There are other messaging and social media apps available in the US even though a federal judge has temporarily blocked the sale of WeChat. A federal judge temporarily blocked the Trump administration’s ban on Tencent’s WeChat app from US app stores on Sunday due to national security concerns related to China.

Can User Still Use Wechat?

As of September 20, the Trump administration will ban the use of WeChat in the United States. There are three functions in the app, according to reports. The service has 3 million monthly active users in the US, many of whom use it to communicate with family and friends in China.

Can You Use Wechat Outside Of China?

Tencent also introduced “WeChat Pay HK”, a Hong Kong-based payment service in 2015. Hong Kong dollars are used for transactions. Chinese users can use WeChat Pay in 25 countries outside of China, including Italy, South Africa, and the United Kingdom, according to reports in 2019.

Is Wechat Still Working In Us?

As of now, WeChat is still available in US app stores. Rather than sell, Oracle TikTok’s trusted technology partner in the US was made a new entity called TikTok Global, and the company was renamed Oracle TikTok. There is still time to complete the deal.

Can I Use Wechat After Ban?

US Justice Department court documents indicate that even if Trump’s ban applied to WeChat, users could still use the messaging, social media, and mobile payment app without penalty if they had already downloaded it.

Can Foreigners Use Wechat Pay Outside China?

The Chinese payment giant WeChat Pay is now accepting foreign visitors’ payments for goods and services in China. Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Discover Global Network, and JCB have partnered with WeChat Pay to allow foreign visitors to link their credit cards to the service.

Does Wechat Work Internationally?

China is the leader in mobile payments. WeChat has launched its payment service in 15 countries so far. Chinese tourists and students flock to Australia, which is one of the first offshore markets for WeChat Pay.

Can Non Chinese Get Wechat?

To sign up for WeChat, you only need a mobile phone number (for foreigners or domestic users). If you live in China, you should be able to open a Wechat Pay bank account fairly easily. The situation has changed unfortunately.

Can I Still Use Wechat In Usa?

The U.S. must stop using this method. The Commerce Department ordered American app stores, such as Apple’s and Google’s, not to host WeChat or provide security updates to existing users, as well as not to host the application.

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