Send money using Messages on iPhone

If you use the Messages app on your iPhone, you can send money to any Messages contact or U.S. phone number with Google Pay. Google Pay charges no fees.

Set up Google Pay Send for Messages

Note: If you have the latest Google Pay app installed on your iPhone, you’ll already be able to send money over Messages.

Step 1: Make sure the Google Pay app is installed

  1. On your iPhone, open the Messages app.
  2. Open a message.
  3. At the bottom, tap the App Store icon that looks like the letter "A."
  4. In the window that appears, tap Visit store.
  5. In the top right corner, tap SearchSearch.
  6. Search for "Google Pay."
  7. Select Google Payand thenGet.
  8. After Google Pay Send is installed, tap Openand thenSign in.
  9. Choose the Google Account you want to sign in with.

Step 2: Turn on Google Pay for Messages

  1. On your iPhone, open the Messages app.
  2. Open a message.
  3. At the bottom, tap the App Store icon that looks like the letter "A."
  4. At the bottom, scroll through the apps and tap the three dots.
  5. At the top, tap Edit.
  6. Turn on Google Pay.
  7. Tap Done.

Send money

  1. In the Messages app, choose the Messages contact or US phone number you want to send money to.
  2. Tap the App Store icon.
  3. In the menu that appears, tap Google PayGoogle Pay.
  4. Tap Enter an amount.
  5. Enter the amount you want to send.
  6. To choose a payment method, tap EditEdit. If you've never used Google Pay before, follow the instructions to add a new payment method.
  7. Tap Attach money.

Claim money sent to you in messages

  1. Open the message with money attached.
  2. Tap the Google Pay message to claim the money.
    • If you haven’t installed Google Pay on your iPhone or iPad, you’ll be taken to the App Store listing where you can download the app.
  3. Tap Transfer money.
    • If you’ve never used Google Pay before, tap Add debit card and follow the instructions.
  4. Choose the payment method you want to use to claim your money.

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