WhatsApp Payments is now available in India: Here is the setup guide for you on How to add bank account and how to send money

Hey!! Trendy Techz readers we are back again and this time with the most trending and Popular App that is WhatsApp latest Update news. Since few months WhatsApp payments is trending on internet and two days ago people in India started receiving this update. So, today in this post we will be sharing all the latest news on WhatsApp along with the setup guide for linking Bank account with Whatsapp in order to use Whatsapp payment. We will explain regarding WhatsApp payments from scratch, So, please do follow our guidelines with patience. Without wasting your valuable time lets start our post, Here we go,

WhatsApp Payments Setup guide:

In this setup guide portion we will explain you how to link your bank account to your WhatsApp and How to send money through Whatsapp in detailed procedure.

Step 1: You need to update the Application

Step 2: Open the application

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Step 3: After opening the WhatsApp you will see three vertical dots on the top right corner of the app. Click on those three vertical dots then you will see the below image,


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Click on the settings and select Payments as shown below

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Step 4: After selecting the payments option you will see a screen as shown below, Click on Accept and Continue

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After clicking on Accept and Continue button, Your Bank account linking procedure for WhatsApp payments will start.

How to link Bank Account for WhatsApp Payments??

After Completion of above mention step that is Accept and Continue, You will see a screen as shown below

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You need to verify your phone number. Important point here is that the Mobile number you are Verifying on WhatsApp and the Mobile number linked to your bank account should be same. In simple words your bank alerts mobile number (Messages you receive while money is credited and debited in your bank account)  and WhatsApp number should be same. 

After verifying your mobile number, WhatsApp will ask you to select the bank in which you have bank account as shown below.

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After selecting your bank WhatsApp will display your bank account details linked to your mobile number.

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Since we have only one bank account with our mobile number we are selecting that. If you have more than one bank account linked to your mobile number, select one active account with which you will transact regularly. Selection of your Bank account will end adding/linking bank account to Whatsapp payments. After this step you will receive payments in WhatsApp via UPI (Unified Payments Interface).

Now start the next step. That is how to send money through WhatsApp.

How to send Money via WhatsApp payments:

After linking your bank account, In order to send money through WhatsApp there are few more steps to be followed, they are,

Steps Involved are:

  1. For sending money through WhatsApp you need to setup UPI Pin. In order to set up UPI pin you will receive a 6 digit OTP Number to your mobile phone then you need to set a 4 digit UPI Pin and finally you need to confirm your UPI Pin by typing it again.
  2. Verify your Debit card details by entering the last 6 digits along with expiry date and year details and finally by entering your UPI Pin again.

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After completion of all these steps you are now all set to use WhatsApp payments for sending and receiving money in Whatsapp via UPI.

Note: Since Whatsapp didn’t allowed us to take screenshots because of sensitive issues like Pins, OTP’s, Card details etc we are unable to take screenshots but We are available 24 x 7 to help you in case you are facing any problems.

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