WhatsApp has reportedly started to test its payment function based on the UPI in India. The new feature, for users selected on Beta WhatsApp on iOS and Android, users send and receive money using the standard UPI (Unified Payment Interface), Government of India. It is said that this feature is available in the 02/18/21 version of WhatsApp for iOS and Android version 2.18.41. Given the large user base of the email application in India, the integration of the payment platform can make a difference
The functionality WhatsApp Payments, first discovered by GizmoTimes, is currently available to beta users of the application in India for selection. The feature may appear in a chat window via the Attachments menu. It is said that the option is available with other options such as gallery, video, documents, etc. When you click Payments, a disclaimer window opens, followed by a list of banks from which you can choose.
You can then select your preferred bank account to sign up to UPI. In particular, you will be asked to create a login pen if you have not used the UPI Payment Platform. In addition, you must create a UPI account via application or web/application of your respective bank website (if you have not previously).
A report FoneArena adds the sender and the recipient must have WhatsApp payments to make successful transactions in the messaging application. According to reports, the user has problems with the connection to their bank accounts with the application, although it is to be expected a feature in the beta.
It is well known that WhatsApp is considering a payment platform based UPI since July 2017. The feature was also recognized in August of last year in Android Beta. Since qu’UPI was announced by the government, the likes of Samsung, Zomato, Google, and WhatsApp were now looking to integrate them into their hardware and existing software.