How to Use Facebook Pay App – Facebook as a social media platform is basically in every economy it can deep its hands into including the money section with Facebook pay. Facebook pay will help Facebook users with transactions and monetary payments on Facebook.
There is a marketplace on Facebook, people are selling and buying things on Facebook, people are also setting dates through Facebook dating and other means. To do all these things you need money, transactions have to occur and consequently, you need a service like Facebook pay.
Why Use Facebook Pay?
Facebook Pay is mainly used as a means of paying people and buying things online. You can pay for items you bought on Facebook Marketplace, donate to fundraisers, buy games and tickets, pay friends or send money to friends on Facebook, Messenger, Instagram, and WhatsApp.
Currently, Facebook pay only works on Facebook and Messenger. Facebook plans on introducing it to Instagram and WhatsApp soon. It also only works in the U.S for now and yes the feature would be moving to other countries eventually.
It’s very simple and easy to set-up. Facebook pay also doesn’t charge fees but requires a Facebook account to work.
Set-Up Facebook Pay
Open the Facebook app and tap on the hamburger menu (three-lined menu) at the top right corner of your newsfeed page.
- Select “Settings & Privacy” > “Settings”.
- Under the account settings page, select “Facebook Pay.”
- Tap on “Add Credit or Debit Card” or “Add Paypal.”
- Provide the necessary account info needed and tap on “Save”.
Using Facebook Pay
Want to send or request money to or from someone, go to messenger and start-up a conversation with the person.
- Tap on the ellipsis menu or arrow icon by the left of the text field. Might appear as a “+” sign if you are using Facebook messenger web.
- Select “Pay Friend” or tap on the money icon.
- Enter an amount and then choose “Request” or “Pay”.
- Add your payment info. Just select a payment method/info or skip this step if you’ve previously set up or used Facebook pay.
- Choose “Pay” or “Request” to complete the transaction.