How to transfer money from Airtel wallet to Google Pay: everything you need to know

Kariuki Maina
By Kariuki Maina 4 Min Read

There is now an extremely straightforward method for sending money to loved ones anywhere in the world. Transfer funds quickly to an Airtel e-wallet using mobile money. Learn everything you need to know about Google Pay and how to move money from your Airtel wallet to it!

Airtel: service presentation

Indian telecommunications provider Airtel has operations in 17 nations, the majority of which are in Africa.

Prepaid mobile phones make up a lot of the phones on the Airtel network. This means that before they can make calls, send texts, or use their data, users must purchase airtime, also known as talk-time or mobile credit.

Typically, Airtel phone airtime is topped off with a scratch card or pin number, both of which can be purchased at local stores; however, this method is not always convenient.

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Airtel Money : how does it work?

Airtel provides the option to directly receive funds on an Airtel Money wallet (without having to open a bank account).

Airtel Money is a safe electronic service that lets people who have an Airtel Money wallet use their mobile phones to store money, send and receive money, pay for things, and do a lot of other things.

Airtel Money accounts receive funds instantly. All that is required of you is to ensure that the recipient already has an Airtel Money account. You will need the Mobile Money number of the recipient.

Typically, transfers to a mobile wallet occur immediately, day or night. The transfer doesn’t require the recipient to travel to receive it.

The useful trick is that you can send and receive money across networks with Airtel Money. You can also send Airtel Money to subscribers in Kenya, Uganda, Rwanda, Malawi, South Africa, Zambia, the United Kingdom, the United States, the United Arab Emirates, Qatar, Oman, and Saudi Arabia directly to an Airtel Money wallet.

All the rates of Airtel Money

Rates for Airtel Money vary based on the country of the recipient and the currency that is transferred.

Here are some examples of Airtel Money Zambia charges:

Amount Charges
K1 – K150 K2.50
K150.01 – K300 K5
K300.01 – K500 K10
K500.01 – K1000 K20
K1000.01 – K3000 K30
K3000.01 – K5000 K50
K5000.01 – K10000 K100

How to transfer money from Airtel wallet to Google Pay?

Google Pay is an application from the Google group that lets you use your phone as a credit card to pay for things directly.

To make payments, the user can link his bank account to the Google Pay app, but he can also link it to a mobile money wallet! However, opening an Airtel Payments Bank Account is the first step. It’s simple to do at any Airtel Banking Point.

Then, to add your Airtel bank account to Google Pay, follow these steps:

  • Open Google pay.
  • In the top right corner, click on the three dots.
  • A new page will appear, here tap on ‘Payment Methods’.
  • It will direct you to a new page here, click on ‘Add Bank Account’.
  • Numerous options will be displayed, choose your ‘Bank name’ from the list.
  • After selecting a bank, a pop-up will appear, tap ‘Allow’.
  • Another pop-up will appear showing the account link, click ‘Ok’.
  • A verification SMS will be sent; after that, your mobile number will be verified and after that your account. It is totally an automated process.
  • After verification, a new page will be displayed. Now tap on ‘Enter UPI PIN’ to link the New Bank account.

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