Facebook Pay is an in-app payment service that allows you to purchase products from merchants on Facebook Marketplace, Facebook Shop, Instagram, and participating online commerce stores.
With Facebook Pay, you can also send and receive money from friends and family on Facebook and Messenger without any fees.
Setting up Facebook Pay
For this post, we’ll be using all mobile apps for the iPhone, though the process is the same for the web browser On this page, you’ll see options for sending or requesting money from friends; your payment methods; and your payment history.
If you’ve never used Facebook Pay before, you’ll be prompted to add a payment method. Here you can select which type of payment method you’d like to add to this post.
We’ll add a credit or debit card. Once you add your information and save it, you will now see your card added under payment methods.
How to Add Facebook Pay to Instagram?
Go to your profile and tap the three bars at the top of the screen. Go to orders and payments, then select payment settings You’ll be prompted to add a payment method under payment methods. Here you can select which type of payment method you’d like to add.
We will add a credit card or debit card. Once you add your information and save it, you will now see your card added under payment methods to use.
Purchasing with Facebook Pay
Facebook Pay as a payment method in the marketplace Look for seller profiles with the buy now button to find these profiles tap marketplace Tap the search bar and type in Facebook Pay plus the item you’re searching for.
Once you find what you’re looking for and are satisfied with the item, tap Buy Now. Once you’ve entered your shipping address, make sure the order details look good To complete your order for goods from the Facebook Shop, tap Pay Now.
Tap the three bars, then tap shop Some merchants on this page will direct you to their website, while others will allow you to purchase directly from Facebook seller profiles.
Those that allow you to use Facebook pay will have a buy now button and two blue arrows. Tap to buy now. Once you’ve entered your shipping address and the order details look good, tap “Pay Now” to complete your order.
To purchase goods from Instagram, select the shop tab at the bottom of the screen seller profiles that enable you to use Facebook pay will have a “buy now” button and two arrows just like Facebook shop, and the process is the same.
Sending and Requesting Money
To send and request money from friends and family on Facebook, tap the three buttons at the bottom of the screen, then select Facebook Pay, send or request money Once you have confirmed your payment information, you can either tap the request or send button after entering the amount and reason.
If you don’t keep money in the app like other money transfer services, any money you send or receive will come and go directly from your bank account, unlike Facebook, which only allows you to send and request money from your friends.
Open the Messenger app and find the person you want to request or send money to. Tap the plus icon. You can either type in an amount or you can use the plus or minus signs to adjust the amount. Once done, you can either tap to request it or pay. Once you confirm your payment information, confirm your request or confirm payment.