For a long time, NETFLIX users have had challenges making payments due to the lack of M-PESA options in the country. Traditionally, you could only pay either via card or PayPal. However, this has changed after a partnership between VISA and M-Pesa enabled users to generate a virtual card that helps complete payments. Here is how to pay Netflix with M-PESA.
As a leading global streaming service provider, Netflix has a lot of users in Kenya that need to make payments monthly.
With the leading payment channel in the country being M-PESA, there has been a lot of demand for the availability of M-Pesa payments.
How to Pay Netflix with M-Pesa
To start this process, you should first activate M-PESA global pay. This registers your line to the service and allows you to generate your virtual card details.
Below is the process of how to activate your M-Pesa global pay.
· Via USSD
Step 1: Dial USSD code *334#
Step 2: Select Lipa na M-Pesa (Option 6)
Step 3: Select Global Pay (Option 5). You should then accept the terms and conditions.
Step 4: Put your M-PESA pin. This enables you to receive a virtual card number that you can use to pay for Netflix.
· Via Safaricom App
Step 1: Log in to the Safaricom App
Step 2: Select the (Pay) tab.
Step 3: Select the (global pay) tab and opt-in.
Step 4: Select the card’s desired color and enter the pin. You will then receive your virtual car number details.
After receiving your virtual card number details, you should then proceed to complete payments on the Netflix portal.
Below is the process of making Netflix payments
Step 1: Log in to the Netflix portal
Step 2: Go to the account tab and select the manage payments option.
Step 3: Select add payments details and input the virtual card number
Step 4: Save the new payment details and activate
This will enable you to automatically pay from your M-PESA through VISA facilitation.