The users of Tez, a mobile payments service by Google, in India will soon be able to use Google Pay. This was disclosed by tech giant company in a blog post.
“Today, we’re excited to announce we’ll be bringing together all the different ways to pay with Google, including Android Pay and Google Wallet, into a single brand: Google Pay,” informed Pali Bhat, VP of Product Management of Payments in blog post.
With Tez, you can pay directly from your bank account1, which means your money is safe with your bank and you’ll continue to earn interest. There’s no need to open a separate account or worry about reloading wallets.
Tez uses UPI (Unified Payments Interface) and works with all major banks, including our partners: Axis, HDFC Bank, ICICI Bank, State Bank of India and other banks allows direct payment from users bank account.
With Google Pay, it’ll be easier for you to use the payment information saved to your Google Account, so you can speed through checkout with peace of mind. Over the coming weeks, you’ll see Google Pay online, in store, and across Google products, as well as when you’re paying friends*.
“Over the past year, we’ve been working to make these experiences simpler, safer, and more consistent. We’re excited to announce we’ll be bringing together all the different ways to pay with Google, including Android Pay and Google Wallet, into a single brand: Google Pay,” Bhat wrote in the post.
Google Pay has already been rolled out on Airbnb, Dice, Fandango, HungryHouse, and Instacart, among other apps and websites.
Tez built for India, working on the vast majority of the country’s smartphones and available in English and seven Indian languages (Hindi, Bengali, Gujarati, Kannada, Marathi, Tamil, and Telugu).