WeChat is China’s leading mobile app with over 1 billion monthly active users. This app connects people, services, and businesses in China and around the world through a number of eCommerce and social features inside the app. WeChat Pay, the payment wallet inside the WeChat app, has over 800 million users.
Chinese consumers can use WeChat Pay to pay for goods and services in various apps and websites. WeChat Pay users buy most frequently in gaming, eCommerce, travel, online education, and food/nutrition. Learn more: WeChat Pay payments 💡
Available for merchants in Australia, Austria, Belgium, Canada, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, Norway, Portugal, Singapore, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, the UK, the USA
Supported currency: CNY, AUD, CAD, EUR, GBP, HKD, JPY, SGD, USD, DKK, NOK, SEK, CHF
Available for the following clients: Chinese consumers, overseas Chinese, and Chinese travelers
To offer the WeChat Pay payment method, you first need to enable Stripe payments in your online store. Once you do that, follow the steps below:
1. Within the website builder, open your store management area. Go to Store settings → Payments → Manage Stripe and open your Stripe account.
2. In your Stripe account, go to the payment methods settings.
3. Scroll down to the Wallets section, and click Turn on next to WeChat Pay.
This payment method will be automatically suggested for Chinese consumers, overseas Chinese, and Chinese travelers.