GOOGLE WALLET Posts on XDA

Google Wallet IDs could expedite airport security checks

Google announced its new Google Wallet app during Google I/O 2022. While the company previously had a wallet app, the new iteration had a mission. Google was intent on replacing your physical wallet with its digital one. This meant being able to take any and all kinds of cards, coupons, and tickets and load them...

The new Google Wallet is rolling out to Android users in 39 countries

During Google I/O 2022, the company announced that it would be deploying a new and improved Google Wallet. Now, the new digital wallet is making its way to Android and Wear OS devices in 39 countries. The new update will replace the existing Google Pay app where applicable. Times have changed over the years, with a...

Google Wallet will let you add any card or any pass to your phone

If you follow Google news at all, then you probably know that the Mountain View firm held its I/O 2022 developer conference this week. One of the things that it introduced is an all new Google Wallet service, which is replacing Google Pay in over 40 countries, with more on the way. And there's actually...

Google Wallet app is here to replace your physical wallet & ‘Google Pay’

At its I/O developer conference today, Google finally announced the much-awaited Google Wallet revamp. The updated Google Wallet app will let you store everything from credit cards to digital IDs on your phone. The company is essentially trying to replace your physical wallet. And -- here's the kicker -- this new Google Wallet app will...

A fake Google Wallet app is being given access to Google accounts

Google Pay is what became of a merger between Android Pay and Google Wallet way back in January of this year. Google Wallet was used for holding funds, Android Pay was used as a mobile payments application. Given the similarities in services, an amalgamation of the two was inevitable. This lead to both the Android...

Google Pay prepares integrating Google Pay Send features into the main app

In the world of mobile payment systems, Google had a bit of an identity crisis until earlier this year. Their services once included Android Pay, Google Wallet, and Pay with Google. The Android Pay app was a digital wallet that used NFC to make payments. Google Wallet was a peer-to-peer payment service for people to...

Google Pay Rolls Out Globally, Replaces Android Pay and Google Wallet

In January, Google announced Google Pay, an umbrella brand for its mobile and web payments platforms. It brings all of the search giant's services under one roof, and on Tuesday, Google kicked off the global rollout Before Google Pay, Google's payments platforms ran the gamut. In 2015, Google spun off Google Wallet's tap-to-pay, in-app payments, and online...

Google Wallet Updated with KitKat NFC Host Card Emulation

One of the most highly anticipated user-facing features in Android 4.4 KitKat is NFC Host Card Emulation. What makes this important is that up until very recently, only devices with NFC Secure Element hardware could access the tap-to-pay functionality in Google Wallet. Host Card Emulation lifts this requirement by emulating the ISO/IEC 7816-based smart cards that use...

Google Drops the Ball and Leaves Developers Out of Pocket

It's undeniable that Android is blessed with a huge selection of high quality applications. “Fart Machines” and “Love Calculators” aside, there is a multitude of incredibly well developed apps out there. Developing is not easy, and the people that do this spend a huge amount of time pouring their heart and soul into these applications...

Google Wallet PIN Vulnerability Discovered

Google Wallet is all over the headlines lately, first with its release on the Verizon network with the Galaxy Nexus and then with its release on the AT&T network with the Samsung Galaxy S II. Sprint and T-Mobile users have even been able to sideload the Google Wallet app on their respective variants of the...

AT&T Users Get Access to Google Wallet in the Marketplace, Some Success for T-Mobile Users

XDA forum members have noted that the AT&T Android Marketplace does, in fact, have the Google Wallet app available for download. Previously available only to Verizon users with NFC capable phones, the app is already in high demand. Now AT&T users with NFC capable phones (looking at the Samsung Galaxy S II Skyrocket and Galaxy...