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How to test the new function of payments with cryptocurrencies through WhatsApp

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, WhatsApp added a new function to send money to your contacts through its application, thus avoiding the spread of the virus after not having direct contact with another person. Now, the aforementioned instant messaging platform announced a new test program that will allow you to make payments through cryptocurrencies, do you want to know how to do it? here we will explain it.

For the transfer of money between contacts through WhatsApp, you must have a debit or credit card that is linked to Facebook Pay; But, if you want to make payments through cryptocurrencies it will be necessary that you use the digital wallet of the Meta company called I did not see, which is linked to Pax Dollars (USDP), a stable coin linked to the US dollar, the technology portal reported Engadget Android.

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It is important to clarify that this WhatsApp pilot program is currently only available in Guatemala and the United States for users who have iOS devices from Apple and Android from Google. In addition, the transfers would not be delayed and they would not charge you fees for making payments.


  • First, you have to create a Nova account and link your debit card. To do it just click here and follow the steps provided by the Nova helpdesk.
  • Now, make sure that WhatsApp has no pending updates on Google Play or App Store.
  • Then, open the application and enter a personal conversation.
  • Here you must touch the icon of the clip that is located in the lower right corner, then select the option ‘Payment’.
  • Write the amount to transfer and click on ‘Pay’.
  • Ready, that would be it, the other person will receive the message ‘Payment made’ with the amount of money you sent.
  • One thing to highlight is that both users of WhatsAppBoth the sender and the recipient will have to have their cards linked, otherwise the transfer will not be successful.

Do you have any problem? Do you need to report it? If you have any kind of problem, then you should write to their contact email: [email protected] or [email protected] You can also make the same request from your iPhone.

Now, if you need to make a general query, you can fill in the form using this link. There you simply have to put your phone number, in addition to the code of your region, and then write your message after identifying yourself.

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