Apple's big decision! You will no longer be able to pay with credit or debit cards in India for apps and subscriptions
It has become difficult for companies like Apple to receive credit or debit card payments. Hence, the company has decided to remove debit and credit cards as the mode of payment in India. Apple will now only accept UPI and net banking as the basic mode of payment in India, which it introduced in the country last year.
Tech Desk. Apple has stopped accepting credit or debit cards for its services in India. This comes after several users took to Twitter to complain about the problem they were facing. Users say that Apple has deleted their cards which they used to buy Apple services in India and are not able to add new cards. If they try to make a card payment, they get a message saying "This card type is no longer supported." Is.
Why is Apple not accepting debit and credit cards in India?
Regulatory requirements in India are restricting Apple to receive payments through debit and credit cards in India. However, users can continue their Apple subscription by paying through Apple ID balance, net banking, and UPI. The regulatory requirements are precisely the new RBI auto-debit rules that were implemented in October last year. The new rules make it mandatory for merchants to set up e-mandate for customer cards. It takes confirmation from the customer every time they pay more than Rs.5,000. The new law comes with a number of conditions that make it difficult for companies like Apple to receive credit or debit card payments. Hence, the company has decided to remove debit and credit cards as the mode of payment in India.
Now you will be able to make payments through UPI and Net Banking only.
Apple will now only accept UPI and net banking as the basic mode of payment in India, which it introduced in the country last year. Apple is not the first company to change its payment services due to RBI auto-debit rules. Last year, companies like Google, Netflix, etc were facing problems while receiving payments from transactions done through credit and debit cards in India. In the end, he had to change his payment option as well.