Finally! Person-to-person Apple Pay payments coming to iMessage with iOS 11


Person-to-person payments are finally coming to Apple Pay. This was just announced on stage at Apple's opening keynote at WWDC '17. 

iOS users will be able to send money to one another straight from iMessage thanks to a new dedicated iMessage app. Most interestingly, if someone messages you that you owe them money (ouch!), a contextual suggestion to send money with iMessage's Pay app will immediately pop up in the text suggestion bar at the top of the stock keyboard, allowing you to easily send the other party the required amount of money and be done with it.

Rest assured you will be able to receive shekels from other people the same way - blessed be!

Person-to-person payments will arrive for iOS 11 users later this year, in the fall.

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5 Comments

1. ahmuzencab

Posts: 192; Member since: May 12, 2017

This is perfect. Venmo and Cash App killer.

2. SeminoleNation

Posts: 16; Member since: Dec 31, 2016

YESSS

3. FatleoZ

Posts: 9; Member since: Oct 22, 2012

wow....so its like wechat pay, but we chinese ppl been using this for the past 4 years, and accpeted like 90% of the retail locations. Oh, btw, there's no fee to it...all free.

4. sansan

Posts: 3; Member since: Nov 04, 2015

Great! We (not chinese ppl) can now enjoy what you've been enjoying for 4 years already!

5. libra89

Posts: 2271; Member since: Apr 15, 2016

Wow. This might be a reason to leave iMessage turned on.

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