Monday, 1 July 2019

How to Create and Verify your WeChat Account in Nigeria

Easy step to step follow guide for Importers in Nigeria to Create and Verify WeChat Account.
For a while now, we have been discussing on how you can buy in, most especially buying directly from your manufacturer without paying to procurement agent in order to avoid the agent fee been charged by them.

In one of our post suggesting solutions in buying directly from these people, we discussed that getting Alipay and WeChat account is the only solution to which we can buy directly from these people. That of Alipay has been treated and if you miss the post, you can read it HERE.

What is WeChat payment? WeChat payment is a solution completely integrated inside the social and messaging application of Tencent: WeChat. It appears in the “WeChat Wallet” section of the application.
Through the wallet section and the integrated browser of WeChat, users can perform a variety of transactions using WeChat Pay, including and not limited to:
1.Perform transactions on e-commerce websites
2. Top up their mobile
3. Invest in wealth management funds
4. Pay for water and electricity bills
5. Order and pay for a cab
6.Transfer money to friends.
7. Purchase a train or flight ticket
8. Book a night in a hotel
9. Purchase movie tickets and much more…

How to Create WeChat Payment Account in Nigeria

WeChat payment account is only meant for the Chinese, although their are some other countries using WeChat app but the wallet section can't be found on the App. how will one now create the account in Nigeria?

Below are the steps to follow in order to have you own account here in Nigeria.


  • WeChat account
  • International Passport/National I.D
  • Master/Visa card
  • Phone number that was linked with your bank card.

Steps 1: find the WeChat Wallet “Cards” section
Go to your WeChat and click on Me/Wallet/Cards. This will take you to a section to add a bank card.

Note: if you don’t see Wallet in your WeChat, it is because you downloaded the international version of WeChat. Here is a trick to see the WeChat Wallet on the international version of WeChat.
You can click on Setting/General/Language to change the WeChat language to Chinese.
This will activate your WeChat Wallet. You can then change your language back to English and WeChat Wallet should stay visible.

Step 2: Add a bank card
Now you can add a credit or debt card to link with your WeChat Wallet.

Important: make sure you use the exact name you use that matches with the name linked with your bank card. The name field is also a case sensitive.

Step 3: done!
Now you have successfully linked your bank card with WeChat!

Hope the above steps highlighted gives clearer illustration on how you can Create and Verify your WeChat Account in Nigeria.

The video below gives extra tips on Creating WeChat Account and tells you the Differences in Alipay and Wechat account.

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