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Frequently Asked Questions

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£20

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Instagram

£53.98

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WhatsApp

£7.72

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Frequently asked questions

What is available in my country?

Today, Facebook Pay is being rolled out in the UK on Facebook; Facebook Pay will continue to be rolled out to other apps and countries with the intention of bringing this service to more people over time.

How does Facebook Pay work?

Facebook Pay is a seamless and secure way to make payments on Facebook, Instagram, Messenger and WhatsApp. Enter your payment card or account information once and then use Facebook Pay to make purchases, send money or donate within the apps. A PIN or biometrics can be added to secure individual payments. Facebook Pay is also a way to view payment history, manage payment information and access customer support.

Today, Facebook Pay is being rolled out in the UK on Facebook; Facebook Pay will continue to be rolled out to other apps and countries with the intention of bringing this service to more people over time.

What do I need to do to get started with Facebook Pay?

In the UK, you can start using Facebook Pay on Facebook with just a few taps: Go to Facebook > "Settings" > "Facebook Pay" and add your preferred payment method – credit card, debit card or PayPal (options dependent on product) – and complete the payment setup. For added security, you will have the option to create a PIN or use your device biometrics, and you can do so when making a payment where Facebook Pay is available.

If you already have payment methods on file, those payment methods will be available to use with Facebook Pay immediately.

Facebook Pay will continue to be rolled out to other apps and countries with the intention of bringing this service to more people over time.

What is the relationship between Facebook Pay and Facebook?

Facebook Pay is a service offered by the Facebook Company. The service is currently being rolled out in the UK on Facebook; Facebook Pay will continue to be rolled out to other apps and countries with the intention of bringing this service to more people over time.

Do I need to have a Facebook account to set up Facebook Pay?

Facebook Pay is currently being rolled out on Facebook. In the future, when Facebook Pay is available on Messenger, WhatsApp and Instagram, you will not need a Facebook account and can set up Facebook Pay directly within each app.

You have an option to set up a PIN (or use your device biometrics) that can be used before a payment is made to add another layer of security.

How is Facebook Pay secure?

We use advanced technology to keep payment information secure. Facebook Pay is secured and protected with:

  • Anti-fraud technology which monitors purchases on our systems to detect unauthorised activity.

  • Advanced data storage and encryption for payment card and bank account details.

  • Notifications when unusual activities on your account are detected.

  • You can also add a PIN or use your device biometrics for added security when sending money or making a payment. Facebook does not receive or store your device's biometric information.

What is the relationship between Facebook Pay and checkout for Instagram?

When checking out on Instagram, people in the UK will now use Facebook Pay for a secure and seamless payment experience. Facebook Pay is being rolled out on Instagram to a small set of people in the UK, with the intention of bringing this service to more people over time. During this transition, some people will still see Instagram checkout.

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Facebook Pay is being rolled out in the UK on Facebook and Instagram

If you don't see Facebook Pay, check back shortly. Facebook Pay is being rolled out to a small set of countries and apps first, with the intention of bringing this service to more people over time.