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To grow the adoption of digital payments for offline payments, MobiKwik has launched one-step offline payments with ‘Bubble Pin’. This pin can be generated on the MobiKwik app by clicking on ‘Pay at store’ and is valid for 60 seconds.
To make a payment, all a user needs to do is share this pin with the merchant. The pin is a combination of numbers and alphabets. Bubble pin also makes the transaction more secure as no phone number is required to be shared. Soon, users can use this functionality in over 25000 offline stores, pan India.
Speaking on the announcement, Mrinal Sinha, Chief Operating Officer at MobiKwik said, “With this feature, we are offering the scope of making digital payments to users with slow data connections. Additionally, payment with MobiKwik is now possible at basements, parking lots and even in a flying airline, where the data network reception is not available or is intermittent.”
With India gradually moving towards a cashless economy, MobiKwik aims to eliminate all possible glitches that may arise in the process of making a digital payment. Bubble Pin is the first step towards enabling users to go completely cashless even at places with sporadic data reception.