Get or request money

Receive money

From someone using Google Pay nearby

Note: Google Pay uses audio pairing to help you connect with nearby users. You’ll need to give Google Pay permission to use your microphone.

  1. Open Google Pay .
  2. Swipe the circle in the middle of the screen down towards 'Receive'. Ask the other person to swipe the circle up towards 'Pay'.
  3. The other person will need to tap on your photo to pay you. Once they have begun the payment process, you will see their name on your screen.

When your money arrives, you’ll get a notification.

With a QR code from someone using Google Pay nearby

If you have trouble with the instructions above, you can receive money by QR code.

  1. Open Google Pay .
  2. Tap More More and then Display QR code.
  3. Ask the other person to tap Scan QR code and scan the QR code on your mobile device.

When your money arrives, you’ll get a notification.

From a Google Pay contact somewhere else in India

Ask the person to search for your name, phone number, account number or UPI ID in Google Pay. When the other person finishes paying, you’ll get a notification.

Request money

  1. Open Google Pay .
  2. From the bottom of the screen, swipe up.
  3. Tap the photo of the contact for which you require payment.
    • You can also search for their name, phone number, account number or UPI ID.
  4. At the bottom of the screen, tap Request.
  5. Enter the amount and description.
  6. Tap Request.

When the other person pays or declines your request, you’ll get a notification from Google Pay.

Note: You will receive money in the account set as Primary in your Google Pay bank account settings.

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