Accept payments using just a mobile number

Mobile payment acceptance enables you to get paid almost instantly, by anyone, anywhere in the UK.

Barclays Pingit – our award-winning mobile-payments service

Send money instantly to friends and family, or pay businesses with our smartphone app. Receive payments as well – paid straight into your account.

To get the app, you’ll need an iPhone, BlackBerry or Android device or Windows 8 phone.

Download the app

Don't have a smartphone? You can still register to receive payments without the app . You just need a UK mobile phone that can receive texts.

Requirements

  • You must be 16 or over
  • You must have a UK current account
  • You must have a UK-registered mobile number

 

What is it?

 Registering for Barclays Pingit is quick and easy.

Send a Christmas present using your phone

Send your loved ones gifts from popular retailers. They can spend your gift however they like – all at once, or on a number of purchases. And they won’t even have to download the app. It’s that simple.

 Barclays Pingit

All you need is a mobile

There’s no need to share bank account details, making it safe and easy. You can also use Barclays Pingit to register for Paym – the industry wide mobile payments service that makes it even simpler for people to pay you, regardless of who they bank with. T & Cs apply.

Barclays Pingit – our award-winning mobile-payments service

Send money instantly to friends and family, or pay businesses with our smartphone app. Receive payments as well – paid straight into your account.

To get the app, you’ll need an iPhone, BlackBerry or Android device or Windows 8 phone.

Download the app

Don't have a smartphone? You can still register to receive payments without the app . You just need a UK mobile phone that can receive texts.

Requirements

  • You must be 16 or over
  • You must have a UK current account
  • You must have a UK-registered mobile number

 

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No contract or monthly fee

The app is free to download. There’s no contract fee and you simply pay the same as you would to accept an online payment.

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Quick and secure

Barclays Pingit is secure, and you get paid instantly. The money is in your account in seconds and you’re automatically protected in the event of fraud.

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See which of your customers uses Barclays Pingit

When you log in, you’ll be asked if you want to sync your phone contacts with the app. It will show you who else with a UK mobile number uses Barclays Pingit, so you know you’ll be able to send and receive payments quickly and easily – no more need to wait for instructions.

Get paid and more

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Mobile number
Customers can pay you by entering your mobile number into the app and there's no cap on the total payments you can receive in a day.
Business directory listing
List your business in the Barclays Pingit Business Directory so customers can find, contact and pay you all from within the app.
Your unique short code
A short code is a mixture of 6 letters and numbers unique to your business that customers can use without having to know your phone number. It can be found in the app.
QR codes
A unique code that enables you to get paid without giving out your business mobile number. Generate your QR code .
Stay on top of your accounting
Find specific transactions, issue refunds and see a daily report of payments made and sent.

Receive only

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Register online to only receive payments without the app

You can receive payments sent from Barclays Pingit without having to download the app. Register online and other Barclays Pingit users will be able to send you money using your mobile number, Short Code, QR code, or by finding your details in the Business Directory.

You can also use Barclays Mobile Banking to register to only receive payments sent via Paym, meaning that even more people can pay you in this way, even if they’re not Barclays Pingit users.

Payments will be sent to your selected UK bank account.

You don't need a smartphone, just a mobile with a UK number that can receive texts.

 

To register for Barclays Pingit, you need to be aged 16 or over.

How do I register?

 Registering for Barclays Pingit is quick and easy.

Registering for Barclays Pingit is quick and easy.

It doesn’t matter if you don’t bank with us. All you need are your bank or building society account details and a smartphone with a UK-registered number.

First, download the app, then enter your details. Then, we’ll send you a text message to verify your mobile number. Finally, you’ll need to confirm your identity, and then you’ll be ready to start sending and receiving money using just your mobile number.

Read our handy guide that will help you get up and running.

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iPhone

iPhone

 

Average rating:

Average rating for all versions. Rating accurate as of 7 July 2014

Barclays Pingit – our award-winning mobile-payments service

Send money instantly to friends and family, or pay businesses with our smartphone app. Receive payments as well – paid straight into your account.

To get the app, you’ll need an iPhone, BlackBerry or Android device or Windows 8 phone.

Download the app

Don't have a smartphone? You can still register to receive payments without the app . You just need a UK mobile phone that can receive texts.

Requirements

  • You must be 16 or over
  • You must have a UK current account
  • You must have a UK-registered mobile number

 

Android phone

Android

 

Average rating:

Rating accurate as of 7 July 2014

Barclays Pingit – our award-winning mobile-payments service

Send money instantly to friends and family, or pay businesses with our smartphone app. Receive payments as well – paid straight into your account.

To get the app, you’ll need an iPhone, BlackBerry or Android device or Windows 8 phone.

Download the app

Don't have a smartphone? You can still register to receive payments without the app . You just need a UK mobile phone that can receive texts.

Requirements

  • You must be 16 or over
  • You must have a UK current account
  • You must have a UK-registered mobile number

 

Windows Phone

Windows Phone

 

Average rating:

Rating accurate as of 7 July 2014

Barclays Pingit – our award-winning mobile-payments service

Send money instantly to friends and family, or pay businesses with our smartphone app. Receive payments as well – paid straight into your account.

To get the app, you’ll need an iPhone, BlackBerry or Android device or Windows 8 phone.

Download the app

Don't have a smartphone? You can still register to receive payments without the app . You just need a UK mobile phone that can receive texts.

Requirements

  • You must be 16 or over
  • You must have a UK current account
  • You must have a UK-registered mobile number

 

Blackberry

BlackBerry

 

Average rating:

Rating accurate as of 7 July 2014

Barclays Pingit – our award-winning mobile-payments service

Send money instantly to friends and family, or pay businesses with our smartphone app. Receive payments as well – paid straight into your account.

To get the app, you’ll need an iPhone, BlackBerry or Android device or Windows 8 phone.

Download the app

Don't have a smartphone? You can still register to receive payments without the app . You just need a UK mobile phone that can receive texts.

Requirements

  • You must be 16 or over
  • You must have a UK current account
  • You must have a UK-registered mobile number

 

FAQs

Is there a limit to the amount I can receive in a day?

No, there is no limit on the number or total value of payments you can receive in 1 day. However, the maximum that an individual customer can pay you is £3,000 if they're a business and £1,500 if they're a personal banking customer.

Can I only use Pingit on 1 phone?

Register up to 6 smartphone users against a single account so you and your team can send and receive from all devices.

How will I know when I’ve been paid?

You can be notified of payments by text and all appear on your bank statement.

What if I don’t have a Smartphone?

If you don’t have a smartphone or if you’re just not interested in sending payments, you can register online to receive payments.

 

My customer doesn’t have Pingit.

Customers can download the free app to their phone to send you payments. It’s available to anyone in the UK with a current account and mobile number who’s 16 or over.

How much can I send in a day?

You can pay people and businesses up to £3,000 a day. There’s no cap to how many payments you can receive or their value.

Why can’t I get Barclays Pingit on my phone?

Barclays Pingit is currently available on Android 2.2 and above, iOS5 and above, BlackBerry OS 4.4 and above and Windows 8 Phone.

You can’t use the app on Symbian phones.

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Find out how much money you can send and receive each day using Barclays Pingit.

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