Google has officially released its mobile payments app for the Indian market — Google Tez. The name of the app, translating to fast, is available on the Play Store as well as the Apple App Store. The new Google Tez app can be used to pay for movie tickets, utility bills, and make other transactions online.
This is Google’s first big foray into mobile payments in India. Tez will work with all banks that support Unified Payments Interface (UPI), which is backed by the National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI).
For money transfers, there is a limit of ₹1,00,000 in one day across all UPI apps, and 20 transfers in one day.
– Transfer directly to your bank account. Simply link your account to Tez over UPI and instantly transfer money from bank to bank.
– Know your money is secure. With Google’s multi layered security and 24/7 protection by Tez Shield, you can make payments and transfer amounts both big and small, with confidence.
– With Tez’s Cash Mode, you can instantly send or receive payments to anyone nearby without sharing personal details like your phone number or bank account.
Use Tez for All Your Payment Needs
+ Pay and receive money directly from your bank accounts
Tez works with your existing bank account*, 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 works with all banks in India that support UPI.
+ Pay your friends and family anywhere anytime
Use Tez for daily transactions and also larger transfers easily. You can pay or receive money from anyone who has the Tez App or any other UPI supported app by simply selecting them from your contacts list or by entering their UPI ID.
+ Multiple layers of security from your bank, UPI, and Google
Your money is secure with Tez Shield working 24/7 to help detect fraud, prevent hacking, and verify your identity. Each transaction is secured with your UPI PIN and the app is secured with a Google PIN or fingerprint.
+ Transfer money to anyone nearby
Use Cash Mode to securely send money to people nearby without sharing private details like your phone number.
+ Made for India
Tez works with all major Indian banks and with a vast majority of smartphones, so you can pay or get paid by almost anyone. Tez offers language support for English, Hindi, Bengali, Gujarati, Kannada, Marathi, Tamil, and Telugu. To establish an account and to use Tez, you must be in India, have an Indian bank account and an Indian mobile number.
+ Get Rewarded
Get Tez Scratch Cards (TM) in the app and be eligible to win up to ₹1,000 with each eligible transaction. Plus, your weekly transactions** enroll you in Tez’s Lucky Sundays contest where you could win ₹1 lakh every week.
**Transactions must be ₹50 or more per user. See full Tez Offers Terms and Conditions for all details.
+ Paying in shops is easier than ever!
The chaiwala nearby, your milk delivery service or even your favorite salon can now accept payments on the spot with Cash Mode. Pay instantly and get quick payment confirmation all while keeping your personal and bank details private.
Small business owner? Use Tez with your current account to start accepting digital payments***. Get paid directly to your bank account instantly.
***Merchants with individual current accounts can receive up to ₹50,000 per month with UPI with no fees. Beyond that, your bank may charge fees or may impose additional requirements.
+ Pay online with Tez
Tez makes it faster and more secure to pay on apps and websites – anywhere UPI is accepted. When you checkout, look for the Tez logo or use your Tez UPI ID.