7 Things Whatsapp Wants You To Know While Using Payments

7 Things Whatsapp Wants You To Know While Using Payments

WhatsApp Payments has been publicly rolled out in India and you will be able to send money from inside the WhatsApp app using UPI. It is similar to any other UPI payments app in India backed by the National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI). To send money on WhatsApp in India, you need to have a bank account and debit card in India. You can send money on WhatsApp to anyone using a UPI supported app. Having said that there are certain things WhatsApp wants you to know to avoid scams using WhatsApp Payments.

WhatsApp will never call or message to help you activate Payments

WhatsApp will never ask for payments-related or banking information from you to set up Payments on your WhatsApp number. The entire process is easy and something you will have to do on your own. Don’t believe any call or message that claims to help you set up WhatsApp Payments on your mobile number, it’s a scam.

WhatsApp Payments has no official customer care number; don’t fall for customer service scams

Don’t search for customer care number of WhatsApp Payments on Google. There are no official customer care numbers for WhatsApp Payments. If you come across any customer care number of WhatsApp, know that it’s a fraud caller. In case, if you have any issue with Payments, reach out to your bank immediately.

Taping on ‘Pay’ button deducts money from your bank account

If you get any Payments request on WhatsApp, know that the moment you tap on ‘Tap’ you are approving the transaction and money will be deducted from your bank account. So, be careful before accepting Payments requests…Read more>>