Airtel Payment Bank get UPI integration

Airtel has integrated the Unified Payments Interface (UPI) on its digital payment platform -  Airtel Payments Bank, making it the first payment bank in India to do so. With UPI integration, the telecom operator is aiming at making secure digital payments and instant money transfers easy for its customers.

Using Airtel Payments Bank, customers can make secure digital payments to online and offline merchants from their smartphones. It also allows customers to make instant money transfers to any bank account in India. For UPI based payments and transfers, Customers don't have to provide personal details like bank account or phone number, instead create custom IDs.

How to create Airtel Payments Bank UPI account:
  • Customers need to update their My Airtel App
  • Select UPI from the ‘Bank’ section
  • Verify using SMS
  • Create personalized handle name (E.g.: mobile no@airtel). Default will the customer’s mobile number
After creating the Airtel Payments Bank UPI account, customers can link their Airtel Payments Bank savings accounts to any of their UPI handles on popular apps such as BHIM or UPI apps of other banks.

Using the MyAirtel App (Bank section), customers can scan any UPI QR code for making merchant payments. Online and offline merchants can use Airtel Payments Bank as a payment mode to accept payments  seamlessly from their customers. 

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