Yesterday, September ten two thousand fifteen, Google announced their official roll out of their Android Pay service. Customers will be able to pay at over one million merchants. Also, Google has updated their Google Wallet for Android application.
Android Pay stores gift cards, specialty cards as well as special offers. Google will be rolling out their new Android Pay service in next couple of days. This company also plans on adding additional banks and store locations in upcoming months.
Android Pay is functional with all Near Field Communication enabled Android devices running KitKat 4.4 plus operating system. There are no restrictions on mobile carriers. Android Pay supports the four largest payment networks, American Express, Discover, MasterCard and Visa.
You simply add your debit card or credit card to Android Pay by Google. American Express, Bank of America, Discover, Navy Federal Credit Union, PNC Bank, Regions Bank, United Services Automobile Association Bank, and United States Bank are already affiliated with Google's Android Pay. Wells Fargo Bank allegedly will be affiliated in next couple of days, while Capital One Bank, and Citi Bank are allegedly going to jump on board so to speak in soon.
Existing Google Wallet users can just download and install an update to their application. New users will be able to install Android Pay via Google Play in next couple of days. Some Near Field Communication enbabled Android devices from American Telephone and Telegraph, T-Mobile, and Verizon Wireless, will already have this application installed.
You can check out Google's Android Pay announcement from this Official Android blog post. Also, you can read over a new Google Wallet for Android Pay blog post from Google's official blog. Finally, you can find out more information about Google Wallet from this official Google Wallet web page.