How to pay utility bills using Google Tez

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Pay bills using Tez
Pay bills using Tez

Google has announced that users can pay utility bills including water, electricity, mobile, broadband, landline, DTH and other utility bills using its payment app, Tez. For the unintended, Tez is a digital payment application that allows users to directly pay from their bank account and there is no need to open a separate account or reload money in a wallet. The payment app uses Unified Payments Interface (UPI) for this app.

Talking about the new features of the application, Tez now allows you to pay utility bills and it currently has 80 billers and the brand would surely add new billers in the near future as well. The working of the app is pretty simple. Once you complete the set up of Google Tez, here is how to make bill payments using the payment app from Google.

You can pay your bills including mobile, television, electricity, water and gas using Tez.

Note: If you don’t see any billers in your Tez app, this feature might not be available for you yet.

Add a biller account to Tez

  1. Check to make sure that your biller is supported by Tez.
  2. Open Tez .
  3. From the bottom of the screen, slide up.
  4. Tap New  type in the name of a biller.
  5. From the search results, tap the name of the biller Link account.
  6. Follow the instructions on the screen.
    • If you’re asked to enter your Customer ID, you can find it on your physical bill or e-bill.

Pay a bill

  1. Open Tez .
  2. From the bottom of the screen, slide up.
  3. Tap New.
  4. Type in the name of a biller.
  5. From the search results, tap the name of the biller Make payment.
  6. Select an account.
  7. You’ll see one of the following:
    • Pay a custom amount: Tap Make Payment and enter the amount that you’d like to pay.
    • Pay an available bill: On the bill, tap Pay Bill.
  8. Follow the instructions on the screen.
  9. When done, view the bill to confirm that the payment was successful.

Note: It usually takes up to 3 business days for payments to show up in your account.

View your bills

  1. Open Tez .
  2. From the bottom of the screen, slide up.
  3. Tap a biller. You’ll see a list with details of paid and pending bills, if any.

Check the status of your payment

  1. Open Tez .
  2. From the bottom of the screen, slide up.
  3. Tap a biller.
  4. Choose the bill payment.