Does Chime Work With Facebook Pay? (2021 Complete Guide)

Updated & Verified: September 14, 2021

A few years ago, I saw that Facebook added the ability to send people money through the Facebook platform (using Messenger) though to be honest, I never tried it at the time.

Recently, however, I’ve noticed it becoming increasingly popular to send money through Facebook Pay so I decided to try it out and see If it’s possible to use my Chime account with Facebook Pay.

As a general rule of thumb, you can use Facebook Pay with your Chime Bank account without any issues or limitations and do so completely for free. Linking your Chime account with Facebook Pay is done by using your Chime debit card or Credit Builder card.


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Linking your Chime account with Facebook Pay is a relatively simple and straightforward process and you can do so using one of two ways – within the Facebook app or on the Facebook website.

I’ll walk you through both ways below.

Using the Facebook App:

To link Chime with Facebook Pay from within the Facebook app, you have to have the Facebook app open and be logged in to your Facebook account. If you don’t have the Facebook app installed on your device, you can download it for free from the App Store and Google Play.

1) Click on the Menu button in the bottom right corner of the app.

2) Scroll down and then click on Settings & Privacy to open that menu section.

3) Then, click on Settings.

4) Under Account click on Payments and then click on Facebook Pay.

5) Click on Add Payment Method and then choose “Add Credit or Debit Card“.

6) Use your Chime debit card or Chime Credit Builder card information to finish linking your Chime account with Facebook Pay.

Using the Facebook Website:

To link Chime with Facebook using the Facebook website, you have to go to https://www.facebook.com and be logged in to your Facebook account.

1) In the top right corner, click on the Account menu item (the far right icon next to your notifications icon).

2) Click on Settings & Privacy.

3) Then, click on Settings.

4) On the left side of the page, use the scroll bar to scroll down until you see Facebook Pay (near the bottom) and click on Facebook Pay.

5) Under Payment Methods (on the right side of the page) click on Add Payment Method and choose Credit or Debit Card.

6) Use your Chime debit card or Chime Credit Builder card information to finish linking your Chime account with Facebook Pay.

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What Can Facebook Pay be Used For?

Facebook Pay can be used for several things including making purchases, donating money, and sending people money – all of which work seamlessly with your Chime account. (1)

Making Purchases

You can use Facebook pay to quickly and easily make purchases in Facebook shops or from people within your community on Facebook Marketplace. Additionally, Facebook Pay can be used during the checkout process for eCommerce stores built using Shopify.

Donating Money

You can donate to a cause or even a friend by using Facebook Pay.

Sending People Money

The most common thing that people use Facebook Pay for is to send others money. Let’s take a look at exactly how to do this below.

How to Send Money Using Chime with Facebook Pay (Step-By-Step)

Sending people money using Facebook Pay is relatively simple to do once you have your Chime account linked to Facebook Pay. In order to send someone money, you have to use Facebook messenger (either the app or on the Facebook website).

1) Click on the person’s profile image in Messenger that you want to send money to (or to request money from).

2) Click on the “+” icon in the bottom left corner to open up some additional options.

3) Click on the “$” icon (the middle icon) to bring up the payment dashboard. Then you choose how much you want to pay or request from that person.

Are There Fees For Using Chime with Facebook Pay?

There are no fees for using Chime with Facebook Pay and it is completely free to use. You can send and receive money with Facebook pay using your Chime account without any fees or costs.

How Long Does it Take to Send Money Using Chime with Facebook Pay?

When sending money with Facebook Pay from your Chime account, the transfer is initiated immediately. However, it could take up to 5 business days for those funds to post to the account of the person that you sent money to.

Similarly, if someone sends you money using Facebook Pay, it could take up to 5 business days before it posts to your account.

Are There Any Limits For Using Chime with Facebook Pay?

The maximum amount you can send using your Chime account with Facebook Pay is $9,999.

Can I Use My Chime Credit Builder Card with Facebook Pay?

Yes, you can use your Chime Credit Builder card to send money using Facebook Pay. However, the maximum amount you’ll be able to send is the amount of money you have available on your card.

What If I Have Problems Using My Chime Account with Facebook Pay?

Contacting Chime Support

To contact Chime support, you can call them at 1-844-244-6363, email them at [email protected] or use the support button from within the Chime app (located in the top left corner) which gives you additionally the ability to chat with Chime support. (2)

Contacting Facebook Pay Support

To contact Facebook for Facebook Pay support, you need to be logged in to your Facebook account and then go to this page and follow the instructions there. (3)

Wrapping Up

Using Facebook Pay with your Chime account is possible and can be done by using either your Chime debit card or Chime Credit Builder card. There are no fees from both Facebook and Chime so it’s completely free and overall is very easy to use.

References

1. Facebook – https://pay.facebook.com/gb/how-it-works/

2. Chime Support – https://help.chime.com/hc/en-us

3. Facebook Support – https://www.facebook.com/help/contact/1937556639801443

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