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Google introduces UPI-based 'Tez' payment app for India

Google introduces UPI-based 'Tez' payment app for India

Google Tez, the newly launched app is designed especially for smartphone users in India but will work on web browser as well. As we all know, India is developing economy, where there's more potential for adoption of mobile based banking and payments.

It is worth noting that the app is not a digital "wallet" like PayTM wherein the money is stored in the app and is topped up for purchases. In addition to person-to-person payments, you can use Tez to pay online anywhere UPI is accepted.

In the information portal, the giant has wrote, "Send money home to your family, split a dinner bill with friends, or pay the neighbourhood chaiwala".

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Tez differs from the other mainstream mobile wallet in India, PayTM, by linking directly to users' bank accounts enabling them to make payments from those accounts. This is the Government's service to integrate banks to such applications. Tez weighs about 7MB in size and is claimed to work with a vast majority of Android smartphones, going back to Android 4.4 Kitkat for support.

To get started, people will have to choose their bank from a list of UPI-supported ones. Other networks such as Dominos, RedBus, JetAirways.

It has a multi-language support which includes English, Hindi, Bengali, Gujarati, Kannada, Marathi, Tamil, and Telugu. Using Cash Mode on the app will help the user shield his personal data during money transfers.

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However, there's a limit of $1,560 (₹1,00,000) on money transfers in one day. Soon, the app will dominate the entire Asian countries. The Google Tez app is the first digital payment app that has been launched by the company in India.

The app is now available for download on the Google Play Store. Verification can be done simply by sending a text message from their registered phone number through the Google Tez app's interface.

After launching the app, users are required to enter the mobile number that is linked with their bank account. This multilingual feature of the app is the main attraction for many Indians. After that, you add a UPI pin, and your bank is added in Tez for any transactions.

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Google has launched a feature called Cash Mode where one can pay without sharing bank details or phone number. Unified Payments Interface, which enables the service compatible with all the major banks.


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