PayTo Protocol Prefix

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The PayTo Protocol Prefix specification defines the URI prefix payto: to mean launch a paymail payment to the specified paymail handle. Additional query string parameters MAY be included; these are defined below.

paymail client implementers SHOULD ensure that their application is registered with the target device operating system as a protocol/deeplink handler for the payto: protocol prefix.

Full Specification

receiver<alias>@<domain>.<tld> formatted paymail handle, for example [email protected]
amountInteger number of satoshis to be paid.
purposeHuman-readable description of the purpose of the payment

Capability Discovery

This specification governs client-side behaviour. No specific capabilities are delivered by paymail implementations.

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