You can now send and receive Money via Gmail App fro Android

The ability to send and receive money through Gmail has been around for quite some times now on the Gmail for web but the functionality was not available on Gmail for Android. This post will guide on how to send and receive money through Gmail for Android.

Starting from 14th March people can now send and receive money through Gmail for Android without having to go through any other third party apps such as PayPal, MoneyGram, and Pioneer, etc. All that is needed is to have a Gmail account running on your Android phone.

send and receive money through Gmail for Android

Requirements to send and receive money via Gmail for android

For you to be able to send and receive money through Gmail for Android, your Google Account must be linked to Google Wallet account, once this is done you are good to go. One great benefit of this feature is that both the sender and the recipient do not have to pay a dime by using Gmail for Android to send and receive money. Other requirements you must meet to send and receive money via Gmail for Android are.

  • You must have the recipient’s email address
  • You must have a U.S. bank account or debit card

How to send and receive money through Gmail for android

To send and receive money through Gmail for Android Go to your Gmail app and open it

  • Then tap onCompose icon at the bottom left corner
  • Click onthe Attachment icon to see list of options
  • Select Send money if want to send money out or Request moneyif you want to receive money from someone.
  • Input the amount of money you want to send or receive
  • After the right amount has been entered, you can then type in the email address of the receiver,
  • And Finally add text to the body of the email

That is it guys how to send and receive money through Gmail for Android or web, but like I said earlier, the functionality to send and receive money through Gmail for Android or web is only available in the US and UK for now. So only those living in this part of the world can perform this transactions for now. We are hoping Google will roll out this feature to other countries soon.

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