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WeChat Pay

Fruhmann edited this page Mar 27, 2019 · 2 revisions

WeChat Pay is a wallet feature of the Chinese chat app WeChat, which allows consumers to complete payments using their smartphone. For online payments, WeChat Pay offers QR Code or In-App Payment, depending on whether consumers shop on a laptop/desktop computer or via a mobile app.

WeChat Pay Configuration

To configure your WeChat Pay payments, please contact Wirecard Support. Available WeChat-Pay-specific settings are listed below.

Payment Action

WeChat Pay transactions allow only payment action Purchase, which triggers the transaction type debit for payment method WeChat Pay.

Successful transactions (i.e. payments for orders) are captured/invoiced automatically and do not have to be confirmed manually.


The descriptor is the text representing an order on the consumer's bank statement issued by their bank. It provides information for the consumer, as it associates a specific debit on the consumer's account with the respective purchase in your shop.

  • If the descriptor is Disabled, the consumer's bank generates a default entry for each purchase.

  • If the descriptor is Enabled, the descriptor text consists of the first 9 characters of the shop name and the order number.

    • To modify the descriptor, contact Wirecard Support.
    • Allowed characters: umlaut, 0-9,a-z,A-Z, , +, ,, -, .
    • Max. length: 35 characters

Enable this feature to send the descriptor with each request/response.

Sub-Merchant Parameters

Enter your Merchant ID and Merchant Name so payments can be associated with your account (mandatory fields).

Post-Processing Operations

Post-processing operations, such as refund, are currently not supported by the Wirecard Shopify App. Use the Wirecard Enterprise Portal (WEP) to execute post-processing operations.

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