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      Payment flow and user experience

      #Payment flow

      The following figure illustrates the work flow of In-app Payment.


      1. Customer checks out in merchant app and chooses to pay with Alipay.
      2. Merchant app sends a transaction request to Alipay.
      3. Alipay returns a payment link to merchant app.
      4. Merchant app processes the payment link and then invokes Alipay app. 
      5. Customer completes payment in Alipay app.

      #User experience

      The following example illustrates the key steps of the payment, and assumes that you use a smart phone of iOS system:
      1. Buyers buy products or services on mobile application and choose to pay with Alipay:Payment flow and user experience2. Login to pay:Payment flow and user experiencePayment flow and user experience3. Enter the payment password to proceed:Payment flow and user experience4. Confirmation pops up when payment has been made successfully:Payment flow and user experience5. Transaction has been completed and buyers can view the transaction details:Payment flow and user experience