Android Pay, developed by Google, is a digital wallet platform enabling users to make payments through their mobile devices. To enhance the support of Android Pay, Google has added some more banks to its list.
The addition of 31 new financial entities to the list of U.S. banks is now being reflected on the Android Pay support page. These newly added banks are fully compatible with the service.
The growing number of banks have surpassed the 600 threshold with this latest addtion. Android Pay now supports several American banks, even some of which users are not aware.
New Banks Added To The List
30 new banks have been added to the list of financial institutions that support Android Pay. Some of the latest inclusion are as follows:
America's First FCU (Visa),
Alcoa Pittsburgh Federal Credit Union,
Bank of American Fork,
Bank of Washington,
Bank of Eastman/Magnolia State Bank,
Central National Bank,
TTCU The Credit Union
NBT La Grange
Credit Union of Colorado
IU Credit Union
Lewiston State Bank
NBT La Grange
NorthCountry Federal CU
The complete list of banks is available for reference on Google's support page.
Android Pay: Why One Should Use It
Android Pay provides its users the option to pay for purchases using their Android smartphone. The digital payment system allows users to use in-app and tap-to-pay purchases on mobile devices.
With the app, one can easily pay at stores with just a tap on the handset's screen. The digital payment platform provides ease for the users with various added advantages.
Android Pay: A New Home For The Cards
To access Android Pay through smartphones one just needs to add their debit, credit, loyalty and gift cards to the app. It would facilitate payment for shopping in physical stores as well as online apps
While shopping in stores or online, the user does not need to juggle between the phone and the payment cards at the time of checkout. The user just needs to unlock his or her smartphone and hold it over the payment terminal, without even opening Android Pay to make the payment.
The facility of payment through Android Pay is available at millions of stores around the world. The users just need to locate the Android Pay symbol to learn if the shop supports the digital payment service.
Security And Safety
The loss of personal and banking data through mobile payment app is any customer's nightmare in case the phone gets lost or stolen. However, the, Android Device Manager in Android Pay can be used to instantly lock or secure or wipe the smartphone remotely.