Facebook has introduced his own payment app named as Facebook Pay. In this post, I will tell you all about Facebook Pay. How to Use Facebook Pay, send and receive money via the Facebook App, Messenger, WhatsApp & Instagram.
Seems like Facebook is also setting in his foots in the world of digital payment apps. All the big manufacture have their own payment portals. Apple has it Apple Pay, Samsung has Samsung Pay, Google has Google Pay, and there are a number of other services that allow users to send & receive payments with ease.
The best thing about Facebook pay is that it allows users to send & receive money using Facebook and the Messenger app. Nowadays, everyone uses Facebook, WhatsApp & Instagram and Facebook Pay will work with both. Giving that, WhatsApp and Instagram are under the umbrella of Facebook. So, it is obvious that Facebook Pay will work with WhatsApp & Instagram.
This will give an edge to Facebook Pay over Google Pay and Apple Pay. Facebook has the largest user database and allowing them to use this feature will give a head start. You will be allowed to make In-App purchases, send and receive normal external payments. Moreover, soon you will able to use Facebook Pay just as you use Google & Apple Pay on stores.
Make Payment using Facebook Pay:
Now that Facebook has introduced its own payment gateway. They will start with their own networks, you will be able to pay for services, purchase items, send money to other users.
At first, they connected Facebook and Messenger apps. But in no time you will see WhatsApp and Instagram will be connected with Facebook Pay.
Payment, security and data protection:
This is the main concern nowadays, security and data protection. Everyone wants to know about all the working and then they can proceed with the payments.
We’ve heard that at the start, Facebook Pay will use your credit cards and PayPal accounts as payment methods. That means in order to use Facebook Pay you need to Add your Credit Cards and also you need to attach your PayPal account.
As far as security, Facebook is collaborating with PayPal and Stripe to provide the best security infrastructures. To protect the Payment one will need to create a PIN before he/she makes a payment.
Moreover, the Facebook Pay app will provide you all the details of your transactions. That way you can easily track the record of your Payments made using Facebook Pay.
That is all you need to know about Facebook Pay now it’s time to tell you how to Use Facebook Pay.
How To Use Facebook Pay, Add a Payment Method, Send & Receive Money:
Before I move on, Let me tell you one more thing. Facebook Pay is only available to US users. So if you are in the US then you will able to Use Facebook Pay.
- Open the Facebook App or Facebook Website. Head over to the Settings -> Facebook Pay.
- Now add your credit card or PayPal account.
- That will be all. Next time when you are trying to make a payment. Use Facebook Pay on Facebook app or Messenger.
Payments in Messenger:
- Open a message with the person you want to send money to.
- Tap on the “$” sign, located above your Keyboard.
- Enter the amount you want to send.
- Tap on Pay, you have sent the money.
There you go. This is How you can Use Facebook Pay, Send & Receive Money Via Facebook App, Messenger, WhatsApp & Instagram.