For a while now, virtually every Android users in Nigeria finds it hard to pay for Google play store apps with their Naira Master card. Of course, most of the apps are free but there are some important and very useful ones that requires payment. There’s a solution to that now, thanks to 9mobile’s 9Pay.
The difficulties are actually caused by Some Nigerian banks like GTBank, that had already blocked the use of their Debit card on Google Play store due to dynamic currency conversion which Google uses in charging Nigerians for app purchases and subscriptions.
9Pay is a mobile wallet (e-wallet) that enables customers to carry out financial transactions on Google Play thereby dispensing with the use of debit and credit cards and making internet transactions especially those conducted on your mobile easier. It was introduced back in 2018 by 9mobile.
With 9Pay, you can pay for digital content and web services on Google Play.
You can pay for games, apps, lotteries, multimedia, utility bills, school fees, wages, send and receive money, buy airtime, receive your balance from online merchants and more using your 9Pay account.
Yes, you can now make purchases on Google Play through 9Pay.
How To Set-up 9mobile 9Pay Account
There are two ways of opening a 9Pay account as seen below;
Step 1. Dial *500# and then select register from the prompt that pops up after you dial with your 9mobile SIM or
Step 2. Go to www.9Pay.com.ng to signup
How To Fund Your 9Pay Account
To fund your 9pay account, login to your account and click on Fund Account
Use your bank account to add money into your 9Pay account.
Linking 9Pay to Google Play Store
It’s very easy to link your 9Pay account with play store, and that can be done by simply;
- Opening Google Play,
- Select your desired app that required payment
- Use 9Pay billing to pay.
Your payment should be successful on your first transaction.
And that is all.