After WhatsApp Payments, Facebook/Meta introduced Facebook Pay. Now Meta users can easily send and receive money right where they chat on Facebook, Messenger, Instagram, and WhatsApp. But some users are facing Facebook Pay not working issues and here is how to fix FB Pay issues and bugs.
Sending and receiving the money to Bank accounts via UPI is still the best method as you don’t have to visit banks daily to transfer money. There are many UPI apps such as Google Pay, PhonePe, Paytm, etc that easily lets you send and receive money to your bank accounts.
Facebook/Meta is constantly trying to expand its services and now they have introduced Facebook Pay. Facebook Pay is a seamless, secure way to pay on the apps you already use such as Facebook, Messenger, Instagram, and WhatsApp.
You can use FB Pay to send money on Messenger and WhatsApp. Facebook Pay is very secure and easy to use, just link it to your bank account and start sending or receiving money directly through chat.
Moreover, you can directly Donate to fundraisers on Facebook/ Instagram and show your support. Facebook Pay is still rolling in some countries and users are experiencing many errors and bugs.
In this article, You will know how to fix Facebook Pay Not Working issues and fix FB Pay Bugs & errors.
How to Fix Facebook Pay Not Working?
Check availability in your country.
Facebook Pay is still a new project for Facebook/Meta and they have limited this payment method to fewer countries and regions. However, they are rolling FB Pay for many countries/ regions and soon it will available for all users.
You can check the availability of Facebook Pay in your country from here. If your country is not listed there, then you’ll have to wait and FB pay will be rolled out for all users soon.
Check your activity.
Facebook is very strict about fraud and unusual activities on its platform. It is recommended that you should not share any false, n#dity, or hateful content on Facebook. If your account will be found under suspicious activities, then your transactions may be declined.
Fix the Could not initiate transaction’ error on Facebook Pay.
If you are seeing Could not initiate the transaction, Please try again, then there is something wrong with your Internet connection. Maybe your Internet connection is not working fine and the FB Pay is unable to initiate the transaction.
Here are some tips that can fix your Internet connection.
- Try to reset your internet connection.
- Perform a power cycle on your WiFi Router.
- Enable and Disable Airplane Mode.
- Restart your phone.
Check Your Bank Server.
If Facebook Pay Not Working then it can happen because of your bank. Maybe your Bank servers are down and as a result, you can’t initiate any transaction at that time. You can wait for some time until the servers are live and you can send or receive money easily.
Check your UPI Transactions Limit.
Many Banks have set the UPI transaction limit for a user in a day or month. If you reached the limit, you can’t send or receive money through Facebook Pay. You should contact your bank in such types of situations, as they may increase the limit.
Re-register your bank details:
Can’t make any transaction on Facebook Pay? It might happen because of any glitch or error in the app. You should remove your bank details/credit card/debit card details from FB Pay.
After removing the details, click on the Add Bank Account option on Facebook Pay. Now choose your bank and it will detect your account through your mobile number.
Send or receive money to your friends and check if Facebook Pay is working fine!
Enable Background data for Facebook.
If Facebook Pay is not working then you should enable the background data for the Facebook app to remedy all types of connection errors. Navigate to your mobile phone’s settings and enable the background data for the Facebook app.
Clear data and cache.
Sometimes, you can encounter FB Pay issues and bugs because of crashed data and expired cache of the Facebook app. You should delete the data and cache to fix the Facebook Pay not working issue.
- Open the Settings of your phone and go to “Apps“.
- Now tap on “Installed apps” and click on “Facebook“.
- Click on Internal Storage and then clear data and cache.’
- Go to the Settings of your Apple device.
- Click on your “Apple ID Profile” tab and select the “Manage Storage” from the i-cloud sub-menu.
- Scroll down below and find the Facebook app.
- Now disable and delete the data of the app.
Once you delete the data of the app, Restart your device. Now initiate any transaction through Facebook Pay and it will be successful without any further issues.
Conclusion: Facebook Pay Not Working
Facebook Pay is still rolling for many countries, so users are requested to wait for some time. Facebook is trying its best to fix all types of bugs and errors from FB Pay.
However, we have mentioned some working methods to fix Facebook Pay Not Working issues and fix FB Pay Bugs & errors.
Note: Users are requested to do not to share their bank/credit/debit card details or OTP with anyone. If anyone claims that they are from Facebook Team and asks for your bank sensitive details, then you can complain to your nearest Police station.
I hope you can start Facebook Pay as soon as possible. If this article helped you, then make sure to share it with your friends.
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Happy & Safe Banking!