Preparing for a transaction¶
Before you create a LipaSafe transaction, make sure you have contacted your seller and verbally agreed on the terms of the purchase. Contacting your seller beforehand guarantees they can supply and a bargain can be struck. As always, engage with strangers on the Internet with lots of caution.
Click here to access our quick safety checklist when engaging in a transaction
Creating a transaction¶
1. Choose your role in the transaction¶
Select if you are a buyer or a seller in this transaction. Buyers usually deposit funds into the transaction account.
2. Enter product/service name¶
Keep this as accurate as possible
3: Purchase value¶
How much will this product/service cost the buyer? You can include a delivery fee or add it later in the [transaction page]
4. Partner telephone¶
Enter the mobile number of the person you want to transact with. Depending on what you chose in Step 1, this field can represent a buyer or seller telephone
If your are a Buyer in the transaction, the seller will get an SMS message asking them to accept your transaction.
If your are a Seller in the transaction, the buyer will get an SMS message asking them to deposit funds into the transaction account.