Skype Gets PayPal-Powered 'Send Money' Feature

PayPal's 'Send Money' feature lands on Skype

Skype has added PayPal integration to its Android and iOS communications apps, enabling users to instantly send money to their contacts. Skype on Android and iPhone now lets you send money to anyone on Skype with the new PayPal add-on for the service.

The new "Send Money" feature, which has launched in 22 countries including the United Kingdom, brings the ability to send and receive peer-to-peer payments with PayPal to Microsoft's messaging app. Type the amount you'd like to send, confirm the transaction and hit send.

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However, this is the first time that Skype has enabled a send money feature on mobile with PayPal, the company says. The new payment system is based on PayPal, one of the very best online money transfer services. Once you get it, you'll be able to easily send people money through PayPal, straight inside the messaging app. Using your mobile phone while you're chatting with friends or family, you can simply swipe right, tap Send Money, and complete the money transfer process.

TechCrunch explains where to find the feature when you receive the update. If you're sending funds from the USA, for example, to someone in Europe, you will have the option to send money in Euros.

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Skype and PayPal announced today that they have teamed up to allow easy, in-the-moment payments between Skype users.

The Send Money feature is supported in 22 countries. "If you're sending funds from the US, for example, to someone in Europe, you will have the option to send money in Euros".

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The initial rollout is to 22 countries: the U.S., the U.K., Austria, Belgium, Canada, Cyprus, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Portugal, San Marino, Slovakia, Slovenia, and Spain.

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