It is used to make all the UPI Payments. Once you have created it, you can select enter UPI PIN and type the UPI PIN. Now, just click on the Tick mark and the payment will be done in few seconds.
So this was the complete process of how to use the new payment feature by WhatsApp. Let us know what do you think about this new feature by WhatsApp.