Paytm is India’s digital mobile payment platform. It stands for ‘Pay Through Mobile‘ founded by Vijay Shekhar Sharma in the year 2010. Initially, they started as a mobile recharge website under his company called One97 Communications. Later, in 2013, the company added many new services like data-card, postpaid mobile and landline bill payment. Soon, Paytm registered user base grew and in 2017, Paytm became India’s first payment app to cross over 100 million app downloads.
Paytm makes life easier by enabling day-to-day tasks like recharging data cards, DTH, paying electricity/water/gas bills or booking flight/movie/bus tickets on one go. The company claims to have several crore users using their features with about 5 lac new users are adding daily.
To make payments through Paytm, all you need is simply transfer money into your Paytm wallet. There by you can easily make cashless payments even without internet connectivity. Today around 7 million retailers across India accept Paytm as a mode of payment, simply use QR codes with One Time Password (OTP) to pay them instantly.
Paytm is a payments and recharge app that is free to download from Google Play.
To use Paytm features, you require to add money to your Paytm wallet through debit card, credit card, net banking, IMPS, ATM.
After the disastrous demonetization that banned big notes, many people opted for paytm to pay for food, groceries and other shopping products. This is where Paytm wallet comes in handy.
Most businesses these days accept Paytm as a valid method of bill payment besides cards and cash.
Before you add money to Paytm wallet, you need to know whether there is a need for recharging Paytm. So you should check Paytm balance before you add money.
Here is how to check the Paytm Wallet Balance by SMS:
Simply open the phone’s message centre and SMS: Bal to 09880001234.
You can recharge your mobile number using Paytm either on Paytm website or Paytm App.
For Normal Recharges:
Open your Phone’s Message Centre
Then type” PAYTM < space > recharge amount” and send it to 09880001234
For Special Recharges:
Open your Phone’s Message Centre
Then type “PAYTM < space > recharge amount SPL” and send it to 09880001234
You can easily pay your electricity, Cable TV, Broadband, DTH, Landline and mobile phone bills on Paytm.
To Pay Electricity Bill through Paytm:
To Pay Mobile postpaid bill payment through Paytm:
Method to recharge your prepaid mobile is also the same.
To Pay DTH Payment through Paytm:
There are many ways to earn Paytm cash/coupon code using jus android smartphone and WIFI/data connection. Let’s learn a few ways below:
Data Buddy: This app lists surveys and other tasks, as once you complete those tasks you start getting money in your Paytm wallet. As soon as you invite a friend to join Data buddy app and register an account using a unique mobile number, you get 5rps credited. After their, first recharge after 24 hours of installation, you get required with another 10 rs.
NewsDog: This is the most popular news app, which can be downloaded and log in using the Facebook account and visit a profile tab. NewsDog offers Rs 10 per successful referral plus you earn 50 Rs free cash as a sign-up bonus.
Blub Smash: Blub Smash is another referral program via which you get Rs 10 signup bonus. This app also pays Rs 5 per friend you join using your referral code.
ShareIt: This is the most popular app used for sending and receiving photos, Videos and big files. ShareIt is also considered as ‘Top free tools’ app on Google play store. To earn via ShareIt simply open ‘ShareIt App’ and click on Lakhpot icon and tap on invitation code to earn up to Rs 4 per referral and the amount can be withdrawn directly into your Paytm wallet.
Pocket Money: Pocket Money is one of the most downloaded apps for earning free recharges. This app helps you easily transfer up to Rs 100 daily to Paytm and help you in earning free Paytm cash (max 300 Rs a week).
Ladoo App: This app helps to earn Paytm money by watching Ads, Videos & completing easy tasks. Simply sign up for Ladoo app and complete the task given, each task is assigned it fixed Paytm reward. After the given task has been successfully completed, the said amount will be credited to your Ladoo account.
Cash Panda: Cash Panda is another ‘free Paytm cash’ app with a tagline of ‘Where Money Rains’. Just like Ladoo app, Cash Panda also helps you to earn points by watching videos and completing other tasks. Sign up to the Cash Panda app and complete the designated tasks. Installing the Flipkart app lets you earn 400 points, while by installing PhonePe, you earn 150 points. Once can easily redeem your earn money and transfer the amount to your Paytm wallet.
Slide App: This is famous unlock your phone and earns Paytm rewards app. Here you can earn free Paytm cash by just unlocking your mobile phone. Get Rs. 5 as a referral point and Rs 10 as sign up point.
Fruit Tosser App: This app helps you to play games and earn free Paytm bonuses. The game is absolutely free and required no installation charges. You can either play the game online or offline, as and when you want.
Blub Smash Game: Just like Fruit Tosser App, Blub Smash game gets you Paytm cash for playing the game. They offer Rs. 5 for each referral made and Rs. 10 as a sign-up reward.
The company launched Paytm wallet, movies/events/amusement parks ticketing, as well as flight ticket booking and gift cards. The company launched Paytm wallet, movies/events/amusement parks ticketing, as well as flight ticket booking and gift cards.
This e-commerce payment platform allows you to transfer money into your Paytm wallet through credit/debit cards/net banking/ATM. Once you have money in your Paytm wallet, you can use it to buy goods from Paytm mall or pay to any merchandise or retailer offline.
One can pay money through Paytm in 3 ways, Listed below:
Step 1: Login your Paytm App and click on ‘Passbook’ icon on the home page.
Step 2: Click on “Send Money to Bank” option, and then on “Transfer”.
Step 3: Enter and submit the amount you wish to transfer.
Step 4: Fill all the required payment details like IFSC code, the name of the bank account holder etc.
Step 5: Click ‘send’ to make payment
Step 1: Login your Paytm App and click on ‘Pay’ option on the home page.
Step 2: Enter the mobile number of receiver (to whom you wish to transfer money, make sure the receiver should also be registered Paytm user)
Step 3: Enter the amount you wish to transfer and click send button.
One can easily transfer money from Paytm Wallet to any retailer/merchant by using QR code scanning and make payments.
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Paytm users can complete their KYC (know-your-customer) process either by direct Paytm app, by visit KYC centre or call Paytm helpline. Let’s check how to do Paytm KYC through app:
Now Paytm lets you create a bank account. With their Paytm Bank account, you invest money in FDs and get interest, debit card and transfer money to bank account without paying any extra charges. Unlike Paytm wallet which charges extra to transfer money from Paytm wallet to bank a/c.
If you want to become Paytm agent then:
You can also email Paytm @ firstname.lastname@example.org and email@example.com with your contact details to avoid delay.
Simply, download the Paytm for Business app to get your QR sticker code. For step by step process refer this article (How to become Paytm merchant).
Call Paytm executives for 24*7 support at the following numbers given below:
Paytm Customer Care Toll Free Number 1800-120-130
You can easily contact to Paytm customer care executive by following above customer care given. Refer to this article for all email ids and toll free number to reach Paytm customer service.
Paytm Twitter Support: Paytm Care (@Paytmcare) | Twitter.
No, Transaction history cannot be cleared or delete by the owner of account. Once your transaction is complete or failed it will be entry in passbook. So, there will be no option to delete order list.
One way, is you can send mail to Paytm or contact customer care support team (firstname.lastname@example.org) via call to delete your account permanently.
You can also delete your Paytm account via app:
Refer this article to close your Paytm account (How to delete Paytm account?)
To uninstall Paytm app from your smartphone simply, select Settings option from your app page or home screen. Tap on applications to find Paytm app and select uninstall button, to successfully delete the app.
This post was last modified on September 10, 2018 11:30 am