More Than 30 U.S. Banks Now Support Android Pay
Android Pay is gaining more ground across the United States with more than 30 American banks supporting the service. Learn more now.
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Why Use Android Pay?
At its most basic, Android Pay lets you leave your debit cards and cash at home. If you don’t want to carry around a wallet anymore, Android Pay is a way you can pay for goods and services using only your smartphone.
Which Banks Have Recently Come to Support Android Pay?
34 new banks and credit unions around the country have come to support Android Pay. These banks and credit unions are some of the smaller banks in the country, and include a wide variety of institutions, such as United Bank, Midland National Bank, and Radius Bank.
The addition of these new institutions comes on the heels of Chase Bank’s support of Android Pay, the last of the nation’s largest four banks to support the app. Now, all four of America’s largest banks support Android Pay, as well as these 34 smaller institutions. In total, nearly 350 U.S. banks, institutions, and credit unions now support Android Pay.
How Do You Use Android Pay?
To set up Android Pay, download the app from the Play store. Once downloaded, click on the “+” sign to add your information. The app will then ask you to enter your debit or credit card information. On the new screen, the app will ask you to enter the type of card you want to use and take a picture of the card so the app can verify it. The app pulls the details off of the card and fills in the rest of the information for you.