Here’s How to Activate WhatsApp Payment


WhatsApp introduced something really very useful feature for all of their WhatsApp users: payment through WhatsApp. Yes, Now we can send money or receive it through WhatsApp payments. Just like we receive messages, calls, and media, we can also receive money.


After GBWhatsApp’s fortunate update of extraordinary features like changing the name color, best themes, hiding typing status, and other customizable options, it doesn’t enter here. But WhatsApp does enter here, you just need to activate WhatsApp payment through some steps, and then you can enjoy sending and receiving money just like other payment apps.

How to Activate WhatsApp Payment?

Step 1: Open WhatsApp and then click on 3 dots at the top right corner


Step 2: Select the payment option from the list given there


Step 3: It will open a tab where it will start a process to verify your number

Step 4: The registered number should be the same as the verified phone number

verify number

Step 5: After the number verification select the bank from the banks’ list shown there

bank list


Step 6: Select your bank and add the details

enter bank details


Step 7: Now we can send and receive money

send and receive money

How to Send Money Through WhatsApp Payment?

  1. To send money to one particular person from our contacts go to his WhatsApp chat and go to attachments
  2.  From there select payment alongside documents, audio, gallery, etc
  3.  Go to payments and then fill in the amount you want to send and your personal identification number
  4.  Then click on send and your money will be transferred successfully once your UPI is verified

make payment through WhatsApp

How to Send Money to Other UPI Users?

Step 1: Open WhatsApp and go to WhatsApp settings


Step 2: Now tap on payments and select new payments

Step 3: Now go to the ‘Send to a UPI ID’ option and enter the UPI ID of whom you are going to send

Step 4: Click on ‘Verify’ and enter the amount that you want to transfer

Step 5: Now select ‘Enter’ and enter your UPI PIN in order to complete the procedure


How to Send Money Using a QR Code?

Step 1: Open WhatsApp, then go to settings and tap on more options

Step 2: Select on new payment and then tap on the QR code

Step 3: Scan the code of the recipient and enter the amount to pay

Step 4: Enter the UPI pin and your payment is completed

QR code


With this payment feature, we can send and receive money anytime anywhere. Also using this is just an easy procedure you just need to follow the steps given above.

WhatsApp introduces a new feature with every update and this is the best feature to date as this is a secured payment method with all privacy that we get in other payments apps like phonepe, gpay, etc.

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