Amazon has announced an extension to its Amazon Pay service in the form of Amazon Pay UPI on Android in partnership with Axis Bank. With this new feature now live, Android users will be able to link their bank account to their Amazon Pay app via an Axis Bank generated UPI ids. Amazon Pay UPI allows the e-retailer customers to link their bank accounts directly with the Amazon Pay App, which will then act as a direct payment option for all shopping on Amazon.in.
The Amazon Pay UPI ID also extends itself beyond Amazon’s online retail and allows you to pay for other things like recharges and bill payments, similar to the services offered by other third-party UPI apps. The company states that this will help its users make fast, easy and secure payments directly from their bank account. People can also use the Amazon Pay UPI feature to make payments for recharges and bill payments.
The new feature will help users pay for their purchases, bills and recharges easily without the need of inputting a CVV, OTP and net-banking details. Amazon states that this feature will be protected by their mobile device verification process and a UPI PIN. The company says it will continue to leverage the UPI platform to launch new features in the future, which will help simplify customer experience and expand into new use cases.
Amazon Pay digital wallet was launched back in 2017 in India. If you wish to try using the new Amazon Pay UPI feature, you can simply do so by logging into the Amazon app on your Android smartphone and choosing UPI as your payment method.