WeChat Real Name Verification: How to Verify WeChat

Matthew Brennan WeChat Tips

Verify Wechat: New rules for online payments in China come into force in 2 days (July 1st 2016). China Central Bank now requires ‘third party payment providers’ (e.g. WeChat and Alipay) to implement real name verification systems for payment services. The legislation has caused much confusion and debate online. Read on to find out: How do these new rules affect …

The Truth About The New WeChat Service Charge

Matthew Brennan Tencent

A new WeChat service charge of 0.1% was announced for China users making withdrawals starting from March 1st 2016.  At the same time WeChat is cancelling its previous policy of charging 0.1% on cumulative monthly transfers above 20,000 yuan. The announcement has caused much confusion and debate. Below we explain: How this will affect you? & Why is WeChat doing this? New Service Charge …

How to Take WeChat Payments as a Small Business

Matthew Brennan Case Studies

It’s no exaggeration to say that in 2015 mobile payments are taking over the Middle Kingdom! China is one of the first countries in the world where mobile payments have truely gained traction across society and are rapidly being accepted as the norm. Today, we’ll give you all the details on how to take WeChat Payments as a small business, …

Setting Up Your WeChat Wallet: WeChat Essential Tips

Matthew Brennan WeChat Tips

In today’s WeChat Essential Tip we will cover a very fundamental process: linking your bank card. For most WeChat users, once they have linked their bank card, WeChat will become a different app. China Channel really recommends those residing in China to link a card. Once you are comfortable using it, it will really make your life much easier in many ways. We’ll …