Facebook introduced its “Facebook Pay” feature in November 2019 as a new virtual way of making payments, and since then, people have gone crazy about it.
But, it seems that many people are having issues with their Facebook Pay not working.
If you are also one of those users having such issues with Facebook Pay not working, this is the right blog post for you.
There is nothing to panic about as we will show you that this can be fixed and all you need to do is follow our guide.
Bonus read: How to use Apple Pay on Amazon?
It is a payment method meant, to allow users to make payments on Facebook, Instagram, Messenger, and WhatsApp in a simple and secure way. You need to enter your credit card information and use Facebook Pay to make purchases, send money, or even donate money if wanted.
In addition, with Facebook Pay, you can check your payment history, manage your payment details and contact their customer service 24/7.
This is the most common cause why Facebook Pay is not working properly. Therefore, you can run a speed test to see if the problem is with your internet or not. Another thing you can do is reset your internet connection, so turn it off and then turn it on again.
In addition, if you are using the internet from your mobile data, you should consider connecting your device to Wi-Fi and vice versa.
You cannot do much to fix this issue if the problem is on the Facebook server-side. However, you can check the server status of Facebook at your location via free online services.
If there is an issue with the servers, all you can do is wait for a while and check later to see if it works.
Sometimes, Facebook Pay does not work because there might be an internal glitch between the app and the bank.
However, you can try resolving this by adding and removing the payment method in Messenger, and the way to do it is the following:
Sometimes, when people are using a VPN, it can get in the way of Facebook Pay. When users connect to servers in a different country than the one they are located in, for instance, if they connect to servers in the UK but they actually live in the US, the servers hide their location.
Consequently, the apps and services that are related to finance require your location to verify your identity, and this is when a problem might arise.
So, the best way is to disable your VPN and then try to use Facebook Pay again.
Facebook Pay is still not available in all countries worldwide, so you have to check if it is available in your country in order to use it.
All apps require certain permissions to get access to your device’s storage, locations, and certain necessary features.
So, it might be that you have not allowed “Facebook Pay” necessary permissions in order for it to work.
You know the drill for this by now, so simply hold down the power button and wait for a couple of seconds till your device is fully reset.
Another reason why your Facebook Pay is not working is that the Facebook Messenger app might have some bugs and glitches, causing your user data to be corrupted and resulting in unexpected error messages.
So, we recommend you log out and then log back into your FB account.
If none of the above-mentioned solutions worked out for you, you need to contact Facebook’s support team for further assistance.
Apart from this, in case you have also been experiencing an issue saying 'Apple Pay services are currently unavailable, we can show you how to fix it.
Hopefully, some of these effective solutions will fix the issue when your Facebook Pay is not working. After all, there has to be one that works out for you, right?!