If your store is based in Canada, you can allow the customers to pay the orders using email money transfer instead of a credit card. You have to provide the customers with your email address and a secret Q&A that they will use as the password for the money transfer. The customers will go to the bank to send the money to your email address then you will receive an email guiding you how to transfer money to your bank account. When you get the payment, you can mark it as paid on Shopify later. Hence, if you have an online shop in Canada, you can follow this writing to know how to set up email money transfers on Shopify.
Open the Shopify admin page and click on the
Settings at the left end of the screen. Next, select
Payment providers in the first column of the settings list.
Scroll down until you see the
Manual payments section. Find the drop-down menu below the description and press on the
Create custom payment method.
There is a blank space for you to fill in the name for the payment method. You can call it as
Email money transfer for example.
Because you will receive payment through email, you need to enter your email address. Moreover, when your customers use email money transfer to make payment, they will need to input the secret question and answer. Therefore, you have to provide it when you accept the payment.
What you enter in the
Additional details is also the instruction that you just need to copy the text from this section and paste in the
Payment instructions box.
If you’re done, choose
Activate to end the process.
Sign in your account on the Shopify app then go to
Store. After that, tap
A list of settings will appear on your screen that you have to find the
Payments under the
Store settings section.
Accept payments, look for the
Manual payments part and choose the
Create custom payment method in the
Activate custom payment list.
Like I mentioned in the writing about creating a custom manual payment, you have to name the method payment that you are going to design.
After entering the name, fill in the email address that the customers will send the money to. Besides it, you also need to add a secret question and its answer in the
The instructions are quite similar to the information that you put in the
Additional details then you can copy and paste it in the space for the guideline.
After completing all the needed information, you can press on the
Activate button at the end to finish.
Get access to your Shopify app, head to
In the list of settings, there are three smaller categories,
Store settings and
About. Click on the
Payments under the
Store settings part.
At the end of the
Accept payments, you will find the
Manual payments section with the short description and a drop-down menu. Select the
Create custom payment method in that menu.
As the introduction has given, this is the email money transfer method then you can use it as the name of the payment.
The money will be sent through email that enter your email address into the box. When the customers use this method, you need to provide them the secret question and the answer then add it in the
Additional details box as well.
Copy the text from the
Additional details and paste in the instructions box.
This is the final step of the process that you just need to tap on the
Activate button to enable the payment method.
To conclude, this article talks about the steps to set up email money transfers on Shopify, both for the laptop using and smartphone using. Hope that it can support your store management and you enjoy this topic.