How to Use Banking Features on WhatsApp Using Airtel Payments Bank


As compared to a decade ago, banking has taken a complete turn in terms of convenience and timing. To make it more viable, banks are now taking the help of platforms like WhatsApp. The latest addition to this service is Airtel Payments Bank. Accessing services from Airtel Payments Bank is as easy as adding a new phone number to your contact list.

How to Register for Airtel Payments Bank Services on WhatsApp

You have to save the company’s WhatsApp business account number 8800688006 in your contact list.

Once you have saved the number, you will need to send a ‘Hi’ message to start the conversation.

WhatsApp claims certain advantages over other banking mediums. The biggest is the availability of 24×7 banking facilities which will be available even on holidays. Airtel assures that the information is safe and secure as it uses end-to-end encryption.

services available on whatsapp airtel

banking services: You will be able to know more about your bank account details

gift cards and gold: Users will be able to buy gift cards and digital gold

fastag services: You will be able to get information about your FASTag account

LoanAirtel Payments Bank will also allow its users to get instant personal loans using WhatsApp.

Recharge & Bill PaymentUsers will also be able to recharge their mobiles and pay their utility bills using this medium.


According to Airtel Payments Bank, all messages are secured with end-to-end encryption. User account information is not shared with anyone. And the user does not need to enter any confidential information like PIN on WhatsApp. Additionally, there is no charge for using Airtel Payments Bank’s WhatsApp banking services.

How to use banking features on WhatsApp using Airtel Payments Bank The post first appeared on BGR India.

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