How To Fix Google Pay (GPay) UPI Limit Exceeded Error?

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  • Platform: Google Pay
  • Error code: UPI Limit Exceeded 
  • Occurs: You may get this error while making any transactions
  • Effect of the error: Because of the error users can’t make the payment

If you are getting the UPI Limit Exceeded error while making any transaction in the Google Pay (Gpay) app then this error means that you have reached some UPI limits on your account.

To deal with fraud and for better security National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI) has put some transaction restrictions, in simple words there are some daily and monthly transaction limits, and once you meet your transaction limit you may get the UPI Limit Exceeded error.

This UPI limit may vary depending upon your bank and your UPI service provider, and there are many kinds of restrictions on the UPI transaction, such as,

  • Limit of the maximum amount per transaction.
  • Limit of the maximum amount that can be transferred in a day.
  • Limit of the maximum number of transactions per hour.
  • Limit of the Maximum number of transactions in a day.

If you have double-checked and you haven’t met any UPI limit but still getting the error then chances are there is some outstanding amount in your bank account, if not then chances are there are some temporary issues with the Google Pay system or Google Pay app.


Fixes For Google Pay UPI Limit Exceeded Error


  • As per our research, a user can make a maximum of 20 transactions per day so first you need to make sure that you haven’t met this limit yet, if you met this limit then you have to make further payments by bank transfer or use any other bank account linked with UPI.
  • If you still haven’t made 20 UPI transactions then chances are that you are exceeding the per transaction amount limit, you can try making the payment with a lower amount, or Google the amount limit per UPI transaction for your bank.
  • If you haven’t met any kind of UPI limit but are still receiving the error then check if there is an outstanding balance on your bank account, if so then this may also cause this error.
  • In case there is no outstanding amount on your bank and you also haven’t met any UPI limits then chances are there are some technical issues with the Google Pay app or the Google Pay system. Below we have given a few commons that you can try, if the error is coming because of some technical issues with the app or device then this may help with the error.
    • Check if you need to update the GPay app.
    • Force quit the Google Pay app and then relaunch the app.
    • Clear the Google Pay app cache data and then check for the error.
    • Restart your phone to give it a fresh start, and then relaunch the Gpay app, and check for the error.
    • If the error still comes then this error may be coming because of some problem with your Bank or the Google Pay system.

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