We now support another lightning invoice type called zero value invoices. 🎉

How do lightning invoices usually work?

When creating a lightning invoice, usually the recipient enters the amount on their side, creates the invoice and passes it over to the sender. Unfortunately, the user experience isn't great in some contexts, like when you just want to receive a tip or an unknown amount.

How can zero value invoices help?

Zero value invoices allow the recipient to share an invoice with no initial value. The value can then be entered by the sender when paying.

When scanning an invoice on an external lightning wallet where the recipient hasn't entered a fixed amount, you can now input the amount you wish and pay these types of invoices (similar to making an on-chain payment).

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