Sending cash to friends or relatives is going to get somewhat less difficult with Skype and PayPal.
Questions like ‘Can I reimburse you for those movie tickets?’ or ‘What do I owe you for Mom’s gift?’ no longer require switching from Skype to your browser or banking app to start a payment process,” the Skype team wrote in a blog-post on Wednesday. “Starting today, we’re rolling out the ability to send money with PayPal on Skype.”
To give it a try, swipe right when you’re chatting with somebody at that point tap Send Money. The first time when you attempt to utilize this feature, you’ll be made a request to approve your area. Skype said the feature will, at first, work in 22 countries; look at the list below.
If the ‘Send Money’ feature is accessible in your zone, you’ll initially need to connect your PayPal account to your Skype profile. In the situation that you don’t have a PayPal account, you’ll be made to make one the first time you use the new feature, paying little regard to whether you’re the sender or receiver. When you get it set up, take the steps to finish the cash exchange process, and all done in seconds!
“PayPal handles the money transfers and usually within moments, your money is on its way,” the team wrote.
You’ll have to update the most recent version of the Skype for iOS or Android to send cash, however, the receiver can have any version of the app. Also, don’t stress over sending cash to another country.
“Currency exchange is no problem,” the team wrote. “If you’re sending funds from the US, for example, to someone in Europe, you will have the option to send money in Euros.”
‘Send Money,’ at present, works in the US, Canada, UK (Jersey, Guernsey, Isle of Man), Austria, Belgium, Cyprus, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Portugal, San Marino, Slovakia, Slovenia, and Spain.
Facebook Messenger has offered a comparative in-application payment feature since 2015, giving you a chance to include a debit card and exchange money with only a couple of taps. However, Messenger is not powered by PayPal.