What you need to know
- Indian App Store customers can now use UPI, Rupay Cards, and Net Banking as payment methods.
- There are now more options than ever in terms of paying for items via the App Store.
Apple has begun to accept App Store and iTunes payments via three new methods in India. Customers in the country can now pay for App Store and iTunes purchases via UPI, Rupay Cards, and Net Banking for the first time.
First noticed by Twitter users and shared by MacRumors, the move means that Apple users can now pay using domestic payment systems as well as international payment systems like credit cards and debit cards when adding funds to Apple's stores.
Apple ID balances can also be used for video streaming services and more that are available via in-app purchases in their respective apps. That could also be a great way of saving money if you can take advantage of some of the gift card deals that appear from time to time.
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