What is SnapScan? SnapScan is a smartphone app that lets you use your phone to pay for things.
How do I pay with SnapScan? Open the SnapScan app, tap on "Scan" and scan the SnapCode displayed. This identifies the shop and prompts you to enter the amount you wish to pay. Enter your PIN to secure and complete the transaction.
The merchant receives an SMS containing a confirmation of payment from SnapScan.
What is a SnapCode? A SnapCode is a QR code (a square barcode) that is linked to a merchant SnapScan account. Customers use the SnapScan application to scan the code and then enter payment details (amount and PIN) to facilitate a payment to the merchant.
What is a Merchant? A SnapScan merchant is any shop /business or organisation that has registered an account with SnapScan to receive payments from those using the SnapScan application.
What’s an app? An app is a program that can be downloaded and used on a smartphone from the smartphone provider’s app store.
What are the benefits from using the app? SnapScan is safer than dealing with a card or cash. SnapScan has cool features like electronic receipts and a merchant finder. You keep your card and your details away from strangers. You don’t have to bother with cash.
How do you make money out of this? SnapScan is completely free for users to download and it does not cost the user to make a transaction. Note: Network operator data charges will apply. Businesses registered with SnapScan pay a small fee to accept a payment from a customer.
Is SnapScan a Standard Bank product? Yes. SnapScan is owned and operated by Standard Bank.
For more information, visit: http://www.getsnapscan.com/faq
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