✎ Key Points:
» To see your friends on Venmo using a PC, you’ll need to go to www.venmo.com.
» It will display a list of users under People. Search for the person by his Venmo username, email, or phone number you want to find.
» You can search for any person by his Venmo username, email, or phone number to find his Venmo account.
Venmo Friends and Family is the payment mode or type that you choose when you’re sending money to your friends or family members. It’s used for personal transactions.
Venmo Goods and Services is another payment mode that allows users to make commercial transactions on Venmo.
It’s used for paying bills, groceries, and services or to make in-store payments by scanning QR payment codes.
How Do I See My Friends On Venmo:
You can try the following methods:
1. On PC
If you want to see who are your friends on Venmo, you’ll need to follow the steps jotted down below to check Venmo friends using a PC:
Step 1: Login To Your Venmo Account
You need to go to the official website of Venmo using your PC which is www.venmo.com. It will show you the Sign-in page of Venmo.
On the Sign In page, you’ll need to enter your mobile number, the email address that’s linked to your Venmo account, or your Venmo username in the first blank.
In the second blank enter your Venmo account password and then click on the Sign In button.
Step 2: Click on Friends
Once you click on the Sign in button, you’ll be able to get into your Venmo account. On the upper left corner of the screen, you’ll be able to see the Friends option which is located just above the Find your Facebook friends option. You need to click on the Friends option and it will open the list of your existing Venmo friends.
Step 3: Search for a friend
You’ll be able to see that on the right side of the screen, it will show your two columns: People and Business. The users under the list of People are your Venmo friends. Above these columns, you’ll see an input box.
On the input box, you need to enter the correct name, email address, or phone number of the user whom you’re trying to find and search for it.
Step 4: You’ll find the friends in the results
In the search results, you’ll be shown the profile that’s associated with the name, email, or phone number that you’ve searched for. However, you need to make sure that you’re entering the correct phone number, username, or email address to get the correct result.
If you don’t find a person’s Venmo profile by entering his email or phone number, then the user doesn’t have a Venmo account.
2. On Mobile
To view your Venmo friends on mobile, you’ll need to use the Venmo mobile app. Follow the steps jotted down below to check friends on Venmo on mobile:
Step 1: Download and install the Venmo app
On mobile, to check friends on Venmo, you’ll need to have the Venmo app on your device. You can easily get the Venmo app from the Google Play Store or App Store. Download and install the app on your device.
Step 2: Open the Venmo app and log in to your account
After installing the Venmo app, you’ll need to log in to your Venmo account. To log in, you’ll need to enter your Venmo username, email, or phone number associated with your Venmo account and your password. Then click on Sign In. You’ll be able to get into your Venmo account.
Step 3: Search People
After getting into your Venmo account, you’ll need to go to the main menu section of your Venmo profile. You need to click on the three-line icon that’s located in the top left corner of the page. It will open a sidebar with a list of options. From the list of options, you’ll need to click on the Search People option which is located at the second position of the list.
Step 4: Enter People’s name
After clicking on the Search People option, you’ll be taken to the Search People page where you’ll be shown a list of people under the Top People header. These are the users with whom you make frequent transactions on your Venmo account and they’re your friends too.
You’ll be able to see a search bar in which you need to search for the friend whom you want to find by his Venmo username, email, or phone number. You’ll be able to find his profile in the search results. In case you don’t find the user’s profile in the results, it is because the user doesn’t have a Venmo account associated with the email address or phone number.
🔯 Venmo Friends and Family vs Goods and Services:
Venmo Friends and Family means the payment type or mode that you choose when you send money to your friends and family members. When you’re making a personal transaction with your family member or any friend then it’s you’re using the Venmo Friends and Family payment type.
Goods and Services on Venmo is another payment mode that you can use when you’re making any kind of commercial transaction for buying goods and services. This kind of transaction mostly involves buying a ticket, paying bills, paying online shopping sites, groceries, etc.
Venmo helps users to make contactless transactions even when they’re shopping in stores. You can scan the QR payment code and make the payment online during the purchase. This kind of business and commercial transaction that helps you to purchase goods and services by paying online is known as the Goods and Service mode of payment on Venmo.
For personal transactions, Venmo doesn’t deduct fees, but for business payments, Venmo deducts fees that are equal to 1.90% of the amount paid during the transaction.