For the convenience and ease of customers, Paytm has now added a new feature of UPI AutoPay for recurring bills, utility services and OTT platforms. The users can now set automatic monthly payments for recurring use cases including bill payments, utility recharge, loan repayment, mutual fund investments, content subscription, grocery purchases, housing society payments, membership fees, etc.
The UPI AutoPay feature allows individuals to automate the monthly payments of a fixed amount that will be deducted from the account on a particular date. Users can use this service for paying bills, availing content subscriptions, utility services, etc. UPI AutoPay is a brilliant initiative taken by NPCI that lets its customers make recurring payments using UPI-linked bank accounts.
Let’s read further to know how to use Paytm UPI AutoPay for online recharge and bill payment.
How to Do Paytm Wallet Top-up Using Paytm UPI AutoPay?
Paytm wallet is a secure and RBI-approved mobile/digital wallet that can be used for multiple purposes. It is like digital cash that can be used for any kind of consumer payment. The users can add money to the Paytm wallet through UPI, internet banking, debit/credit card. Let’s read further to know how to top-up Paytm wallet using Paytm UPI AutoPay:
Step 1- Download the Paytm app on your mobile phone. Create an account by signing up using the email ID
Step2- Once the account is verified through a one-time password (OTP), the users can add money to the wallet.
Step 3- Go to ‘Payment Setting’ and click on the option of ‘Automatic Payments & Subscriptions’
Step 4- Choose the option of ‘Add Money’ from ‘Set a New Automatic Payment’
Step 5– Set up ‘Automatic Add Money’. By using Paytm wallet UPI AutoPay the users can automatically choose to add Rs.500, Rs.1000, Rs.2000 or Rs.5000 and click on the proceed button
Step 6- Select an option to pay. The user can add money to the wallet through debit/credit card, UPI or net banking
Step 7- Click on ‘Pay Rs.1 to Subscribe’. Once the payment is done successfully, the amount will be added to the wallet.
The user can save card details or bank UPI details for easier and faster transactions.
How to do Mobile Bill Payment Using Paytm UPI AutoPay?
The users can do mobile recharge by using the Paytm UPI AutoPay. Let’s take a look at the step-by-step process to do mobile recharge using Paytm UPI AutoPay:
Step1- Go to ‘Payment Setting’ and click on the option of ‘Automatic Payments & Subscriptions’
Step 2- Click on ‘Recharge and Bill Payment’
Step 3- Choose the option of ‘Mobile Postpaid’
Step 3- Enter the mobile number, Paytm app auto-detects the operator. Click on the ‘Proceed’ button
Step 4- Choose from the ‘Mobile Bill Amount’ option and click on the ‘Proceed’ button
Step 4- The users can make the mobile bill payment using the UPI AutoPay. Once the payment is done after entering the UPI PIN, the user will receive the notification
How to do Electricity Bill Payment Using Paytm UPI AutoPay?
Paying electricity bills online on Paytm is a simple and easy process. The whole process of electricity bill payment is very convenient and takes a few moments. Follow these steps to make an online electricity bill payment using the Paytm UPI AutoPay-
Step 1- Go to the ‘Payment Setting’ and click on Automatic Payments and Subscriptions’
Step 2- Click on ‘Recharge and Bill Payment’
Step 3- Select the bill type “Electricity’
Step 4- Choose the respective state and electricity board
Step 5- Enter the Customer Identification Number ( also known as CA number, account number, consumer number, etc) and mobile number click on ‘Proceed’. The users can check sample electricity bills to know where to find the customer identification number
Step 6- choose the UPI Autopay mode of payment and proceed with the payment
Step 7- Once the user enters the UPI PIN and once the payment is successfully completed, he/she will receive a notification of the electricity bill
How to Pay for Gas Bills Using Paytm UPI AutoPay?
The users can easily pay gas bills in a simple and hassle-free way by using Paytm UPI AutoPay. Follow these steps to pay for gas bills using the Paytm UPI AutoPay-
Step 1- Go to the section of ‘Recharge and Bill Payment’ on the Paytm app
Step 2- Click on the option of ‘Piped Gas’
Step 3- Choose the operator
Step 4- Enter the gas connection details such as LPG ID/Customer No
Step 5- Click on the ‘Proceed’ button
Step 6- Choose the ‘UPI Autopay’ mode of payment and proceed with the payment
Step 7- Once the user enters the UPI PIN and once the payment is successfully completed, he/she will receive a notification of gas bill payment or confirmation regarding gas cylinder booking
How to Buy Digi Gold on Paytm Using Paytm UPI AutoPay?
Let’s take a look at the step by step process to buy Paytm Digi Gold using Paytm UPI Autopay-
Step 1- Go to the ‘Payment Settings’ and choose the option of ‘Automatic Payment and Subscriptions’
Step 2- Click on the option of ‘Gold’. You will be redirected to the ‘Paytm Gold’ page
Step 3- Enter the amount you want to invest and choose the installment schedule (either monthly or weekly)
Step 4- Click on the ‘Proceed’ button or ‘Update Savings Plan’
Step 5- The user can choose an option to pay either by using Paytm wallet, Paytm Payments Bank, Bank UPI, or UPI Autopay
Step 6- By using the UPI Autopay option, the user can complete the payment process
Step 7- Once the payment is done successfully, the user will receive the notification of activation of the gold savings plan
Wrapping it Up!
Paytm saves the customer identification number and other required information so that one doesn’t have to look for it repeatedly every time they make payment. Moreover, by using the Paytm UPI AutoPay option, users can make recharge and bill payments simply and conveniently.