WhatsApp-UPI Payments Feature Spotted in Beta Android App – WhatsApp for Android 2.17.285 beta comes with UPI Payments Feature. WABetaInfo blog Shared an image of the feature. WhatsApp will allow bank to bank transfer using UPI (Unified Payment Interface), which works on top of Aadhaar infrastructure. Since it’s using UPI, the bank to bank transfer will be instantaneous, as UPI works on IMPS protocol.
Many popular messaging services, including WeChat and Hike Message, already support payment services. However, a push from What’sapp, which is the most popular app in India with more than 200 million active users, can expand the reach of digital payments in India. So Now Update Your WhatsApp beta App & get this feature on your WhatsApp.