French peer-to-peer payment app Lydia adds Apple Pay support


A peer-to-peer payment app that works very similar to Venmo from startup Lydia in France now works with Apple Pay (a function at the beginning introduced in July), making it conceivable to spend your stability from the app anywhere MasterCard and Apple Pay are permitted.

It’s a neat use of Apple Pay to make it conceivable to do cell bills with out requiring person have a bank card – and it will probably paintings for customers who’ve an current bodily Lydia MasterCard, which the startup introduced remaining yr to make it conceivable for customers to briefly pay with their stability with no need to look forward to inbound price range to go the SEPA switch procedure.

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Customers of the app can both upload their bodily Lydia MasterCard the way in which you could possibly some other bank card within the Apple Pay settings, however for those who haven’t were given a card you’ll additionally generate a digital one by the use of the Lydia app itself to come up with a card quantity to make use of of verification throughout the setup procedure.

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Apple additionally set are living its Apple Pay Money function for customers within the U.S., which permits customers to switch bills to one another as a substitute of simply transact with companies and traders. It’s no longer but to be had in different nations, as of but, however Lydia’s implementation of Apple Pay is an engaging selection that takes peer-to-peer bills and makes them a lot more versatile in the case of broader cell trade use.