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Jar 101 : How to gift Gold to your loved ones through Jar app?

Team Jar
July 6, 2022
Jar 101 : How to gift Gold to your loved ones through Jar app?

All your Gold Gifting questions questions answered. Gift Gold though the Jar app - it is quick, easy and convenient.

Imagine this: Your parents' anniversary is coming up. You’re stumped as to what to gift? What about a Saregama caravaan? Matching wrist watches? A trip to Kashmir? The value of these gifts dwindles over time. They either go out of style or fade into obscurity. While the love remains, the gift is no longer present. 

Hence, be it your friend’s birthday, your sister’s wedding or a festive occasion like Diwali, why not gift your loved ones something that will last a lifetime? Gift them wealth. Gift them Digital Gold. 

We are all aware of the fact that Gold is one of the most valuable and long lasting gifts you can ever give to someone. Nothing beats a gift of Gold for birthdays, anniversaries, marriages, Valentines, baby showers, festivals and other occasions. After all, it is such a lovely expression of love and affection. 

Start or expand their investment journey by adding Gold to their portfolio. You can not only send a gift to your loved ones at an unbeatable price but buy Gold for yourself from the comfort of your own home in a few steps. 

What’s more? You can get your Gold delivered to your doorstep in physical form. How cool is that? Read how you can order your Gold from the JAR app here. 

In this series of Jar 101, we’ve answered all your questions regarding Gold gifting on the Jar app: 

Sending Gifts

1. How do I send a gift on the Jar app?

Jar allows you to gift Gold to your friends and family by just entering their mobile number and the amount of Gold in INR or grams that you wish to gift.

All you have to do is follow these steps to gift Gold to your loved ones:

  • Open the Jar app.
  • Click on locker
  • Click on 'Send a gift'.
  • Select the contact details from your phonebook or enter the mobile number manually.
  • Enter the value of Gold you wish to gift—in INR or grams.
  • Click on 'Send Gift' and confirm the order to send the gift.

2. Are there any charges for sending gifts on the Jar app?

No. You do not have to pay any extra charges while sending Gold gifts on Jar.

3. How can I track the status of gifts I have sent on the Jar app?

To track the status of your gift, you just have to follow these steps:

  • Open the Jar app.
  • Click on Transactions.
  • Select the 'Gift Gold Status' tab.
  • Under the Sent tab, click on the gift that you want to track and view its transaction status.

4. What happens if my friend does not claim the Gold gift on the Jar app?

In case your Gold gift is not claimed by the receiver within 48 hours, the exact amount of Gold (in grams) will be added back into your Jar locker.

5. How will my friends and family know that I've sent them a Gold gift on the Jar app?

Once you've sent a gift to your friend/family member, they will receive an SMS with the gift details: Your name, Gift amount and the process to claim it. They will also receive a notification for the same on the Jar app.

Receiving Gifts

6. Where can I find the link to accept the Gold gift on the Jar app?

Once the sender sends a gift, you will receive an SMS on your device. Click the link in the SMS to download/update to the latest version of the Jar app. On opening the app, a screen pops up, informing you about the gift and asking you to claim it.

In case you missed claiming the gift through the above process, don't worry. Follow these steps to claim your Gold gift:

  • Open the Jar app.
  • Click on Transactions.
  • Select the 'Gift Gold Status' tab.
  • Under the Received tab, click on the gift you have received and tap to claim it.

7. What does the message 'Gold gift expired' mean on the Jar app?

In case you do not claim the Gold gift within 48 hours of receiving it, it expires and the Gold will be refunded back to the sender's account.

8. How can I track the status of gifts I have received on the Jar app?

To track the status of your gift, follow these steps:

  • Open the Jar app.
  • Click on Transactions.
  • Select the 'Gift Gold Status' tab.
  • Under the Received tab, click on the gift that you want to track and view its transaction status.

There you go. All your Gold queries - answered! In case you have more questions, visit the Jar website!

Jar app is an automated savings platform that invests your spare change from online transactions in 99.99% pure Digital Gold, that is totally secured in world-class vaults and insured by top banks of India. It only takes 45 seconds to set up the account and you can start saving & investing with just Rs 10.