How to Pay Using a QR Code

How to Pay Using a QR code

More and more companies are choosing to use QR codes as a method of payment. They are easy to use and can save a lot of time. Find out below the simple and convenient way to pay using a QR code!

QR Code Payments

QR codes are becoming consistently more popular as people and companies are finding more and more uses for them. One cool and effective way that QR codes are now being used is for payments!

Originally used in the 1990s as a type of barcode to track products in the supply chain of factories, QR codes have now become a frequently used tool for marketing and sharing of information.

During the recent pandemic, with social distancing and many businesses shifting online, companies realized they really needed a fast and contactless way to accept payments.

Ever since, QR code payments have become a popular, fast-growing trend offering all types of businesses a fast and convenient way to accept contactless payments.

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How to pay with a QR code

So, now you know the back story but what you are really looking to learn is How to pay using a QR code! Well.. follow our simple instructions below to find out.

Step 1. Take out your mobile device

First of all, you will need to take out your mobile device in order to scan the QR code. This can be a smartphone, iPad, or any device that has a camera and access to the internet.

Step 2. Scan the QR code

Open the camera app of your mobile device and aim the camera at the QR code until a link appears at the top of your screen.

Step 3. Click the link

Once the link appears at the top of your screen, click on it. You will then be taken to the payment page.

Step 4. Check it

This is an important step. Before continuing with the payment take a second to look at the payment and make sure the amount and other details are correct.

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Step 5. Select Payment Method

Once you are happy with the details of the payment you can proceed by selecting the online payment method you wish to use. PayRequest offers over 20 different payment methods to choose from! Including PayPal, Stripe, and Visa!

Step 6. Confirm Payment

After you have selected your payment method of choice you can complete the payment. The payment may take a moment to process after which you will be notified if the payment was a success. It’s simple really!

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