With technology playing a major role in the banking sector, ICICI Bank recently launched Pockets where you can do a host of banking transactions, which are convenient and easy.
To begin with you need to download the Pockets application from google store, you need to thereafter intall the same.
The Wallet is very versatile and allows allows users to instantly send money from and to a facebook account, e-mail id and mobile phone. It also allows you to send money to a mobile number, friends on Facebook and bank account.
The users can pay bills, recharge mobiles, book movie tickets, order food, send physical & e-gifts, split and share expenses with friends by using this e-wallet. Amounts can also be transferred from zero savings balance accounts.
How to register for e wallet?
1. After downloading the wallet from Google Playstore
2. Click on 'create an account'.
3. Enter basic details like name, mobile number, gender, email id, date of birth and address
4. Receive ‘One Time Password'(OTP) on the mobile number to create user id and password
5. Load funds into ‘Pockets' using any bank's net banking or debit card and start using immediately.
The other unique features of the e-wallet are:
Shop Anywhere: The e- wallet uses a virtual VISA card with which users can shop online on any website or mobile application in India
Personalise themes: Users can personalise the look and feel of ‘Pockets' by choosing images and colour themes from a wide range of options.
Set up favourites: Users can set up ‘favourites' from their contacts, thereby allowing them to make payments quickly.
Add a zero balance savings account: Users can request for a savings account to be added to the e-wallet. An ICICI Bank official will visit the user to open the savings account using Tab Banking.
Movies, Gifts, Recharges: Users can recharge their phones, book movie tickets, pay utility bills and send gift coupons to their loved ones from a catalogue of 100 brands.
Hashtag expenses: Users can view their account statement and track their expenses by clubbing them under a hashtag.
Split bills with friends: This feature allows users to split-and-share expenses with friends.
Exclusive deals: Users can browse through the offer catalogue to get exclusive deals which are focused on the youth.