Google Pay (Gpay): News

10 May 2024


How to reset your UPI PIN using BHIM app

The Unified Payments Interface (UPI) has revolutionized digital transactions, providing ease and convenience.

01 May 2024


Deleting your Google Pay transaction history: A step-by-step guide

Google Pay, a leading UPI app in India, offers seamless transactions and unmatched convenience.

28 Apr 2024


Google Pay introduces 'Open Wallet' shortcut: Know its significance

Google Pay, the popular digital wallet platform, has recently introduced a new feature called the "Open Wallet" shortcut.

NPCI to outline methods for enforcing 30% UPI market limit

The National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI) has set a 30% cap on Unified Payments Interface (UPI) market share, leaving the industry in anticipation.

17 Apr 2024


NPCI plans to counter PhonePe, Google's dominance in UPI payments

India's National Payments Corporation (NPCI), the regulatory body for the Unified Payments Interface (UPI) mobile payment system, is planning strategic discussions with various fintech startups.

16 Apr 2024


Google Wallet prepares for Indian launch with local integrations

Google Wallet, the digital wallet platform, is gearing up for its debut in India.

Amid Paytm crisis, Google Pay expands its UPI soundbox

Google Pay is gearing up to expand its SoundPod service for merchants throughout India in the coming months, following a successful limited pilot last year.

17 Jan 2024


Forget forex! You can pay abroad using Google Pay UPI

Google Pay and India's National Payments Corporation (NPCI) have teamed up to expand the reach of Unified Payments Interface (UPI) beyond India's borders.

02 Jan 2024


Tata Pay gets payment aggregator license: Why it is significant

The Tata Group's digital payments app, Tata Payments, has been granted a payment aggregator (PA) license by the Reserve Bank of India (RBI), reports the Economic Times (ET).

Inactive UPI accounts to be deactivated from January 1

Starting January 1, UPI accounts that haven't been used for a year or more will be deactivated, according to a circular from the National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI).

NPCI to disable inactive UPI IDs by December 31

The National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI) has mandated that payment apps disable UPI IDs that have been inactive for over a year by December 31, 2023.

19 Oct 2023


Google Pay introduces sachet loans for small businesses in India

Google India has announced sachet loans on the Google Pay app, designed to support small businesses across the nation.

UPI innovation rolled out to make online transactions faster

A new UPI plugin innovation has PhonePe/Google Pay on edge.

How to activate and use UPI Lite on Google Pay

Google Pay (GPay) has introduced UPI Lite in India, which allows you to make faster payments for small amounts, without having to enter the UPI PIN to make the transaction.

07 Jun 2023


Google Pay now allows Aadhaar-based verification for UPI activation

Google Pay has joined hands with the National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI), to permit registration for UPI using Aadhaar-based authentication.

23 May 2023


Google Pay launches RuPay credit card-based UPI to rival PhonePe

PhonePe and Google Pay are the two dominant forces in India's UPI space. While the former has been making moves to enhance its superiority, Google has been awfully quiet over the past few months.

24 Apr 2023


PhonePe's localized app store to challenge Google's dominance: Here's how

Walmart-backed PhonePe is India's leading UPI payments app. In the UPI space, it battles with Google Pay, which is the second-most popular UPI app in the country.

09 Apr 2023


Is Google really giving cashback rewards to Pixel users

Pixel smartphone users are receiving money from Google.

18 Jan 2023


Google launches its own UPI soundbox; piloting in select locations

With Indians embracing UPI payments wholeheartedly, busy point-of-sale activity is a regular sight in Indian shops. It is hard to keep a track of UPI transactions with the usual hustle and bustle in India.

30 Jun 2022


Top 5 Gmail tips and tricks everyone should know

For many working professionals, a large part of the day is consumed while managing emails on Gmail.

12 May 2021


Now, Google Pay US users can transfer money to India

The latest feature upgrade to Google Pay has made it attractive for US users who send money abroad. The internet conglomerate's payments app now offers international money transfers.

12 Mar 2021


Google Pay plans to monetize users' transaction data in India

Payments app Google Pay could monetize the transaction data of users on the app. Google said an app update coming to Play Store next week will ask users if they wish to share data with the company.

20 Jan 2021


PhonePe beats Google Pay, becomes top UPI app

According to the data recently released by National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI), the Walmart-backed Unified Payments Interface (UPI) app PhonePe has topped the charts for December. The parameters include transaction volume as well as total value of the transactions for the month.

