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Integration Guidelines

Mini Apps have few broad platform expectations from Merchants to ensure a seamless experience for our end user and would like every 3rd party merchant to adhere to these practices.

  1. The end-user must be able to sign-in into Merchant Mini Apps only through Paytm sign-in. There should be no other modes of login like manual user input based login method or social login.
  2. Payment mode in Mini Apps should only be via. paytmPayment JS API and no other payment modes should be visible during anytime in the app flow.
  3. Merchants should not send promotional messages by leveraging Notification API.Violation of this will lead to blacklisting of Merchant Notifications.
  4. There must be no link in the Mini Apps redirecting the user to download Android/iOS app. There shouldn't be any other advertising content and no user redirection out of Mini Apps is allowed.
  5. It is recommended that Merchants have a well defined Customer Service flow in Mini Apps.
  6. In Android to get geolocation use paytmCheckPermission to check for "location" Permission & paytmRequestPermission to request "location" permission in case it is not granted, post that merchant can use web-based code to get the location.
  7. Before calling any JS API that requires permissions merchant must use paytmCheckPermission to check a permission & paytmRequestPermission to request a permission in case it is not granted, post that call the required JS API only if permission is available.