In this guide, we will show you the steps to fix the issue of UPI Apps including BHIM, Google Pay, and Paytm not working on Android 14. Google has just rolled out the first beta build of the fourteenth iteration of the OS. Since it is a beta build, a few bugs, and issues are along the expected lines. In this regard, issues relating to com.android.qns process, cellular connectivity, and wallpaper & style crashing have already been documented.
And now, there has been an addition of a much more concerning issue. Numerous users have voiced their concern that many UPI Apps including BHIM, Google Pay, and Paytm are currently not working on their devices right after installing the latest Android 14 update. The Unified Payment Interface is usually now the preferred mode of payment for the masses so its liability to work along the expected lines is resulting in a great deal of inconvenience to the end users.
When it comes to GPay and PayTM, only the UPI payment is not working whereas the rest of the app functionalities are working well and good. However, with the BHIM app, it just simply refuses to open in the first place. With that said there does exist a nifty workaround that might help you rectify this issue. So without further ado, let’s check it out.
Fix UPI Apps Bhim/Google Pay/PayTM not working in Android 14
As of now the only workaround that is spelling out success for the users involves deleting the app’s data and then setting it up from scratch. So let’s give it a try using the below-listed steps and check out the results.
- Head over to Settings > Apps > All Apps > Select your UPI app.
- Then go to its Storage and Cache section and tap on Delete Data.
- Now tap on Delete in the confirmation dialog box that appears.
- Now relaunch the app and set it up. The issue should be rectified.
That’s it. These were the steps to fix the issue of UPI Apps including BHIM, Google Pay, and Paytm not working on Android 14. As far as the official stance on this matter is concerned, the developers are aware of this issue, but they haven’t given out any ETA for the rollout of a fix. As and when that happens, we will update this guide accordingly. In the meantime, the aforementioned workarounds are your best bet.
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