WhatsApp has appointed former Amazon executive Manesh Mahatme as the Director of Payments Business in India.
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Mumbai : WhatsAppFormer Amazon executive Manesh Mahatme has been appointed as the Director of Payments Business in India. After taking this responsibility, they will focus on improving the payment experience of the users. This will work to promote WhatsApp’s digital and financial approach in India, the statement said. Manish has over 17 years of experience in digital financial services and payments like Citibank, Airtel Money and Amazon. (WhatsApp appoints Manesh Mahatme as Head of Payments in India)
After Amazon, Manesh has joined WhatsApp. He has been a Director and Board Member of Amazon Pay India for 7 years. This time he led the production, engineering and development teams. Abhijit Bose, head of WhatsApp India, said that he is very excited about Manesh joining WhatsApp.
Bose said that Manesh is a key innovator for digital payments growth in India. They have done a great job in this and we will use their experience to promote payments and sales on WhatsApp. He further said that WhatsApp has immense potential to accelerate the efforts of the Government of India to digitally empower all constituents and promote economic inclusion through UPI and digital payments.
It has been more than six months since WhatsApp Payments was launched. But the feature hasn’t received a huge response so far. So now that Manish Mahatme, who works for companies like Citibank, Airtel Money and Amazon Pay, has joined WhatsApp, is the company’s car back on track? Everyone’s attention will be on this.
Learn WhatsApp Payment Fund in 9 Easy Steps
Phase 1 : After starting Whatsapp, click on the 3 dots in the top right corner.
step 2 : On opening the settings, click on the payment option
Step 3: Whatsapp will ask you to link the bank account.
(linked to that bank account) Sim Card Make sure your mobile is active, and your WhatsApp account is linked with the same number)
step 4 : While linking the bank account, WhatsApp will ask you to agree to certain terms and conditions. You can click the I agree button or go to the back menu.
Step 5: After accepting the terms and conditions, you need to verify your mobile number. From here the UPI verification will start.
Step 6 : After verifying the mobile number you will see the list of names of different banks on your mobile screen. From there you have to choose your bank.
Step 7. After this WhatsApp will ask you to create a VPA i.e. Virtual Payee Address, you click on it, VPA will be created. (whatsapp payment process how to transfer money through whatsapp, know all the necessary information)
Step 8. WhatsApp will ask you for the last six digits on your debit card. Also some other information will be requested (debit card expiry date, your date of birth etc.)
Step 9. After this you can use the money transfer feature on WhatsApp.
How to transfer money from WhatsApp?
- Once your bank account details are updated you will be able to transfer or receive money.
- In the contact list of the person to whom you want to send money, open the chat and go to the payment option.
- Select the bank account from which the money is to be transferred
- Now enter your UPI PIN to complete the transaction by depositing the amount.
- After entering the PIN, your transaction will be successful with a confirmation message.
(WhatsApp appoints Manesh Mahatme as Head of Payments in India)
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