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How to send cash with Glow App [The Ultimate guide]

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If you're looking for a reliable and secure way to send cash to your loved ones, then you've come to the right place.

With Glow App, you can easily and quickly send cash to anyone, anywhere in South Africa and outside. And the best part is that it's completely free! Sounds good? Then keep reading.

In this ultimate guide, we'll show you how to use Glow App to send cash, step-by-step. You can send cash to anyone, even for the ones not having the app as well.

We'll also explore the features that make Glow App unique and reliable. So, let's get started.

What is Glow App?

Glow App is a mobile application that allows you to send, receive, and save money with ease. There will be a lot more features and they are in the making, but let's focus on our topic.

The app was specifically designed with the financial needs of people in South Africa in mind. It is user-friendly, and it comes with various features that make it easy for you to manage your finances and easy for your loved ones to understand it, even if they are not very tech-savvy.

How to Send Cash with Glow App

Step 1: Download and Install the Glow App (once it's out)

The first step to making a cash transaction with Glow App is to download and install the app on your mobile phone. You will be able to download the app for free from the Google Play Store or Apple App Store. Once you've downloaded and installed the app, open it, then proceed to the section "Create an account".

Step 2: Create an Account

To create an account, simply follow the easy steps on the app. You'll be required to provide your personal details, such as your name, phone number, and email address.

You'll also be asked to create a password. Make sure you choose a strong password that is difficult to guess. After this step, you will get to the point, where you will have to verify your account by passing through a KYC procedure.

Step 3: Verify Your Account

After creating an account, you'll need to verify it. This is a crucial step in the registration process. You can verify your account by following the prompts on the app. You'll be required to provide a picture of your ID or passport (or visa document if you are a foreigner living in South Africa).

Finally, just make a selfie to verify your identity. Glow app uses a biometric face recognition algorithm, so you don't need to go to the bank branch or any store to confirm your identity.

Step 4: Link Your Bank Account, Send money by EFT, or top up cash at the cash point

To send cash with Glow App, you'll need to link your bank account or use any other alternative to top up your e-wallet.

This is a one-time process, and it's easy to do. Follow the prompts on the app to link your bank account. Choose to link your account via the app or at a retail store or ATM. Once your bank account is linked, proceed to send cash.

Step 5: Send cash

To make a cash transaction with Glow App, simply follow these steps:

  • Open the app and log in to your account.

  • Select the "Send" option and navigate further to "Send cash" window.

  • Enter the recipient's phone number or select a contact from your phone book.

  • Enter the amount you want to send.

  • Review the transaction details, then click "Send".

  • You'll receive a notification once the transaction is complete.

  • You can send money to anyone now, just by providing their phone number.

Glow App Features

Glow App comes with various features that make it unique and reliable. Here are some of the features that you can expect from Glow App:

  • Open a free digital wallet account (no monthly account fee) in under 1 minute

  • Cash top-up options: transfer funds, link your bank account or at a wide network of retail stores and ATMs

  • Cash withdraw options: Bank transfers from within the app, Cardless withdrawal at retail stores or ATMs. No debit or credit card required.

  • Free P2P transfers between Glow App users: Users signing up during the pre-launch period are being offered a guarantee of lifelong free in-app transactions

  • Free digital card: use it for contactless payments or to buy what you want on the internet

  • Domestic remittance: Generate an SMS code for recipients who have yet to download the app

  • Invest in stocks or even coins of your preference

  • Pay for utilities, services, buy airtime or electricity. You don't need debit or credit card.

  • Multilingual support: English & Native isiZulu There will be more features to be released. For the time being, they are under development.

Glow App Security Features and fraud protection

When it comes to sending and receiving money, security is a top priority and our world-class cybersecurity experts are implementing the highest standards.

Here are some of the security features that Glow App offers to keep your transactions safe:

End-to-End Encryption

A cash transaction must be secure to the maximum level. All transactions on Glow App are secured with end-to-end encryption. This means that your personal information and financial details are protected throughout the transaction process.

PIN Protection

You can set up a PIN code to protect your account on the app. This means that only you can access your account, and your money is safe from unauthorized access, even if your phone would get stolen or lost

Biometric Authentication

Glow App also offers biometric authentication, which means that you can use your fingerprint or face recognition to access your account. This adds an extra layer of security to your transactions.

24/7 Fraud Monitoring

Glow App has fraud detection protocols that monitor all transactions around the clock. This means that any suspicious activity can be quickly identified and addressed.

Common Questions About Using Glow App

  1. Is it safe to send money through Glow App?

Yes, it's completely safe to send money through Glow App. The app uses the latest encryption technology and offers PIN protection and biometric authentication to keep your transactions secure.

  1. Can I link multiple bank accounts to my Glow App account?

Yes, you can link multiple bank accounts to your Glow App account. This makes it easy for you to send and receive money from different accounts.

  1. How long does it take for a transaction to go through?

Transactions on Glow App are processed in real-time. This means that your recipient will receive the money within minutes or even seconds of the transaction being initiated.

  1. Is there a limit to how much money I can send with Glow App?

Yes, there are limits to how much money you can send with Glow App. These limits are set by regulatory requirements and vary depending on the type of transaction and your account status.


In conclusion, Glow App is a reliable and secure way to send money to your loved ones in South Africa. With its user-friendly interface, quick transaction processing time, and top-notch security features, Glow App is definitely worth checking out.

Whether you need to send cash to a friend, pay a bill, or save money, Glow App has got you covered. Just remember to download the app, create an account, and link your bank account to get started. Happy sending!



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