Facebook Pay Via Messenger: Holla! this is for Facebook users. It’s true that there are have been so many ways in which we pay, send and receive money. And which also made payment very much easy for so many people.
But today, I bring to you “Facebook Pay” which enables you send and receive money on Facebook. The app is only restricted to FB users. That is, if you are not a Facebook user, you can not make use of the app.
However, if you really want to use Facebook Pay and you do not have a Facebook account, do not panic!. All you need to do is to visit the Google Play Store and download the Facebook Mobile App. After you must have downloaded it and installed it on your device, you now sign in to get started.
What is Facebook Pay App?
Facebook Pay was introduced by Facebook on the 12th of November, 2019. This app (for Facebook users) was created to make transferring and receiving of money more easier and more secured. You can as well use it as a money sending app to divide a bill with friends. Or as a service to order items online.
What’s so amazing about the Facebook Pay is that you can make use of the payment method across all their apps (whatsapp, instagram). After you must have signed in and chosen a payment method, you can now purchase things and also exchange money with recipients easily from any of their apps.
What is the Facebook Pay for?
The Facebook Pay can be used to pay people. It can also be used to order and purchase or buy things online.
Facebook Pay on Facebook can be used to purchase items from the Facebook Marketplace, donate money to fundraisers, and to also buy tickets for events and games.
On Messenger, it is used to pay money to families and friends from your phone or even your computer.
The app can be to order things from brands you follow on Instagram. And on Whatsapp, it can be used to send and receive money similar to messenger.
Is Facebook Pay Safe?
Yes, the Facebook Pay is safe because FB encrypts payments and user information so as to safeguard your money and transaction details. The systems also requires that you confirm your identity most times.
Be it with your personal information or PIN s. FB also advises that while using the FB Pay,you should avoid clicking on links from people you aren’t familiar with. And do not pay people you do not know to avoid scam.
How do I access the Facebook Pay?
Now, that you must have understood what the FB Pay is all about, below are steps to using the Facebook Pay.
- Open your Facebook mobile app. If you do not have a Facebook account, you have to create one to get started.
- After you must have done that, add a payment method. To do that, go to “Settings”, then navigate to “Payments” and click on “Account Settings”. Here, you can now add a US bank-issued debit card. Or you can choose to link your PayPal account. Note that PayPal payments are only available when sending on the Messenger mobile app.
- Now begin your transfer by starting up a conversation and clicking on the dollar sign. After that, you will be asked to input the amount you wish to transfer or pay. Choose your payment method and tap “Pay”. Note that the money you are sending is only between Facebook users.
Once the person you are sending to receives the money, a notification message will be sent to the person on messenger.
Then the person can either choose to accept or deny the payment . As soon as the request is being accepted, the amount will be withdrawn from your linked account.