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settle up should be permission based .. if i'm settling one amount then receiver should accept the settlement . otherwise don't allow

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Chandrababu PP shared this idea  ·   ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
declined  ·  AdminSplitwise Support (-, Splitwise) responded  · 

Splitwise actually used to work this way, but we got rid of the confirmation step because people complained that it was too much of a hassle.

Our in-between solution was email notifications. By default, you should get an email any time someone says they have paid you, and then if you wish you can double-check that they have actually given you money. (And if they haven’t, then you can delete the payment from Splitwise!) You can also see a full record of changes in your account at any time by going to the “Recent activity” screen.

Hope that makes sense! Let us know if you have questions or concerns.



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  • Santosh Giri commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    This can be done based on account setting, if user want his account to get a prompt in case of settlement then it should work that way.

  • tapan commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    Let's suppose there are two friends A and B... now assume A owes ₹X to B... Now B settles the expense... so just to make cross validation provide facility to user A to validate the settlement... since splitwise are not handling any real money... but this extraa validation will increase trust from customer for splitwise... until A validates the settlement... continue to show the owe and owed for both A and B.

  • Saurabh commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    email for an app transaction is not good. atleast there should be mobile notification. though having confirmation will be good.

  • Gourav commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    When someone settle up a transaction then there should be a confirmation prompt for the the personal who is getting before settling up that transaction. When that person accept that he received the money than the transaction should be settled up.

  • Pratik Roy commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    Sometimes the other party settles up without your knowledge of any payment received. Can be problematic if you are not active with phone.

  • Mohammed Anees commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    somebody in a group shouldn't be let to settle the due before confirmation from the one to whom it owes or else an admin to authorise the transaction

  • Mukesh commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    As of now it's like if the person who owes the money, he can just settle the money without even paying. and its a repeated task of again searching and undo the settlement. instead of this, unless both parties doesn't do the settlement it should not get settled.

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