Among the plethora of things that could be carried out via the Google search, the company has made another useful addition to it. Exclusive to Indian users, you could now recharge their device directly from the search results. Apart from that, you could also browse through all the plans of all major carriers and even compare two recharge plans. Moreover, it is not only limited to your own number, but you could recharge any mobile number of your choice using Google search. There are a few things to be kept in mind though, which we will be mentioning below. So make sure you qualify all those requirements before going ahead with the recharge. Also, have a look at these 10 Google search tips to search like a pro.
Recharge your Mobile via Google Search
As already mentioned, this is only valid for Indian mobile numbers. Furthermore, it is only valid for prepaid numbers. As far as the carriers are concerned, most of the major telecom service providers have joined this initiative. These include Airtel, Vodafone-Idea, Reliance Jio, BSNL, MTNL, Telenor, etc. To begin with, you will have to make a Google search like mobile recharge, prepaid recharge or related things along those lines. These searches should only be made via an Android device that has been signed in with a Google ID. With that said, here is what needs to be done.
Steps to Recharge your Device
- To recharge your mobile, start by entering the above-mentioned key phrase into Google search on Android.
- Google will automatically pick up the mobile number associated with that Google ID.
- Moreover, it will automatically feed in the Operator and Circle part as well. Don’t worry, you could modify all these regions according to your requirements.
- Once everything has been fed up, tap on Browse Plan. It will now list all the plans associated with that operator. These include the special packs, full talk time, roaming, top-up, data packs, and full talk time. Select the desired plan and proceed ahead to recharge your mobile via Google search.
- Now, you’ll have to choose the checkout option. Available options include Mobikwik, Freecharge, Google Pay and PayTM. if any of these apps aren’t installed you will directly be taken to the Play Store listings of the respective app.
- Head over to that app and just make the payment of the required amount and that’s it. Pretty simple, isn’t it?
So this was all about the mobile recharge initiative from the Google search on Android. Are you going to opt for the same from now on? Do let us know in the comments section below.