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Transfer money from Google Wallet using Gmail
If you need to reimburse a friend or add money to your teenager's checking account, just send an email. You'll notice that this feature is enabled for you if you have a ($) button added to the Gmail compose window. This new feature is also available for iOS.
To send money, compose a new email and click the "Attach money" button. On the form that appears, enter the amount you want to transfer and click send. Transactions are free if you send money from Google Wallet or directly from your bank account. A 2.9% fee per transaction is charged if you use a credit or debit card. Receiving money does not cost anything.
Recipients will receive an email confirmation and the funds will be available almost instantly. If you send money from a bank account, the transaction could take several days to clear, Google said.
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