Earlier this year, Google pushed out a redesign to its mobile wallet and changed the name from Android Pay to Google Pay. Now, Google Pay has passed 100 million installs from the Play Store.
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Using your smartphone as an alternative to a physical credit/debit card isn’t a new concept, but it’s something Google and other companies have been pushing consumers to do for some time now.
In a recent poll, a majority of our readers told us that they use their smartphone for mobile payments as often as they can, but despite a growing number of retailers accepting NFC payments, adoption just hasn’t been that great in the US. Hopefully, with over 100 million installs of Google Pay, that will change.
- How to add credit/debit cards, gift/loyalty cards, and more to Google Pay
- How to find stores that accept Google Pay