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Google Collaborates With Banks To Integrate Android Pay In Mobile Banking Apps

Apr 13, 2017 09:35 AM EDT

Latest updates reveal that Google has integrated its Android Pay with mobile banking apps. According to reports, Google's official app will no longer be needed for mobile payments as the tech company has just announced that its official Android Pay application has been integrated with mobile banking apps.

Google is collaborating with various banks worldwide including Bank of New Zealand, Bank of America, mBank, Discover, and USAA so as to make it easier for users to utilize their cards when transacting with Android Pay. It is reported that starting from this week, the functions of Android Pay is now integrated with several banks around the world and users can now add cards to the service directly from their mobile banking applications with just a click of a button.

According to Phone Arena, Android Pay users will be able to use their phones once the setup is complete to make mobile payments wherever they see the Android Pay button in their apps or on the mobile web. The report also stated that Android Pay users will receive a notification after every successful transaction.

However, interested users whose bank app does not support Android Pay services do not have anything to worry about as they can simply download Google's official app via Play Store. It is also important to note that Google has announced that it would continue to expand the integration of Android Pay services to additional mobile banking apps.

Most people believe that the tech company will soon extend the service to other banks that are not yet supported. According to Digital Trends, even though users will likely use Android Pay in shops, the services also allow users to make in-app purchases.

The report stated that users who intend to make a purchase from an app that supports the service, they will see a button that will allow payment using Android Pay.It is reported that this will remove the need to make use of wallet, credit or debit card. The technology company stated that there are so many applications that support in-app purchases with Android Pay services such as OpenTable, Etsy, Hotel Tonight, Lyft, and Instacart.

It appears that making purchases via the Chrome Browser app on one's device is currently an awesome idea as reports state that Google is extending Android Pay's support to some sites. Reports have noted sites like Groupon and 1-800-Flowers to make checkout easier.

The new collaboration between Google and banks is said to expand the capabilities of Android Pay as an open platform and could lead to the empowerment of mobile payments everywhere. Users can now manage their bank card by choosing the card's default payment and also deactivate cards on their devices. Read More: iOS 10.3.2, MacOS 10.12.5 News Update: Apple Has Released Second Public Betas

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