19 Nov 2020


Google Pay gets major redesign; here's what has changed

The Google Pay app has been redesigned with a special focus on personal finance.

10 Nov 2020


India launches antitrust investigation against Google over payments app

The Competition Commission of India (CCI) on Monday ordered a probe against tech giant Google over alleged abuse of its dominant position in its app store to promote its payments service.

30 Aug 2020


Now, Google Pay is bringing NFC-based card payments in India

Last year in September, Google announced the plan to introduce tokenized cards in Google Pay, its dedicated service for peer-to-peer transfers.

25 Jun 2020


Google Pay could soon start offering loans to small businesses

Google Pay, the payments arm operated by Google, may soon start offering business loans to small and medium enterprises (SMEs) in India.

20 Apr 2020


After Apple, Google reportedly planning to launch its own card

In the age of digital payments and peer-to-peer transfers, third-party smart cards, promising plenty of benefits and user-facing features, are becoming increasingly popular.

15 Apr 2020


How to find stores selling essential goods via Google Pay

As the COVID-19 situation continues to evolve in India, Google is doing everything it can to help people hit by the crisis.

24 Feb 2020


Fintech start-up BharatPe secures $75 million in funding: Details here

BharatPe, a fintech start-up helping small Indian businesses and merchants go digital, has secured $75 million in a Series C round of funding.

25 Dec 2019


New Google Pay offer: Collect these stamps, win Rs. 2,020

The stamps are back on Google Pay!

11 Dec 2019


Digital payments giant PhonePe raises $82.5 million: Details here

PhonePe, a Flipkart-owned company that offers a payment platform to transfer money instantly, has raised $82.5 million in funding.

30 Nov 2019


Soon, Google Pay might let you gift gold online

Months after launching the option to invest in digital gold, Google Pay, the India-based payment arm of internet giant Google, is working to introduce the ability to gift gold as well.

31 Aug 2019


#TechBytes: How to start using Google Pay

Following the Indian government's Digital India push and the launch of a Unified Payments Interface, Google debuted a service called Tez to make instant payments from bank accounts.

13 Aug 2019


Now, you can sign into some Google services without password

In a bid to make sign-ins more secure (and convenient), Google is making some of its services password-less.

30 Jul 2019


Why Truecaller enrolled users for its payments service without permission

Leading Caller ID company Truecaller is again in the middle of a crisis, this time due to a bug that started enrolling users automatically for its payments service.

04 Jul 2019


Chrome will autofill card details even without syncing data

Chrome has long been offering autofill capabilities to save users from the pain of entering information manually on forms/web pages.

19 Jun 2019


Now, play Google Pay 'cricket' to win Rs. 3,300

Google's UPI-based payments platform Google Pay has introduced a new promotion game in India.

12 Apr 2019


Now, invest in 24-karat gold on Google Pay: Here's how

In a major move, Google Pay has added gold investment into its wide-ranging offerings.

24 Mar 2019


Soon, Google Pay will let you invest in 24k gold

In a major development, Google Pay, the UPI-based payments platform from Google, will soon let you invest in 99.99% pure 24 karat gold.

20 Mar 2019


Here's how to book train tickets via Google Pay app

Google Pay in India now lets you book, cancel and check the status of train tickets in India.

17 Dec 2018


Xiaomi announces festive sale: Best deals on smartphones, Mi TVs

Xiaomi has announced its festive "No. 1 Mi Fan Sale" which starts from December 19.

26 Oct 2018


Is Google working on a paid app subscription service?

Google Play Store offers a massive selection of free apps but also charges a certain price for select games and apps.

29 Sep 2018


Uber users can now pay via Google Pay, earn cashback

Google's dedicated payments platform, Google Pay, has now been integrated with Uber, giving the ride-hailing service's customers an additional payment option to use.

29 Aug 2018


New Google Pay app to offer Indians quick loans

On Tuesday, Google announced that it would be partnering with a bunch of Indian banks to bring instant quick loans to the masses as part of its Next Billion Users initiative.

10 Jul 2018


Google Pay now supports peer-to-peer payments, mobile ticketing

Google is rolling out a bunch of updates on its Google Pay platform.

24 Mar 2018


Users can send money on Google Pay through voice commands

Google has rolled out a capability that allows users in the US to transact via Google Pay simply by giving voice commands to Google Assistant.

10 Jan 2018


"Google Pay" launched; will arrive on India's Google Tez, too

Google has announced it is integrating all its digital payments services, including the Android Pay and Google Wallet, under a new, unified one called "Google Pay".