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How to Transfer Money With Google Pay on Android or iPhone

How to Transfer Money With Google Pay on Android or iPhone

Google Pay provides one of the best payment platforms to mobile phone users worldwide, making payments pretty easy and seamless across borders.

With the Google Pay platform, you can rest assured that your payment processing hassles will be taken care of. 

What is Google Pay?

Google Pay is a mobile payment app that allows users to make contactless payments for goods and services, transfer money between Google Pay users, request money from others, and pay directly from their bank accounts.

Google Pay works with all major cards, including Visa, MasterCard, and American Express. It also supports debit card transactions.

The app can be used on Android smartphones or iPhones. When it comes to sending money with Google Pay, you can do so with the following:

  • Your debit card information
  • Your credit card information
  • A linked PayPal account (you don’t need a PayPal balance)

How to Set Up Your Google Pay

To send money using your Google Pay, follow these steps:

Open Google Pay and select the card you want to use.

Enter your card details, including the security code and backup payment method (if desired).

Select the account you want to use for payments and a payment method like your debit card or bank account.

Enter a PIN code for added security if you have one enabled on your device or computer’s authenticator app (for example, Google Authenticator).

How to Transfer Money With Google Pay on Android

You’ll need to have the app installed to send money with Google Pay using your Android device. To start:

Open the Google Pay app.

Select the recipient account and enter the amount you want to send.

Tap on their name from your list of contacts or recent transactions.

Tap plus sign in the top-right corner of the screen and tap “Send Money” (this may be called “Transfer Money,” depending on your version of Android).

Enter the amount you wish to send, then tap the next button at the bottom right corner of the screen.

The sender will receive an SMS notification when their payment has been sent successfully; they can also log into their account online to see an updated balance with funds transferred via Google Pay.

This step-by-step guide will show you how to use Google Pay on Android or iOS.

If you want to transfer money with Google Pay, here’s how to do it:

Open up Google Pay and select the “Send” option. You can also swipe right on your home screen or tap the hamburger menu icon in the upper left corner of your screen to open up your list of apps.

Choose a friend or family member with their contact information stored on your phone from a list that appears.

If they don’t have an address saved yet, type one manually (this will allow them to be found by other users).

Enter the amount you’d like to send and enter their name if needed. Remember that when sending money through Google Pay, transaction fees may vary depending on where you’re sending it from or which payment method is used!

The steps are similar on both devices, but if you have an Android device, you’ll need to download the app before getting started.

If you’re on an Android device and don’t have the app installed, follow these steps first:

Head to the Google Play store and Download the Google Pay app.

Open the app and sign in with your Google Account username and password (if prompted).

Tap Get started at the bottom of your screen (if necessary)

Select Add payment method or Add debit/credit card as needed

To get started, open the Google Pay app to see the Home Screen

You’ll be greeted by a tutorial that helps you learn how to use the app. This includes making payments with Google Pay, sending and receiving money from others, and more.

The tutorial only takes a few minutes to complete. You can watch it all or hit Skip at any time if you’re already familiar with how it works.

Here you’ll find the most recent transactions and sending requests and suggested contacts to send or receive payments with.

The home screen of Google Pay shows your recent transactions and sending requests, along with suggested contacts to send or receive payments with. If you have an active payment, it will appear as a blue badge on your payment card in the Google Pay app. You can tap on this badge to see more information about your transaction.

The steps are straightforward and involve using only your phone to send money.

The steps are straightforward and involve using only your phone to send money.

The person you’re sending the money to will need a Google Pay account, but creating one is free and easy. To use this feature:

Open your Google Pay app and tap the plus sign in the top right corner of the home screen or open it from your app drawer.

Select “Send Money” from the menu that appears on the screen (on iPhone XR, Xs Max, Xs, and X models), or scroll down to select “Transfer Money” if you’re on an older device.

Enter how much you want to transfer into your recipient’s bank account or debit card with their respective amount fields (you can also transfer funds directly into another Google Pay balance). 

If someone doesn’t have a debit card associated with their account yet but does have one linked through Apple Pay or Samsung Pay, be sure to select “Google Wallet Card” from the dropdown menu at this point so they can add it later if needed; otherwise, just click Continue below those fields in order allow access for now without adding anything else first. 

Bottom Line

Now that you’ve learned how easy it is to send and receive money with Google Pay, why not try it out? The app is free to download from both the App Store and Play Store, and there are no fees associated with sending or receiving payments.

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Oladotun Olayemi

Dotun is a financial enthusiast who specializes in first-in-class financial content, including crypto, blockchain, market, and business, to educate and inform readers.