How to use WhatsApp Payments QR code

Written by Khatri Krishna

WhatsApp Application were More than 1 billion people in over 180 countries use WhatsApp to stay in touch with friends and family, anytime and anywhere. The application allows the sending of text messages and voice calls, as well as video calls, images and other media, documents, and user location and now WhatsApp is rolling out Beta version of payments for Business Purpose, Here you will read about How to use WhatsApp Payments with QR code.

WhatsApp Payments QR Code

Whats is WhatsApp Payments ?

WhatsApp deciding to launch its own UPI-based P2P payments feature, the digital payments revolution in the country is guaranteed to gain greater momentum. Entering an already competitive space, WhatsApp will begin with an advantage of targeting its over 200 million monthly active user base with this new feature.This feature is currently being enabled for users in the Android beta channel, with a wider rollout expected in the next few weeks. To be able to send money via QR codes, you will have to enable WhatsApp Payments if you haven’t already. The latest beta version of WhatsApp for Android has added a new feature that lets users send money by scanning QR codes.

How To Use WhatsApp Payments QR code ?

To enable the QR code feature, you will have to install the latest version of WhatsApp beta for Android, i.e., version 2.18.93. Once installed, you can head over to Settings -> Payments -> New Payment and select QR code. This will open a scanner that will look for a compatible QR code and once the QR code is recognized, you can enter the amount to initiate the payment and authenticate it using your UPI PIN.

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WhatsApp Payments

To remain one step ahead of competition, apps are now beginning to leverage the power of data-driven mobile marketing and predictive analysis to suitably identify, segment, target, and engage with their users. Gone are the days when decision-making could be based on mere quantum of data.

Other upcoming WhatsApp features

In addition to the ‘Send to UPI ID’ and QR code payments features, WhatsApp has added some other features like Advanced GIF Search, which sorts features under Trending, LOL, Love, Sad, Happy and Dancing categories.Apart from GIFs, WhatsApp has also added a Search Stickers functionality. Both these features are currently disabled in the latest beta version and are expected to be enabled in future updates according to some reports.

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