Call 1800 1800 1234 and make payments through Paytm even without an internet connection.
Good news for all non-smartphone users, they can go cashless even without a smartphone.
Paytm on Tuesday announced a toll-free number (180018001234) to enable offline transaction between consumers and merchants.
The feature will enable Paytm to tap into a new section of consumers as previously, internet connection was a basic requirement for Paytm users to pay or receive money instantly and to recharge their mobile phones.
Speaking on the announcement, Nitin Misra, senior vice president, Paytm said, “We are committed to enabling more and more Indians to be able to transact digitally. The launch of our new toll free payment number is another significant step in that direction. This will allow even non-smartphone users across India go cashless.”
How to use Paytm for offline Payments with this new toll free-numbers?
To use this service, as a first step, Paytm customers and merchants must set their 4 Digit Paytm PIN on call. They can then enter the recipient’s mobile number, amount and their Paytm PIN to successfully transfer the money from their Paytm wallet to another Paytm wallet. Please note, that you will need an existing Paytm account to use this service. You must call this Toll-Free number from your mobile number registered with Paytm.”
Paytm also recently announced the Peer to Peer Payment system for merchants, which gives small and medium businesses the ability to accept credit and debit card payments through the Paytm app.
Hope, the initiative taken by Paytm is one of a major boom towards towards PM Narendra Modi’s cashless steps fulfilling the Digital India vision.