In the past few years, people pay for products in coins, paper money and plastic cards. Now, Google has opened a new way of buying method thanks to Google Wallet. Google Wallet allows customers to pay just by waving the phones over a terminal. Google Wallet is in partnership with Citibank, Mastercard, Sprint and First Data. Below is the list of eight things you should know about Google Wallet.

 

How To Pay Using Google Wallet

Google Wallet is the Android app that makes your phone function as a wallet. The app stores the all your existing plastic cards on your phone. To fully use Google Wallet, the installation of this app to your NFC-enabled smartphone is a must; then, enable the app to get access to your cards and wait for email or test message from Google to confirm. From then on, you are able to pay for any products just by tapping your keyboard.

 

How To Pay Using Google Wallet

 

What Phones Have Google Wallet

 


Google Wallet is connected with Google’s Nexus S 4G from Sprint and any NFC-enabled phones.

 

How It Works

 


Google Wallet operates on near-field communication technology to transfer the data from phone to sale point.

 

Where It’ll Work

 


Google Wallet’s payment is available in any MasterCard PayPass terminal worldwide.

 

What It Will Cost

 


The Google Wallet App will be appraised at no cost.

 

Where You Can Use Google Wallet

 


Google Wallet is firstly introduced in New York and San Francisco.

 

Payment Methods

 


When being debuted, the Google Wallet only will work with MasterCard from Citi and Google Prepaid Card which will be free until the end of 2011.

 

Google Wallet’s Security Features

Thanks to NFC chips, Google Wallet requires users to enter a pin before each tranmission Otherwise, the Google Wallet encrypts your credit card information on those chips.

 

Google Wallet’s Security Features

 

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Jason Ford works as a web developer and an editor of a weekly technology magazine. With the passion in technology, he has published numerous articles to provide readers reliable information about technology products and hot technology events around the world.

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