Another new name was added to Digital Payment Service Providers in India today, ie on 16 December, which is WhatsApp Payments service is. Facebook’s proprietary popular chat app WhatsApp has started its digital payment service in India in partnership with major banks ICICI Bank, Axis bank, SBI and HDFC, where crores of customers of these four banks send money online with the help of WhatsApp Will be able to get it on your account.
Start WhatsApp Payments feature in your phone like this
Crores of people use WhatsApp in India, on which they take advantage of calls, SMS as well as video calls. Now he will be able to send or ask for money from WhatsApp itself, that too on the phone sitting at home. For this, they have to click on the three dots appearing at the top right on the homepage of WhatsApp. After this, you will see the payment option. By clicking on it, the payment window will open, in which you will have to click on Add new payments method. Click on it and as soon as you accept it, you will see the names of banks with which WhatsApp has partnered.
The process is very easy
If you are a customer of SBI, HDFC, Axis Bank and ICICI, then click on your bank from this bank option. After this, you will have to verify with the bank through the phone number. For this, you enter the same mobile number, which you have also given to the bank. Now you have to enter the mobile number on WhatsApp and after doing this, WhatsApp will verify your account with the bank at the same time and then the payment service will start. Now send or call money wherever you want.
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‘Secure and reliable’
Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg, while launching WhatsApp payment service in India, said that we are working with the National Payments Corporation of India and that the payment should be completely secure and reliable. WhatsApp payment service has been developed using India’s Unified Payments Interface, through which instant payment service can be enjoyed. At the same time, Abhijeet Bose, the head of WhatsApp India, says that we are very happy to partner with four major banks in India and are working towards making digital payment service easier and more secure.
WhatsApp Payment Service Expansion
Let me tell you that Bijit Bhaskar, head of digital channels and partnerpish at ICICI Bank, says that in a month, more than 20 lakh people have adopted WhatsApp banking service. From this statement, we can guess that there are more chances of WhatsApp growing in the coming time and this may be a concern for other digital payment service providers.