All about Google Pay: what it is, how to configure it and how to pay with your mobile and computer
Next, we are going to detail how to pay with Google Pay , a complete guide in which you will learn everything about Google’s online payment method , what it is, how to configure it and, of course, how to pay at your favorite stores via mobile phone and computer. . So much so, that since 2018 Google merged its different online payment methods to face other similar systems such as Apple Pay or Samsung Pay . Do not miss everything about Google Pay and the possibilities at your fingertips: what it is and how to pay .
Google Pay: how to pay with your mobile and PC
Index of contents
- What is Google Pay and how does it work
- How to set up Google Pay
- How to pay with Google Pay
- Bank compatible with Google Pay
What is Google Pay and how does it work
Google Pay is Google’s payment method through Android mobile devices with NFC , although Google has added more functions to the system such as compatibility with flight boarding passes, tickets to events and concerts, sending money between individuals, online payments with computer and more. Although the most popular and widespread service is payment in stores through Android phones with an NFC chip ; Let’s see how to configure Google Pay on mobile.
How to set up Google Pay
Setting up Google Pay is as simple as it is fast and can be done in different ways depending on the usefulness of the platform for each user. And remember: Google Pay is a totally secure payment method , so don’t be afraid to use it regularly for your online purchases and in stores.
How to configure Google Pay on an Android mobile
Follow the following steps to configure Google Pay on your Android mobile with NFC :
- Download the Google Pa applicationfor free on your mobile through Google Play .
- Once installed, access the app and click on the Paymenttab located in the lower toolbar.
- Click on the blue button Payment method.
- Point the mobile camera at the credit or debit cardto enter the data or add it manually.
When you complete the process, Google Pay will verify that the card used is correct; Therefore, you will receive an SMS to the mobile phone associated with the bank account with a code that you will have to enter in the Google Pay app. When the card has been verified, you can start using Google Pay with your mobile for your purchases.
How to set up Google Pay on a computer
On the other hand, if your mobile does not have NFC and / or you are not going to use the mobile app but you want to use Google Pay on your computer for online purchases on websites where the Google payment method is accepted, you can configure your Google Pay through your PC browser. Follow the steps below:
- Access the official Google Pay website and log in with your Google account .
- In the side toolbar, access the Payment methodssection .
- Click on Add payment methodand enter the information of the credit or debit card that you want to configure.
This way you can use Google Pay on web pages where Google Pay is accepted as a payment method.
· Download Google Pay for your Android mobile
How to pay with Google Pay
Once you have configured Google Pay on your mobile, you can use the Google payment method in almost all stores and commercial premises. To check if a business accepts Google Pay as a payment method, you just have to look for the contactless symbol or the Google Pay logo (G Pay).
If so, to pay you will only have to bring your mobile closer to the merchant’s contactless payment device with the screen on ( it is not necessary to open the Google Pay app ) and wait a few moments for the transaction to complete correctly.
Some of the most popular stores and businesses that accept Google Pay are:
- The English Court
- Media Markt
- PC Components
- The Sureña
- Marco Aldany
- Massimo Duty
On the other hand, if you want to pay with Google Pay on a website through your computer, you will not need to do anything else, since your Google Pay data will already be associated with your Google account . You just have to select the Google Pay payment method and complete the payment.
Banks compatible with Google Pay
Banks compatible with Google Pay in Spain
- American Express Spain
- Prepaid Financial Services
- Banco Mediolanum
- March bench
- Pichincha Bank
- Rural Box
- Evo bank
- BNC10 – Prepaid Financial Services LTD
- Engineers Box
- Carrefour Pass
- Paysafe Financial Services Limited
Banks compatible with Google Pay in South America
- Banco do Brasil
- Porto Seguro
- Neon payments
- Brazil Pre-Pagos
- CMR Falabella
Banks compatible with Google Pay in the United States
- Barclays US
- BBVA Compass
- Capital one
- Green dot
- US Bank
- Wells fargo