How to send money by email via Google Pay.
Electronic payments have come a long way since Western Union introduced money transfers in 1871. Online payment services have become commonplace, and a recent report sponsored by TransUnion and conducted by the Economist Intelligence Unit found that one of the main factors predicting a company’s chances of exit outside of a business is whether it provides consumers with an easy way to complete their digital transactions. …
However, change is happening all the time, and apps come and go. Google is especially notorious for ending support for its favorite services. (RIP, Google Reader.) From time to time, you may have to defy shocks and find new ways to accomplish what you need.
Case in point: Users of the Google Apps and Services universe may recall that you used to be able to attach payments to Gmail messages and texts by selecting the Attach Money icon. It was a very easy way to send money to someone in Gmail. In fact, until July 2020, anyone with a Google Pay account can use this service to send money and request or receive payments via Gmail, Android Messages, iMessage, Google Contacts, and Google Assistant integrations. Now, this feature is no longer available, what should users do?
Once you install the app, you can take advantage of contactless payments in stores, gas stations, restaurants, cinemas, and even some public transportation systems – wherever Google Pay is accepted. And of course, you can send money to an individual.
How to Send Money with Google Pay
Here’s how you can use the Google Pay app to send money.
- Open the Google Pay app.
- Select the Submit Icon.
- Click the Submit or Request button.
- Include contacts if desired.
- Grant the application permission to access your contacts.
- Find the person you want to send money to.
- Select a person – their mobile phone number or email address will work.
- Enter how much money you want to send (or request).
- Add a note if you like.
- Then click the Submit or Request button to complete the transaction.
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Here you can view your activities, send or request money, add or remove payment methods, view the subscriptions and services you pay with Google Pay, and edit the list of addresses associated with your Google Pay account.
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- Sign in if you haven’t already.
- Select the “Send or Request Money” tab.
- Enter the amount of money, recipient’s name, email address or mobile phone number and a note in the note box to remind you what the payment was made for.
- Unlike businesses, individuals are generally not set up to accept credit cards, so you may need to use a debit card to send money to an individual. If you haven’t linked a debit card to your Google Pay account, click the Add Debit Card button, enter your card details, and click Save.
- Then, if everything is in order, click “Submit” and you’re done.
Other Features of Google Pay
Google Pay allows you to instantly refund your friends so you don’t forget.
You can even schedule recurring payments and request reminders in the app and on the website.
The newest feature in Google Pay is the ability to store concert tickets and boarding passes. When you buy a ticket from participating companies, you will be prompted to save it to Google Pay. You can then access your ticket or boarding pass by selecting Passes in the Google Pay app.
Overall, you may find that contactless payment methods like Google Pay are even more desirable and convenient in a pandemic than ever before. By using Google Pay to buy groceries, gasoline, and household items, you can reduce the risks of touching contaminated surfaces.
And if you find that you’re having trouble using Google Pay online or in stores, Google Pay Help can help you figure it out.