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Tez - Google Payments App for India

The tech giant Google has launched its payment app "Tez" for android on Play Store and for iOS on App Store today to make a foray into mobile payment sector in India. Google Tez app is very similar to Indian Government's BHIM app. The app allows users to make financial transactions like sending or receiving payments directly into the bank account as well as allows users to pay utility bills. The app allows user to pay using phone number, account number, QR code or UPI (Unified Payments Interface) ID.

Since Tez is UPI based payments app therefore to make payments like send money or receive money users must have to link their bank account to Tez over UPI and then transfer money instantly. Tez also supports English, Hindi, Bengali, Gujarati, Kannada, Marathi, Tamil and Telugu languages.

How to Use Google Tez App

Android users can download Google Tez app from Google Play Store and iOS users can download it from App Store. After installation, it asks your phone number to very the account through SMS.

After successfully verified, the app asks you to enter Google PIN for additional security. Users can also their pattern lock or finger print for another layer of security. Once you did the above steps the app is ready to use.

How to Add Bank Account to Tez

After installation and generation of  Google PIN users need to add their bank account with Tez to make transactions like transfer fund or receive payments from some one. To add bank account users need to tap +ADD BANK ACCOUNT located just below your profile name. After that tap add account number to verify your account through sms which cost depending on your tariff plan.

Once you verified your mobile number, tap proceed button and the you will able to see your account. If your mobile number is linked with multiple account, all the account details will be displayed. Select the desired account and enter the last six digit of the ATM / Debit card and expiry date. If your ATM does not have expiry date just enter 0149 and tap proceed button. Once your account is linked with Tez, you are able to send and receive money using this app.

Steps to Transfer Money with Tez app

In this steps I am going to show you how to transfer money using Tez application to a person who does not use this application.

Step 1. At first launch Tez application on your mobile phone and then tap on New or Pay using phone or account number or UPI ID.

Step 2. After launching Tez application, tap on Account Number. 


Step 3. After that you need to enter the bank details like Recipient name, Account number, IFSC code of the account holder whom you want to send money. After entering recipient details tap on Proceed.
Step 4. Now you need to enter the amount that you want to send and then tap on the arrow sign. Before taping on arrow sign, you can type the remarks or leave it blank.
Step 5. Now you just need to tap Proceed to Pay. Once you tap on it, the amount has been transferred to the receiver's account.

Cash mode of Google Tez app allows to transfer money (Pay and Receive) quickly with nearby Tez users using the audio instead of sharing phone number.

Earn Rewards

Google Tez also allows users to invite friends on Tez and rewards of them Rs. 51 when your referral make their first transaction. Users need to follow the steps to share their link.

Step 1. Launch Tez app

Step 2. Tap on Offers

Step 3. Again tap the image icon and tap INVITE FRIENDS

Step 4.  Now you need to choose the desired social to share the link.

Users can invite as many people as they want but the offer is limited to 1st April, 2018 and Rs. 9,000/- in a year. For the first week, every payments made above Rs. 50/- will give you a scratch card and if you are lucky you may win a lucky draw of Rs. 1,00,000/-.