Google's payment app Google Tez goes live

Posted September 19, 2017

It has also been reported that most of the upcoming phones manufactured by Lava, Micromax, Panasonic, Nokia will come with the app pre-loaded.

Tez is now exclusive to India, but more Asian countries like Indonesia and the Philippines should follow if the trademarks that Google's recently registered can be trusted. The app works as same as like the other Payment applications available in the market.

It can make payments to contacts on your phone who have a Tez account or a UPI address. This is the Government's service to integrate banks to such applications.

Tez works with all banks in India that support UPI.

Unlike popular Paytm, Tez is not a mobile wallet where one can store money and top it when needed.

Tez works with all major Indian banks and the vast majority of smartphones - so you can pay or get paid by nearly anyone. After that, the bank may charge fees or impose additional requirements. The payment app uses Unified Payments Interface (UPI) and Google has partnered with major banks including Axis, HDFC Bank, ICICI and State Bank of India. Other networks such as Dominos, RedBus, JetAirways.

The launch of this new service can be seen as a game changer in the Indian industry as Google's reach will be an obvious advantage. The app supports seven Indian languages, including Hindi, Tamil, Bengali, Gujarati, Telugu, Kannada, Marathi, and it supports English as well. You can refer the app to as many people as you want although the maximum reward is limited to the Rs 9000. The app is available for download through Google Play Store for Android as well as App Store for iOS platforms.

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The link for iOS doesn't seem to work right now, we will update it as soon as it works.

The payment process is fast and easy to get started.

Person to person money transfer is also supported by this Tez app.

How to use Tez payments app?

This is all you have to do, you are on the home screen of this app. However, all the bank accounts will have to have the same registered mobile number. If you've already set up your account, the payment process is simple, and similar to Paytm transactions.

Google has launched a feature called Cash Mode where one can pay without sharing bank details or phone number. To make it easier for customers, the USA firm is also offering a Google helpline number and chat support on a daily basis.