Updated at August 9, 2017:
Recharge is now live on Amazon India desktop and in Amazon mobile app. You can find the mobile recharge option in Amazon mobile app under ‘Amazon Pay’ option in menu. On desktop you can find it under Amazon Pay in your account.
Our original story from Tuesday, February 6, 2018, follows:
Amazon India is pushing its wallet limits further by adding more and more features. Soon you will be able to do mobile recharges on Amazon India with instant wallet payment. The feature is now in beta stage, let’s see how to signup for this program to avail early bird offers.
It’s been only a week since Amazon’s Pay balance implemented the money feature which is more than just gift balance. Now they have plans to implement recharge feature to their wallet. As per the current leaks, you can perform prepaid recharges, but they will probably add bill payment by the launch time. You can do recharges instantly with Amazon Pay Balance and also with credit, debit, or net banking. Offers like instant discount with promo code and cashback as Pay balance will also be there. Sign up now to the beta program and avail exciting prizes on your first recharge [link]. Update: Recharge is now live on desktop [link] and in Amazon mobile app underpay balance.
Features of Amazon Mobile Recharge
- Instant payment with Amazon pay balance.
- Cashback on recharges as Amazon pay balance.
- Instant discount promo codes.
- Prepaid and expected bill payment facility.
- View past recharges under orders, but no invoice for the time being.
This feature now adds one more use to Amazon pay balance. Currently, the pay balance can be used in combination with other payment instruments for placing orders on Amazon and partner sites. It also lets you avail cashback benefits and instant refunds on regular and cash on delivery orders.
Features of Amazon Pay Balance Wallet
- Balance now includes Money which you can transfer to the bank.
- Money in Pay wallet never expires.
- You can shop in Amazon and partner sites with Wallet balance.
- Pay balance can now be used for recharges.
By adding more features to their wallet and benefits to its users, Amazon is in tight competition with other players. However, there are no updates regarding the implementation of features like bank transfer facility and UPI. We can expect the same in coming months. So, are you planning to join the beta recharge program? also let us know if you were lucky enough to grab the early bird offers, Peace!