How Can I Change My Bank Details on Flipkart?

Flipkart is currently one of the leading online marketplaces in India. The platform has been helping Indians fulfill their needs while sitting in the comfort of their homes. The payment on the platform is also convenient as it lets users pay directly through the platform and even offers cash on delivery. But sometimes, it might be confusing when you want to update your bank details on the platform. This article gives you a step-by-step guide to change your bank details on Flipkart.

Update your Bank Details on Flipkart through a Refund.

While returning a product or asking for a refund, Flipkart will ask you for your bank details with the account information, including name, account number, branch name, and IDSC code. Add in your account details to update your Bank details on Flipkart. 

When requesting a refund, It takes around 14 days for the amount to be credited to your account. When you request a refund, Flipkart will immediately verify and initiates your refund.

  1. Open your Flipkart App and Log in to your account.
  2. On the top left corner, tap on the three horizontal lines.
  3. Click on My Orders and Tap on the ‘Return’ icon beside the item you want to return.
  4. On the Request, Return page, give a reason for the refund. 
  5. Click on Return and Confirm.
  6. On the next page, click “Add new/another account” to select the bank account you want the refund in.
  7. Fill in the payment details, and once you confirm, the bank details will be updated under the payment method. 
  8. Your payment method has now been updated. You can now head further for the refund of the item.

Remove your Bank Details in Flipkart

You can’t remove your bank details on Flipkart. The only way to remove your card information in Flipkart is if you delete your account. But if you delete your account, you will not be able to receive your refund as it might take up to 14 days for the refund to be processed. You can also contact Flipkart customer care if your refund hasn’t been started yet.

Steps To delete your Flipkart account:

  1. Open your Flipkart Account and Go to My Account
  2. Click on Account Settings, and You will see Deactivate account button.
  3. Click on it and enter your password to confirm account deactivation
  4. Now, Click Okay, and Flipkart will successfully deactivate your account.

Additional FAQs

Can I change my phone number on Flipkart?

You can change your phone number and even email on Flipkart, but you won’t be able o do so through the mobile app. You should log in to your Flipkart through a browser to change your phone number. To change your phone number on Flipkart, follow the steps below:

1. Open the Flipkart website and log in to your account.
2. Go to My Profile, and click on Profile Information under Account settings.
3. Click on edit beside the mobile number and edit your number.
4. You must verify the new number with an OTP and enter a login password.
5. Follow through the steps and confirm your new phone number on Flipkart.

Is giving Flipkart your bank information safe?

To protect your bank information, making every transaction on the platform safe and secure, Flipkart uses 256-bit encryption technology. All your payment details on Flipkart are done through a secure and trusted gateway, including an additional layer of security with a 3D secure password for online transactions. 

Can I reactivate my Flipkart account?

Yes, you can reactivate your  Flipkart account, but you can only reactivate it through your browser and not through the Flipkart mobile app. To reactivate your Flipkart account:

1. Open the Flipkart website on your browser and log in with your email/number and password.
2. You will be given an option to reactivate your account.
3. Click on the Reactivate account to reactivate your account.
4. If you don’t remember your password, click on forgot password. Flipkart will send you an OTP on your email id or phone number.
5. Enter the OTP and reactivate your account.
6. If you face some error while reactivating your account, you can also reactivate your account with the help of Flipkart customer care at 18002089898.

Can I permanently delete my Flipkart account?

It is not possible to permanently delete your Flipkart account. If you wish to delete your account, you can deactivate your account temporarily. After deactivation, your profile will no longer be accessible to other people. But all your reviews and rating will still be visible without your profile being accessible. Deactivation works like deleting your account, but the better part is you can reactivate it whenever you want. 

How can I check my payment details on Flipkart?

You can check all your bank details on Flipkart through the payments tab on the main screen. It shows you information about an overview of your payments, all your transaction, including your orders, and the different types of fees. You can also access your unsettled transactions, and on the last tab, you can check the details of your invoices. In the payments tab, you can also check your statement, which includes all the details of your debits, credits, and settled amounts.

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