Freecharge has now integrated WhatsApp on it’s “Chat n Pay” Feature and now you can send “WhatsApp Money” to any of your contacts. So, Now all the FreeCharge users can send and receive money via WhatsApp. Previously, Freecharge has introduced Chat N Pay feature that allows you to transfer money to your friends through chat from Freecharge under 5 seconds. But, the “Chat N Pay” is a Built-in feature of the Freecharge App.
But, Now you can send and receive money via WhatsApp, all you need to do is install the Freecharge app and enable the “Freecharge on WhatsApp” feature. Just follow the steps below to send money to WhatsApp contacts using Freecharge.
How To Send Money Via Whatsapp?
1. The First thing you need to do is, download and install the Freecharge App.
Note: As of now, The Freecharge on Whatsapp feature is available to Android users only. Very soon, the feature will be available for ios and windows users.
2. If you are a new user, signup with Freecharge using your mobile number and verify your account using the OTP that will be sent to your mobile number.
3. Open the Freecharge App and from the Freecharge Menu, Go to “Freecharge on Whatsapp”.
4. Just Click on “Enable” to grant accessibility permission and the setup will be done.
5. Now, open Whatsapp and select the contact whom you want to send the payment.
Choose the contact and Send the message in the following format.
AmountFC (Amount followed by FC)
For Example, if you want to send Rs 100 to your WhatsApp contact, you have to send “100FC” as the message.
6. When you press the send button, a window will pop-up asking if you want to send or requests money. Select the right option and you are done.
That’s it 🙂 Sending money/payments via WhatsApp to your friends is a really easy way using the freecharge app.
Please note that that both the sender and receiver has installed freecharge App on their device and the person who is sending the money should have enabled “Freecharge on Whatsapp.”
Freecharge, which was acquired by snapdeal, has been introducing innovative features like “Go MasterCard“, “Chat N Pay” to take over its main competitor Paytm. Now, with the launch of “Freecharge on Whatsapp,” Freecharge will be acquiring more users.
“Social payment is an essential pillar of a great customer experience and a stepping stone to building habit commerce. Today, we have taken social payments to the next level by enabling consumers to pay via social platforms like WhatsApp. We are confident that this step will make digital payments a part of daily life of Indians and Freecharge will be at the heart of it as the Payments Operating System for a Digital India,” said Govind Rajan, COO at FreeCharge.
As of now, Most of the Smartphone users in India are not aware of the Social Payments and only a few of us are using mobile wallets to store and transfer/request money. Now, with “Whatsapp Money” more users will start using mobile wallets for making payments and transferring money.