Today, apps like Alipay and WeChat are transforming China into a cashless society where transactions aremostly done via the mobile phone in your pocket.
Ø Top two payment apps: when you come to China, you will find your life much easier if you could download either of them.
Alipay is the dominant payment app in China and can be used for purchasing goods and services, direct transfer, paying bills, and other functions.
Most likely you have already heard of or are currently using WeChat. Apart from messaging and sharing news and pictures, WeChat can also be used to purchase goods and services.
Ø How to use or setup Alipay or WeChat Pay?
Step 1 Get a local Mobile Number
Step 2 Get an onshore bank account of China
Step 3 Connect your local bank account with your Alipay or WeChat Pay
You may your Chinese classmate for help when getting your Alipay or WeChat Pay ready.When it is done, you will be able to use Alipay or WeChat Pay for almost all your payment just like a local! Please go to the following website for detailed instructions with Alipay or WeChat Pay.