Paytm's Inbox feature introduced: Private Conversations, Group Chats

04 November, 2017, 01:13 | Author: Barbara Daniel
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The feature has been announced in a blog post by Paytm.

With this new service, Paytm clearly meant to counter Facebook-owned messaging app, WhatsApp upcoming payment feature which is ay final stages of testing.

Paytm, India " s largest mobile wallet platform has now introduced an all-new in-app messaging feature called "Inbox'.

Since the demonetisation of Rs. 1,000 currency notes in India, a lot of mobile payments and money transfer apps have received attention, especially Paytm.

"We have realised that besides making payments, our users and merchants also like to communicate with each other". They can also request and send money at the time from Inbox.

Indian electronic payment and e-commerce brand whose name is an acronym for "Payment Through Mobile" - Paytm launched another smart feature which is named as Paytm's Inbox which lets users chat as well as make transactions.

"This will make payments easier, as everyone from individuals to local retail stores to home-based entrepreneurs can now interact and initiate payments on-the-go", added the company.

The PayTm has said that the people using the PayTm app can create a group and users can send/request money within the group. You can also send photos and videos instantly, share live location, capture and share moments with the built-in camera feature.

The Paytm Inbox feature will also include notifications, where users will be able to see cashback offers available across categories. Updates regarding your orders will also show up inside Inbox, and the company has showcased a good integration of all its existing services into Inbox for a more satisfying experience. Paytm Inbox will be an advanced version of Paytm Lifafa.

Similar to Whatsapp "WhatsApp "Delete for Everyone", Paytm Inbox offers users to recall their messages -whether to one person or a group by using the using 'Delete for All". "Having said that, unlike WhatsApp" seven-minute deadline, there's no deadline in recalling the message in Paytm though. The new "Inbox" aspect, which was initially launched in August, is originally available on Android, which accounts for the immensity of Paytm's claimed 200 million users and not iOS.



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