Google has included support for Unified Payments Interface (UPI)- based online payments against buys made using the Google Play Store. The company had first uncovered insights concerning this integration at May 2019’s Google I/O developer conference, where it had expressed that help for India’s fastest developing payment medium will before long be utilized on Google’s official software store also. Presently, users can buy games, profitability and entertainment apps, and the sky is the limit from there, by basically connecting their particular UPI IDs to their Play Store accounts.
What is UPI & Why Google Start Supporting UPI Payment Mode-
UPI, short for Unified Payments Interface, is an activity and facility offered by the Government of India to advance the utilization of digital payment solutions in the nation. With UPI, clients can transfer a limited measure of money immediately between ledgers. While this sum may not be adequate for medium and enormous scale businesses to use as their essential mechanism for exchanging funds, it works out very well for smaller companies just as for clients who are executing in smaller sums.
Modes of Payment that Google Play Store Supported yet
Google Play Store in India at present supports credit cards, debit cards, net banking, carrier billing using Airtel and Vodafone, Google Play Gift Cards and Google Play Balance (through different methods like Google Rewards). With Google Play Store v16.3.37, users have started spotting UPI as a choice.
Having UPI as an option extends the courses through which users would now be able to buy apps on the Play Store. Right now, upwards of 141 banks in India give UPI services, so clients need not share their card details straightforwardly with Google, and instead manage with their UPI ID. UPI still requires a PIN to finish the transaction, however as far as possible permitted by the service reduces the quantum of maltreatment, if there is an opportunity of it. Since most transaction on the Google Play Store falls inside this point of confinement, users ought to have no issue acquiring apps and other content, while yet holding their genuine feelings of serenity.