How to Buy Stars in Facebook Using GCash

Nowadays, influencers can earn money from lots of ways. One of them is through Stars in Facebook.

If you want to support your favorite creators, you can buy Stars in Facebook using GCash. Here’s a guide on how to do that.

What are Facebook Stars?

Facebook Stars is a feature available to content creators on the platform. It’s a way for creators on Facebook to monetize their video and audio content and earn money. They are virtual gifts for content creators and streamers.

For instance, if you go on Facebook live or have Stars enabled for a video that you post, your viewers can buy Stars and then send them to you. Popular live streamers often receive Stars as gifts from their fans and followers who watch their content.

How to buy Stars in Facebook using GCash

Purchasing Facebook Stars can easily be done via GCash. Below is a detailed step-by-step guide on how you can buy Facebook Stars.

Step 1: Open the Facebook app on your smartphone.

Step 2: Go to the live stream of one of your favorite creators.

Step 3: On the bottom of the page next to the comment bar, you will see a yellow star icon. Tap on that icon.

Step 4: On the next tab, tap on “Buy” on the top right of the screen.

Step 5: Select the number of stars you want to buy and add to your balance.

Step 6: There will be a pop-up from the Google Play Store that will ask you to choose your payment method. Tap on “Link GCash.”

Step 7: You will be redirected to the GCash app and login screen.

Step 8: Log in to your GCash account by entering your MPIN.

Step 9: Once you are logged in, the app will automatically take you to Online Payments Linking. There will be a page requesting your confirmation and you have to tick the box that reads “I have read and understood the GCash Terms and Conditions.”

Step 10: Once you have verified the details of the transaction and read the terms and conditions, tick the box and tap on “Authorize.”

Step 11: Wait for the 6 digit authentication code from GCash which will be sent to your registered mobile number. Input the code.

Step 12: Wait for the confirmation page and tap on “Okay.”

Step 13: Complete the purchase transactions for the Facebook Stars by tapping on “Buy.”

Step 14: Enter your Google Play password and tap on “Verify.”

Step 15: Wait for the payment confirmation.

Pricing of Stars

You can buy Facebook Stars at the prices in the table below. Buying more Stars means you get a bigger discount.

30 starsPhp 35
70 starsPhp 75
150 starsPhp 150
350 starsPhp 345
700 starsPhp 615
1,500 starsPhp 1,250

Facebook Stars Eligibility

If you are interested in creating online content or live streaming on Facebook, you can potentially earn money with Facebook Stars. To know if you are eligible to enable the Stars Feature on your videos, check if you fit these requirements:

  • You must meet the Facebook Community Standards.
  • You must live in a country where the Stars feature is available.
  • You must have at least 1,000 page followers for a minimum of 60 days.
  • You must comply with Facebook’s Content Monetization Policies as well as their Partner Monetization Policies.
  • You must agree to the Facebook Stars Terms and Conditions.

Facebook Stars is available in the following countries:

  • Argentina
  • Australia
  • Belgium
  • Brazil
  • Canada
  • Chile
  • Colombia
  • France
  • Germany
  • India
  • Indonesia
  • Italy
  • Malaysia
  • Mexico
  • New Zealand
  • Peru
  • Philippines
  • Portugal
  • Spain
  • Taiwan
  • Thailand
  • United Kingdom
  • United States

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

What other payment methods can I use to buy Facebook Stars?

You can buy Facebook Stars using PayPal or a credit or debit card linked to your Google Play Store account.

Which countries are Facebook Stars not available in?

The feature is not yet available to users in Cuba, Iran, North Korea, South Korea, Syria, and Russia.

How can I check if I’m eligible for Facebook Stars?

You can check your eligibility on the “Monetization” tab in Facebook Creator Studio.


Facebook Stars is an incredible feature for creators and viewers alike. Now that you know you can buy it easily using GCash, feel free to support your favorite creators!

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