Circle Pay

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Description of App: 

Send money like a text. Easy. Instant. Free. Split bills with your housemate, chip in for the group gift and send your friend abroad a drink on you. All without worry. Your account is protected by PIN, fingerprint ID, and customisable weekly spend limits. We were named as the 2017 Best Non-Bank Competitor at the Retail Banking International Awards, and received the 2016 Top Digital Innovation award at UK’s Banking Technology Awards.

FAST AND EASY
• Pay your friends and family instantly with a text
• Set up in seconds
• Just as easy to request money (equally important)

FREE
• Free to download and free to use
• No fees, even when you transfer money abroad
• Cash out to your debit card for free

GLOBAL
• Send money between pounds (£ GBP), euro (€ EUR), and US dollars ($ USD)
• No fees
• More countries coming soon

SAFE
• Your information is encrypted, your data is private and we’re fully PCI-DSS compliant
• Plus, your account is protected by PIN, Touch ID, and customisable weekly spend limits

FUN
• Photos, GIFs and emoji
• Centered around conversations not transactions

HUMAN
• Live support from real human beings
• Call us, email us, or tweet us!

POPULAR
"If you feel cash is a bit old-hat but owe a friend some money, Circle Pay is a great way to cough up by way of an app..." - Stuff

"You can now use apps in both iMessage and WhatsApp. This can be used for a host of things, including… transferring money abroad for free with Circle." - The Telegraph

"Circle aims to make it easier for families to manage their money on the go. Circle lets you send money in a message, along with emojis and GIFs, just like any other messaging app. You can even earn £5 by referring a new joiner to Circle." - The Sun

"You can send messages punctuated with GIFs and emoji when you request funds, which really takes the sting out of a "where's my money?" demand. Circle is free to use with no hidden charges." - Digital Spy

Apple Watch Support: 

No

Version: 

3.45.0

Free or Paid: 

Free

Device(s) App Was Tested On: 

iPhone

iOS Version: 

10.3.3

Accessibility Comments: 

Great app to avoid the different mobile banking apps out there. Totally accessible and can send money abroad. Very secure and can cash out your money with in an hour.

VoiceOver Performance: 

VoiceOver reads all page elements.

Button Labeling: 

Most buttons are clearly labeled.

Usability: 

There are some accessibility issues with this app, but it can still be used if you are willing to tolerate these issues and learn how to work around them.

Developer's Twitter Username: 

@circlepay