After demonetization of Rs. 500 and Rs. 1000 notes, the Indian government is suggesting citizens of the country to start adopting cashless transactions. This is the reason e-Wallets have now become an important part of our daily life. If you have not yet started using any e-Wallet, you must start using the one. FreeCharge is a popular and one of the India’s fastest growing digital wallets that help you in doing cashless transactions online and offline.
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Freecharge is an e-Wallet service that lets you pay at different places quickly and safely. It is a single place for mobile recharge, metro recharge, DTH recharge, bill payments and payments on different online and offline stores.
It claims to support over 100,000+ online and offline merchants including Snapdeal, Swiggy, Bookmyshow, Zomato, Shoppers Stop, McDonald’s, Cafe Coffee Day, IOCL, IRCTC, Jet Airways, HPCL, Bata and more. So you do not need cash to pay if you have the Freecharge account with balance.
Paying with Freecharge is quicker than any other mode. In less than 10 seconds, you can pay to others using Freecharge.
The freecharge app is fast and easy to use. You will surely like the theme of the app and the way it works.
How to Download?
The freecharge mobile app is available on web and Android, iOS or Windows Phone platforms. You can use the links given below.
After downloading, you need to create an account on the service. Associate your primary number and email address with the account to register. Your phone number will be used to pay you instantly using Freecharge wallet.
After logging-in, you can access the app that has options to pay the bill, recharge prepaid mobile phone and more.
How to add money to Freecharge wallet?
Adding money to Freecharge wallet is easy. On the main page of the app, it shows option ‘Add Money’. Just tap on it. Enter the amount and tap on ‘Add money’ button. After this step, you can either pay using credit/debit card or net banking.
How to pay or send money using Freecharge wallet?
This process is also as simple as adding money to Freecharge wallet. Just tap on ‘Pay or send’ option on the home screen and you see multiple options to pay. You can either pay using the mobile phone number or scan QR code.
You can see the screenshot below to have an idea of payment options.
Payments on Freecharge are instant and the recipient will receive the money within the fraction of seconds. Freecharge also calls it ‘SpeedPay’.
Features that make Freecharge different than other e-Wallets
Chat & Pay
Freecharge added Chat & Pay feature earlier this year in march. It enables two Freecharge users char and make transactions instantly using Freecharge wallet.
This option is easy to use. You only need to click on the chat icon/second tab and select a contact from your contact list.
Freecahrge on WhatsApp
Freecharge on WhatsApp is a unique feature that allows users to send and receive money in a secure way in less than 10 seconds through WhatsApp. You just need to enable this feature from the setting menu and then turn it on in Accessibility option of your phone.
Freecharge has a separate section for the donation that makes it easier for you do donate for a good cause. Tap on donate and see the options available. Select any option to donate and enter the final amount. Freecharge will donate on your behalf and will deduct the amount from your Freecharge balance.
Split Bill is another interesting feature that helps you a lot. If you are going out with your friends or your colleagues, one personal can pay and then Split the bill with the friend via FreeCharge. Bachelors will surely take interest in this feature.
On the Go Pin
On the Go Pin is another interesting feature of Freecharge. It generates four-digit #OnTheGo Pin that flashes on “Pay to Merchant” section in your FreeCharge app. It helps in finishing the transactions on offline stores quickly.
Now you know the benefits of Freecharge and why should you start using this e-Wallet for your online and offline shopping. Freecharge is easy to use and offers the big discount. As the service is acceptable in most of the online and offline stores, you should start using this before it is too late.
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