BHIM which stands for Bharat Interface for Money. It is a massive step taken by the Indian government after launching Digital India initiative. In this extensive guide, we deal with BHIM APP.
What is BHIM APP?
BHIM stands for Bharat Interface for Money launched by Government of India.
Where BHIM App Launched?
BHIM App launched by Prime Minister Sri Narendra Modi during the inauguration of Digidhan Mela at Talkatora Stadium in New Delhi. Narendra Modi used Google Pixel for launching BHIM App.
Narendra Modi launching BHIM App
Why Bharat Interface for Money named as BHIM?
Many people might be wondering, why it is BHIM? Narendra Modi clear it in his speech that, motivation and idea for launching BHIM app come from Dr Bhim Rao Ambedkar. Yes, you read it rightly, Its first word from his name BHIM.
How to download BHIM App for Android/iPhone/other Platform?
1. On Android:
If you are using Android mobile or smartphone, we are trying to ease your frustration related to BHIM App, which developed by National Payments Corporation India(NPCI). The first question comes in our mind is that “how to download BHIM App quickly?”
How to download & install BHIM App on Android phone?
Follow below step to download and install BHIM App with illustrated image for the same.
Step 1: Open your smartphone and click on “Playstore App”.
Step 2: Search for “BHIM App” or “in.org.npci.upiapp”. Alternatively, you can click on below link. It open play store BHIM dashboard.
DOWNLOAD LINK: BHIM APPS
Step 3: Click on first result or app as shown in below image. So install it.
Step 4: You are done with installation. Follow below step for registration and payment transfer.
2. On iOS:
How to Download & Install BHIM App on iPhone?
If you are using iPhone, searching for questions like “how to install BHIM App on iPhone?” or “When BHIM App come for iPhone?”. Then you came to the right place.
Right now, as per Government officials, BHIM App for iOS is still on the way. We update the installation instruction for iPhone user, after that.
Who can use BHIM App?
Many users are thinking, why they should go for BHIM App when many wallets app are available in the market?
BHIM is very much useful for small shopkeepers. If you are selling any item either, it would be tea or vegetables, transaction through BHIM wallet to your Bank Account cost nothing. PayTM or Freecharge, charge the small transaction fee when you transfer your wallet money from e-wallet to you Bank Account.
BHIM is very much useful for users. You need to transfer your money from your Bank Account and keep it in your wallet. The app automatically takes your Bank Account information using your phone number attached to particular Bank using UPI method.
How to register for BHIM App on Android phone?
After successful installation of the app as stated above. Follow below steps for registration.
Step 1: Click on installed app icon. First, screen stating choosing language. Choose your language and click “Next”.
Step 2: Second screen stating “Welcome to BHIM App”. Click “Next” to move to next screen.
Step 3: The Third screen is starting manual for transaction process. It uses United Payment Interface(UPI). You can transfer 24×7. Scan QR Code to pay and receive money. For detail read below steps.
Step 4: The Fourth screen is stating “Allow us to access”. It is asking for permit permission for reading SMS(To verify your phone number securely) and verify phone state(To check your phone with UPI).
Step 5: App asks for verification of phone number. Select sim number with the desired number registered with your Bank Account. You have to choose Bank Account in which that number recorded in the next step.
Step 6: App sends SMS for confirmation and normal charges applied for that. Below screen appears once you select Bank account.
Step 7: Once all the registration steps performed, the final window appears as shown below. In my case, its HDFC Bank logo coming on the top left the corner. In your case, it would be your’s Bank Logo.
Step 8: Once high screen comes. Your registration with BHIM is completed. In below subtopics, we discuss various transaction and FAQ related to BHIM Apps.
How to register for BHIM App on a Normal phone?
If you are using a normal phone without Android or iOS features, no need to worry. BHIM App can be on the simplest phone also. All you need to follow below steps for performing transactions.
Note: Still some carrier (Call Operators) are working on below USSD.
Step 1: Dial *99# from your phone.
Step 2: Menu pops up on your screen. Select menu as 1 or 2, what is visible to you.
Step 3: After typing number on the dial pad, click Send button.
Step 4: Perform carefully registration step properly.