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Airtel Auto-Pay for prepaid customers lets users link cards as payment method for select plans

Airtel Auto-Pay feature for prepaid customers that lets users link cards is now live on Airtel Thanks app.

twitter-logoYasmin Ahmed | September 8, 2020 | Updated 14:25 IST

Highlights

  • Airtel Auto-Pay feature is now live for prepaid customers on Airtel Thanks app.
  • Airtel users should go to More>Settings>Payment settings>Auto-pay to activate the option.
  • Airtel gives recommendations based on the active plan of prepaid customers.

Airtel Thanks App has activated the option of Auto-Pay for its prepaid customers. Through the Auto-Pay option, users are able to link their cards to the app through which the payment can be made. Airtel users have to follow these steps to activate the Auto-Pay option. Go to More> Settings> Payment settings> Auto-pay. Once users click on activate, they will get an option with select prepaid plans.

The recommendations of Auto-Pay plan differ depending on the plan users are subscribed to. As per a report by Only Tech, who checked with a number recharged for Rs 49, the recommendations were Rs 129, Rs 199, Rs 379, and Rs 179 prepaid pack for auto-pay feature with no option to select any other higher denomination plan. For an activated plan of Rs 298, the available plans for Auto-Pay method by Airtel are Rs 249, Rs 449, Rs 598 and Rs 698.


Users can choose from the save cards or add a new credit card option and enter the required details after which the card will be saved for faster payments in the future.


Airtel Auto-Pay feature can be disabled any time as Airtel promises not to over recharge. Users do not have to wait till they run out of currency since they can use the option to Auto-Pay for recharge.


Airtel has also launched new XStream Fiber bundles to give unlimited internet (3333GB) on all broadband plans. The plans are live on Airtel website as well as the Airtel Thanks app and start at Rs 499. Currently, Airtel is upgrading its existing customers to new plans. This broadband plan by Airtel XStream Fiber offers unlimited internet and calling and comes with a high speed up to 40 Mbps.


Airtel XStream Fiber will have an FUP limit of 3333GB for all plans after which the speed will be reduced to 1,024Kbps. As per Airtel, all the plans will include Airtel Xstream 4k TV Box along with 10,000+ movies, shows and original series from 7 OTT apps and 5 Studios. The 4K TV box comes with a security deposit of Rs 1500.


Other plans that are giving unlimited broadband data come at Rs 799, Rs 999, Rs 1499 and Rs 3999 that offer high speed data of 100Mbps, 200Mbps, 300Mbps and 1Gbps respectively. These plans also bring unlimited calls and OTT benefits. The last three plans in the list, that is, entertainment, ultra and VIP give access to Amazon Prime Video, Disney+ Hotstar and Zee5 services while all plans give access to Airtel XStream OTT services.

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