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Person-2-Person Online Pay

Send money from your checking account to almost anyone with just an email address or a mobile phone number.
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Send and receive money from almost anyone

Have you ever needed to pay a friend back for lunch? We’ve made it fast, simple and secure with our Person-2-Person Pay feature. You can send money from your checking account without exchanging checks, cash or account numbers. Or, have them send money to you. They don’t even have to be a People’s United Bank customer.

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Sending money

Enter the recipient's mobile phone number or email address. Recipients do not need to be a People's United Bank customer or enrolled in Person-2-Person Pay.

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Receiving money

The recipient will receive a text message or email with instructions on how to claim the payment. Funds can be claimed by bank account, PayPal or with a debit card.

Manage your money your way

How to get started using Person-2-Person online payments

To get started you need a People’s United Personal Checking account, Online Banking and an email address or mobile phone number.

How to enroll

Enroll in Person-2-Person Pay with just a few simple steps:

  • Select Person-2-Person from the top menu bar
  • On the enrollment page, verify your email address
  • Select Enroll
  • Review our People's United Person-2-Person Pay Service Agreement and Disclosures; acknowledge that you have read the agreement, and click enroll
  • A confirmation code will be sent to your e-mail address. Enter the confirmation code and click submit
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Sending money

Click Person-2-Person then:

  • Choose from your existing Contacts or enter the details for the person you want to pay and how much you want to send
  • Select the account you want to use to send from
  • Select how you want to send it
  • Enter an optional message to the recipient
  • Review, confirm and pay
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Receiving money

For recipients enrolled in Person-2-Person Pay, start by clicking Person-2-Person and then:

  • Select the Incoming tab
  • Choose the Unclaimed Payment
  • View the payment details and click Claim
  • Choose how you want to claim the payment, where to deposit it and click Claim

  • For recipients not enrolled in Person-2-Person Pay, an email or text message will be sent and then:
  • Select the link in the payment message
  • Enter the claim code included in the message
  • Select how you want to receive it
  • Enter claim related details and click Continue
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People's United is committed to protecting your private information, as well as providing our deposit customers with quality online banking services in a secure customer-friendly environment.

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