Google Wallet is a mobile payment system developed by Google that allows its users to store debit cards,credit cards, loyalty cards, and gift cards among other things, as well as redeeming sales promotions on their mobile phone.Google Wallet can use near field communication (NFC) to “make secure payments fast and convenient by simply tapping the phone on any PayPass-enabled terminal at checkout.
What is Google Wallet?
Google Wallet is a free digital wallet that securely stores your credit cards, debit cards, gift cards,loyalty cards offers and more. With Google Wallet, you can shop in stores, buy online, and send money.
Shop in stores:
You can shop and save in stores by storing all of your gift cards, loyalty cards and offers on the Google Wallet app. You can also purchase in stores using the Google Wallet Card or NFC tap and pay if you have an NFC-enabled Android device.
You can use Google Wallet to buy on Google Play or other Google products, and on select Android apps and sites, wherever you see the Buy with Google button.
You can send or request money to anyone in the U.S. with an email account through Gmail or the Google Wallet app. If they don’t have a Google Wallet already, they can create one in order to send and receive money.
In addition, you can track your online purchases, get shipping notifications, and view detailed order history using the Google Wallet app.
What is the Google Wallet app?
The Google Wallet app lets you save all of your gift cards, loyalty programs and offers in one place, and send money to anyone in the U.S. who has a Gmail or Google Wallet account. If they don’t have a Google Wallet already, they can create one in order to send and receive money. For users with NFC-enabled Android devices, you can also tap your phone to pay in stores.
On what phones is the Google Wallet app available?
The Google Wallet app is available on all Android phones (Gingerbread v2.3+) and iPhones (iOS v6.0+). In addition, you can tap to pay in stores with the Google Wallet app on these Android devices. You can download the Android app from the Google Play Store and the iOS app from the Apple App Store.
Where can I use Google Wallet in-store?
You can use the Google Wallet app to redeem gift cards, merchant loyalty points, and offers that you’ve saved to the app when you checkout. You can use the Google Wallet Card everywhere Debit MasterCard® is accepted within the United States and District of Columbia.
If you’re using the Google Wallet app on an Android device, you can tap your phone to pay anywhere MasterCard® PayPass is accepted, which includes hundreds of thousands of merchant locations in the United States.
Where can I use Google Wallet online?
You can use Google Wallet to make purchases on Google Play, or across other Google products, such as Google+, Google Drive, Chrome Web Store, and YouTube. Additionally, you can buy within select Android apps and sites, wherever you see the Buy with Google button. See popular places where Google Wallet works online.
How much does it cost to use Google Wallet?
There are no fees for you to set up Google Wallet and use it in stores and online. You can even send money for free from your bank account or Wallet Balance. If you’d like to send money or add to your Wallet Balance using a credit or debit card, there is a small per-transaction fee of 2.9%. Receiving money is always free.
There are also no fees to order and activate the Google Wallet Card, and no annual or monthly fees. Some ATM providers may charge you a fee for cash withdrawals.
What is the Google Wallet Card?
The Google Wallet Card is a debit card that lets you spend your Wallet Balance everywhere Debit MasterCard is accepted within the U.S., or withdraw cash at ATMs. You can add money to your Google Wallet Card through a linked bank account, credit/debit card or when a friend or family member transfers money to you via Google Wallet or Gmail. The card has no fees to order and activate. There are no annual or monthly fees for the Google Wallet Card. Learn more about the Google Wallet Card.
In what countries is Google Wallet available?
In the United States, you can use Google Wallet to shop in stores, send money, and to make online purchases on Google Play or other online merchants.
In what countries is the Google Wallet app available?
At this time, the Google Wallet app is only available in the United States