Facebook pay app is an application by the developers of Facebook, it is used to transfer funds from one account to another. Facebook pay app can be used by iOS users, Android users and Windows users, to be able to use the Facebook payment app you must link your debit card or credit card to Facebook.
You don’t need to worry, Facebook won’t access your bank account details or withdraw funds from your account, the linking of your debit card or credit card to your FB pay app is just to make the transaction possible.
The Facebook payment app is not an entire app on its own but it is embedded in Facebook messenger, once you launch your Facebook messenger, open the chat of whom you want to make a transaction with and click the dollar sign “$” to initiate a transaction.
The FB pay app is secure and safe, it is protected by encrypted systems which keeps your payment record and details from hackers, the system also keeps your account details safe. The encrypting system protecting your Facebook payment is different from the system protecting Facebook.
How To Make Payment With Facebook Messenger App
When making payments with the Facebook payment app you won’t be charged anything. The only criteria are that the receiver must also be using Facebook messenger. If you don’t know how to make payment with FB pay app, use the steps below to know-how.
- Login to Facebook messenger app
- Open the chat of whom you want to send money to
- Click on $ directly above your keyboard
- Enter the amount and click pay
Usually, payment on the app does not take more than 24 hours. The money is sent immediately after review and processing. If it is your first time making payment with Facebook pay app you’ll have to go through a long process, linking your debit card to the Facebook pay app.
Setting Up Facebook Payment App
Setting up your Facebook app might seem a bit long but it is actually very easy and can be completed in five minutes, follow the procedures below to setup your FB payment app.
- Login to your Facebook account on Facebook messenger app
- Go to your profile screen by clicking on your profile picture
- From your profile screen click on payments
- A form will be given where you’ll have to input payment details and payment methods (debit card or credit cards or PayPal)
- Fill in the forms correctly and you are good to go.
You can add a password to your Facebook payment app for extra security, always ensure your are sure of who you are making payment to before completing the payment.