Google Pay introduced a new update for iOS and Android that brings a redesigned UI with better organization of payments, and improved privacy controls earlier in the week.
It said that users won’t be able to use pay.google.com to send and receive money from other people starting early in 2021 and it will add a fee on instant money transfers for its users in the US.
Today Google India confirmed that these changes including fee for instant money transfers is specifically for the US market, and is not applicable for the Indian market.
In a statement Google India said: “These charges and fees are specific to the US and do not apply to the Google Pay or Google Pay for Business apps in India.”
Google also added a new Groups feature, which can be used to split expenses and bills, and keep track of who paid and what is owed by others. It however did not include that the new features will be introduced for the Indian market.