Samsung Pay will soon cease to support Boost QR payments

Boost QR support will be going away from Samsung Pay next week, and the company recently began notifying Pay customers in Malaysia about the service’s closure. The Samsung Pay app will receive a mandatory update on November 15, after which Boost QR payments will no longer be available. Samsung added support for Boost QR to […]

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Scan QR-Samsung Pay integration makes mobile payments in India quicker

Samsung India is making it easier for Pay customers to make quick QR code mobile payments on the go. The company announced today the integration of Scan QR with Samsung Pay. The feature is going live through a software update on Galaxy devices that support the platform. Samsung Pay has been able to scan Bharat […]

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Galaxy M31 gets Samsung Pay Mini support with September 2021 security update

Samsung started rolling out the September 2021 security update last week with the Galaxy S20 FE. Multiple high-end and mid-range smartphones have already received the update. The Galaxy M31 has now started getting Samsung’s latest security patch and Samsung Pay Mini functionality. The Galaxy M31 is getting a new software update in India. It comes […]

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Galaxy Watch 4 gets Google Pay in markets where Samsung Pay is M.I.A.

Google is bringing its mobile payment platform to Wear OS in more countries, which means Galaxy Watch 4 users now have an alternative to Samsung Pay. Even better, Google Pay just went live for Wear OS in several countries where Samsung Pay has yet to be released. Following the recent update (via Android Police), Google […]

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American Express is ending support for Samsung Pay in India

Samsung Pay was launched in India four years ago with support for credit cards and debit cards from various banks and financial institutions. American Express was among those banks that brought Samsung Pay support in the first phase. However, the bank has now announced that it will end Samsung Pay support in the country. American […]

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Samsung Pay will soon be able to store your COVID-19 vaccination records

Samsung will soon allow customers to store their COVID-19 vaccination record in digital format on their Galaxy smartphone, as long as they have access to Samsung Pay. The company has partnered with non-profit health care data organization The Commons Project to bring vaccination records to Samsung Pay customers. The process is simple and involves the […]

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Samsung will soon stop showing ads in its stock apps

Last year, Samsung started to show ads and promotions in some of its stock apps like Samsung Music, Samsung Pay, and Samsung Weather. Galaxy smartphone and tablet users were pretty outraged over this move and questioned whether they should continue buying products from Samsung. Now, it is being reported that those ads might go away […]

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Samsung Pay to support mobile payments for Gyeonggi local currency

Gyeonggi-do is South Korea’s most populous province. It covers 31 cities and districts. Each has its own currency. Some of the cities and districts have local paper currency. Most of them provide prepaid cards that can also be used with Google Pay. Only three cities offer a digital currency. Samsung Electronics has been working with […]

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Samsung has a new credit card service with cashback offers in Russia

Samsung has just announced the release of a new debit and credit card service in Russia in collaboration with Tinkoff and Mastercard. It comes with various benefits, especially for Samsung customers who can take advantage of discounts of 20%-to-45% when purchasing Samsung products including smartphones, laptops, TVs, and home appliances. The 20%-to-45% discounts become available […]

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Samsung and Mastercard announce biometric card with fingerprint sensor

Samsung Electronics and Mastercard have announced a new strategic collaboration today for the purpose of developing a Samsung Card with a built-in fingerprint scanner and ensure secure transactions at in-store payment terminals. Technical details regarding the upcoming product are few but it sounds like Samsung’s solution will be similar to the Mastercard Biometric Payment Card […]

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Smartwatch compatibility for Samsung Pay goes live in Germany today

Starting today, March 4, Samsung Pay customers in Germany can make mobile payments using their Galaxy smartwatches, with the list of supported models including the Galaxy Watch, the Galaxy Watch Active and Galaxy Watch Active 2, as well as the latest Galaxy Watch 3 model. A beta program for Samsung Pay was released in Germany […]

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It’s not just the US where Galaxy S21 doesn’t get MST for Samsung Pay

It was revealed earlier this week that the Galaxy S21 series is missing Samsung Pay’s MST (Magnetic Secure Transmission) functionality in the US. However, it looks like MST could be missing from the Galaxy S21 in more markets than we initially thought. We can now confirm that the Galaxy S21, Galaxy S21+, and the Galaxy […]

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Galaxy S21 lacks an important Samsung Pay feature

The Galaxy S21, Galaxy S21+, and the Galaxy S21 Ultra come with various improvements over their predecessors. However, Samsung has also removed some important features from these phones, including the microSD card slot, the bundled charger, and 45W fast charging. The new flagship phones also lack an important Samsung Pay feature that was available in […]

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Samsung Pay tops 3M transactions in South Africa and leads the charge

The global pandemic is driving the popularity of mobile payment solutions in countless markets, and Samsung Pay in particular has been enjoying a lot of success this year. Consumers are now more willing to make online purchases using a mobile payment solution, and this year alone, South Africans have used Samsung Pay long enough to […]

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Samsung Pay launches in Germany and it’s better than everywhere else

Samsung Pay continues to expand into new markets and the latest country to support the service is Germany. Indeed, Samsung customers in Germany haven’t had access to Samsung Pay until now, but all this wait may have been worth it because of how the service is being released in the country. Samsung usually partners with […]

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Samsung Pay now allows Australian users to make high-value purchases without PIN

Samsung has launched a new feature in Australia that allows Samsung Pay users to validate high-value purchases without entering the PIN. The CDCVM (Consumer Device Cardholder Verification Method) feature, which applies to transactions above $100 (or $200 with some merchants), allows users to verify high-value purchases using their own device rather than touching the PIN […]

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Samsung Pay Card launched in South Korea

Samsung Electronics has launched the Samsung Pay Card in South Korea earlier today in collaboration with Samsung Card and MasterCard. It’s a physical credit card that’s specifically designed for Samsung Pay users, and it brings along plenty of benefits. Customers can apply for the Samsung Pay Card and manage it only via the Samsung Pay […]

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