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Hey Canada, get tappin’ this spring with Android Pay

T-shirt. Test. Turn flops. Test. Android phone. Test.  

As Canadians change parkas and scarves for t-shirts and turn flops this spring, now we have some information that can lighten their wallet, too. Whether or not you’re heading out to window shop or grabbing a cup of espresso with pals, now your Android phone is all you want to stroll out the door.

These days, we’re starting to roll out Android Pay throughout Canada that will help you pay merely and securely in retail outlets and in apps.

We’ll be rolling out improve for most sensible banks over the following a number of days, and this is just the start. We will be able to proceed so as to add much more options, banks and retailer places within the coming months, making it even more straightforward to pay with your Android phone.

Android Pay: A Clerk's Lifestyles

Now, you’ll be capable to use Android Pay at masses of 1000's of stores that settle for contactless bills, like Tim Hortons, Loblaws, Petro-Canada, McDonald’s, Indigo, Pizza Pizza, Sears Canada and in TELUS, Rogers, and Freedom Cell retail retail outlets. Simply faucet with your phone as you can with your collaborating credit score, debit or pay as you go card. It’s that straightforward.


You’ll additionally be capable to breeze via checkout on your favourite apps, together with Lululemon, Uber, Ritual, HotelTonight, and more. Simply search for the Android Pay button, and say good-bye to coming into your cost and deal with main points each and every time you purchase.


Android Pay additionally retail outlets your present playing cards, loyalty playing cards and particular gives proper in your phone.

How does Android Pay paintings? 

The usage of Android Pay is understated. Simply get up your phone (you don’t even must open an app or free up it), dangle it close to the cost terminal, and voilà—your cost is finished. After you take a look at, you’ll get useful data in your phone about your contemporary transactions.

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To get began, install the Android Pay app from the Google Play Retailer. It’s to be had on all Android units which can be NFC-enabled, supporting Google Play Services and products, and operating on KitKat 4.4 or upper. Merely open, arrange, and get tapping.

Over the following a number of days, Android Pay is rolling out with improve from eligible Visa and MasterCard bank cards from BMO Financial institution of Montreal, CIBC, Banque Nationale, Scotiabank, Desjardins, President’s Selection Monetary, ATB Monetary, and Canadian Tire Monetary Services and products in Canada, and pay as you go Scotiabank and Desjardins playing cards. Enhance for Interac-branded debit playing cards will start roll-out on Monday, and improve for American Categorical playing cards and Tangerine is coming later this summer time. You'll upload more than one eligible playing cards and make a choice which card you wish to have to make use of earlier than you pay, so you'll be able to at all times experience the most productive offers to be had.


We've got teamed up with many main cost platforms, processors, and generation suppliers reminiscent of Moneris, Bambora, Chase, Cybersource, First Information, World Bills, Paysafe, WorldPay and Stripe to make it even more straightforward to just accept Android Pay. Talk over with the Android Pay API developer site to be told extra.


Glad buying groceries!


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