WhatsApp has partnered with five Indian artists to bring in-app stickers for payments
WhatsApp introduces a collection of stickers to make it easier to send more visually appealing payments on WhatsApp. The new illustrations are based on many cultural expressions associated with the exchange of money.
WhatsApp has partnered with five Indian artists / illustrators to produce this new Payments Only Sticker Pack for WhatsApp users in India. These sticker packs honor Indian culture as well as the women artists who organized it.
These stickers, which come in five packs, illustrate various experiences with money and payments in Indian culture. When users try to pay money to a contact on WhatsApp, these stickers appear in the Payments section. Users can choose a sticker in WhatsApp Payments by simply finding the appropriate sticker while looking to transfer funds. The money along with the chosen sticker will be sent to the recipient.
Manesh Mahatme, Director of Payments, WhatsApp India commented on the development, saying: âWe believe there is a story behind every payment. Our goal is to bring the next 500 minutes into the digital payments ecosystem and drive financial inclusion at scale. Therefore, in line with our continuous effort to make sending money relevant and relevant to every user, we have collaborated with 5 accomplished female artists, rooted in the evolving culture of India, to bring some of the phrases to life. popular and societal nuances that express payment experiences in a fun and compelling way.
The first collection of WhatsApp Pay stickers, titled ‘Pyaar aur payments, ‘was designed by Anjali Mehta, artist and illustrator. His collection of stickers centers on the sentimental meaning of money. Anuja Pohireddy, a designer and curator of gifs designed the second collection of stickers, dubbed ‘Pay OK please, ‘with the idea of ââexpressing stories of happy payment experiences.
The third sticker pack, titled ‘Pay Aadha or Zyaada, ‘was designed by freelance illustrator and muralist Neethi. This sticker set offers a unique take on how people’s payment experiences can be. The fourth sticker pack, titled ‘Sabse Bada Rupaiya, ‘was designed by illustrator and artist Osheen Silva. Likewise, the ‘Apna Sapna Silversticker was created by graphic designer Mira Felicia Malhotra, based in Mumbai.
How to add sticker to WhatsApp payments:
Step 1: To use this feature, update WhatsApp to the latest version.
2nd step: Start a conversation with the person you want to send money to.
Step 3: Now between the camera and attachment icons click on the Rupee icon.
Step 4: Enter the amount you want to send to the contact.
Step 5: You will see an option to add a note on the payment screen.
Step 6: Next to the Emojis icon, you will find the option to add stickers.
Step 7: Select the sticker there and click Next.
Step 8: Now tap on Send Payment and enter your UPI PIN code.
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