Amazon is seeking to enable the option to purchase Google Play recharge codes through Amazon Pay. This new option is being shown to a few users on the desktop site. However, it is not for everyone. Amazon may test a small number of new options extensively before opening it to everyone. The ability to purchase Google Play recharge codes has been available on websites such as Freecharge, Paytm and MobiKwik for some time.
Few Amazon users in India now see the Google Play top-up option in the Amazon Pay section. This new option is only displayed on the website, not yet in the app. The staff of gadget 360 rarely see this new button. This new option is located in the “Expenses, Bill Payment” category next to the “Municipal Tax” button. It works in the same way as all other websites, which means users will have to enter the mobile phone number associated with the Google account, enter the amount required for the purchase and make the payment. These users will then receive the Google Play recharge code via SMS and email.
Buyers can then use these Google Play recharge codes to purchase digital content from the Google Play store. This includes paid apps, movies, games, music, e-books and more. If you are one of the few options, go to Amazon to view that option. For those of you who do not have access rights, you will be redirected to the homepage. We have contacted Amazon to clarify when to provide Google Play recharge codes to all users. We will update the report after receiving the response.
By adding Google Play recharge options, Amazon Pay is expected to expand its payment business. It already provides users with the following options: mobile recharge, pay electricity bills, recharge DTH accounts, pay credit card bills, order gas cylinders or pay for pipeline gas, and pay insurance premiums. Amazon Pay also allows users to pay water bills, municipal taxes, broadband and landline phone bills. It is not clear when the Google Play top-up option will be available to all Amazon Pay users.
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