Like over 133million Facebook users, I also find interest in using the messenger app to exchange messages or videos with family and friends.
Facebook added a payment method to its messenger application in march 2015, Facebook messenger payment allows you to send or receive money from friends and family via a connected debit card the service is encrypted and can be set up to require a personal identification number or touch ID before any transaction can be done through the Facebook messenger application, to start using the Facebook payment you have to link your debit card with a messenger account which can be done within your Facebook messenger settings
WHAT ARE FACEBOOK PAYMENT
As it was stated earlier, the Facebook payment was introduced in 2015, and it was a wise decision for Facebook to implement the payment method to their Facebook messenger application.
Facebook payment is a quick and easy way for its users to transfer money to their family and friends using the messenger application. by either registering a debit card or a PayPal account after the process is done users will be able to request service is only available in few countries which include the US, UK, and FRANCE for use in any smart devices or desktop computer
THE STEPS TO SET UP YOUR PAYMENT IN FACEBOOK MESSENGER
STEP 1, launch the Facebook messenger on your smart device
STEP 2, tap your profile image that appears on the upper right corner of the screen, the me profile window appears
STEP 3, select payment, and the payment screen will appear
STEP 4, tap on add new debit card in the payment method section
STEP 5, enter your debit card number, the month and years associated with the expiration date, security code, and billing zip code, then tap on the blue save button in the right corner after entering your card information, you’ll be returned to the payment screen and you’ll see the debit card you just entered the information for, listed in the payment method section
STEP 6, to add your security pin you have to scroll down to the security section and the top on the pin, the create pin window appear where you will be prompted to create a four-digit personal identification number
STAPE 7, enter a four-digit pin and then enter the same four-digit pin again when prompted, you’ll be returned to the payment screen where a message will appear, informing you that you will need to enter your pin anytime you try to send money.
Slide the circle in the toggle to the right of the touch ID to the right side of the toggle if you want to enable touch ID you have to enter your pin to verify your identity and a message will appear on your screen informing you that you will be able to use face ID to verify your identity the next time you try to send money rather than entering your pin
HOW TO RECEIVE FACEBOOK PAYMENT
The Facebook messenger app will notify you when a friend completes your payment request or send you a payment
The best part using of using Facebook messenger for receiving money is that Facebook never holds the money, instead, it will be immediately transferred to the debit or PayPal account that was linked to your Facebook messenger app and not forgets, both parties will be notified when the statues of a transaction changes
it is known that your bank may take several business days to process the transaction before the money shows up in your account
HOW TO SEND FACEBOOK PAYMENT
To send payment to a friend or family start a conversation with the person you would like to send money to the once the conversation is open tap on the money icon that will appear to the left of the text box
then you’ll have to select the amount to add a short note on why you want to send the money click on pay to complete your transaction.
NOW YOU’RE ALL SET TO MAKE YOUR FIRST PAYMENT THROUGH TTHE FACEBOOK MESSENGER APP
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