If you own a newer model Samsung Galaxy smartphone, you might see that Android Pay and Samsung Pay are both available to you and seem to serve the same purpose, so what gives? Android Pay and Samsung Pay are quite similar in that they both handle mobile payments. The user simply opens the payment application,
While #SamsungPay has supported loyalty cards from other providers, it is taking a slightly different step today by unveiling its own rewards program in the U.S. Samsung Pay reward points will be added after every purchase that the customer makes using the platform, including in-app purchases. This means you can accrue quite a lot of points,
Taking a cue out of Samsung’s books, #LG has apparently decided to include MST or Magnetic Secure Transmission support with #LGPay, which will be compatible with standard payment terminals where NFC isn’t available. This is a good move by the Korean manufacturer, especially since the proposed White Card idea has hit a roadblock, which led
While standard WiFi variants of the #Samsung #GearS2 have already received #SamsungPay support, the company is now enabling the feature on the cellular variants of the wearable as well. By simply heading over to the Gear Manager App on your paired smartphone, you will be able to update to the latest version of the company’s
Following Samsung’s announcement of Samsung Pay, we started hearing about LG’s intentions to jump on board the wireless payments bandwagon, with some crucial enhancements of its own. But time and again, the service has faced multiple roadblocks along the way, which has in turn delayed its release. It seems like the service has been delayed yet
As we all know, the #GalaxyNote7 is the first handset by #Samsung to feature an iris scanner. And if you were wondering whether Samsung would go beyond the conventional functions, a new report is mentioning that financial institutions in South Korea are currently discussing terms to include iris scanner support on Samsung Pay. It is
Samsung Pay is one of the popular wireless payments services available out there. Well, you can now get a smooth $5 in credit if you refer the service to your friends or loved ones. The credit will reflect only when they make a purchase after your referral is sent and if they’re first time users.
#SamsungPay has been growing ever since going public last year. The service has now added 39 new financial institutions to its offering, allowing more customers to make use of the wireless payment service. With the help of Samsung Pay, customers of these institutions will no longer have to physically carry their cards as having a
We’ve seen innumerable promotions meant to drive consumers towards #SamsungPay in the past. The Korean manufacturer is still at it and has freshly launched a new $30 gift card promotion for users who haven’t made a purchase on the service yet. However, there are multiple caveats here unlike previous deals. The promo is only applicable for those
Although #SamsungPay is arguably one of the best wireless payments services out there, quite a few users are yet to take it for a spin. In order to encourage those users to take the leap, #Samsung is now offering a free Qi wireless charging pad, simply for activating a credit or debit card on the app.
#SamsungPay customers who activate a new credit card will receive a free #Samsung Level U Bluetooth headset, the company said. This is only valid for new customers of Samsung Pay, which means you won’t qualify if you’ve already registered a credit card on Samsung Pay. The Level U headphones being offered here is priced at $70, so this
As part of its larger rivalry with Apple, Samsung has released a new ad for Samsung Pay, this time featuring comedian Hannibal Buress. Like with their previous ads, Samsung directly shows that advantage of Samsung Pay with it working in many more places than Apple Pay. Samsung clearly has the advantage in places where their
#SamsungPay is now getting support for 19 new banks, giving more users access to the service. Below are the banks that have freshly received support for Samsung’s offering: TCF Bank, Central Florida Educators Federal Credit Union, Financial Center Federal Credit Union, Greater Kinston Federal Credit Union, Keypoint Credit Union, Numerica Credit Union, Utah Community Credit
In order to increase adoption of #SamsungPay, the company has tried innumerable promotions and even offered money to customers who activated the wireless payments service. And it seems like the company is not done with these promotions as of yet and it has now announced a new promo for buyers of a new Samsung Galaxy flagship.
#SamsungPay is now officially getting support for gift cards thanks to a new update. The company has teamed up with nearly 50 providers to bring this service to its wireless payments offering. Customers can store existing gift cards or purchase new ones directly from the app. Naturally, you can also share these gift cards with your
The #Samsung #GearS2 smartwatch was released in the U.S. a couple of months ago. Customers were promised that the wearable would get support for #SamsungPay sometime in December. However, the date has come and gone, but the smartwatch didn’t see an update carrying the company’s proprietary wireless payments service. A popular Samsung blog has now picked up
Square, the mobile payments startup, is finally getting onboard with mobile payments. After originally announcing their new reader back in June, they are finally starting to ship the device to retailers. The new reader not only brings support for chip-enabled cards (which have just started to become commonplace in the United States), it also brings support
#LG has officially confirmed while speaking to a South Korean media outlet that it will be launching its very own mobile payments service as soon as next month. This service will be the company’s official answer to #SamsungPay, which is currently leading the pack in terms of mobile payments, thanks to its use of MST
#Samsung recently announced a promo wherein first time credit card activations on #SamsungPay would be eligible for a free wireless charging pad. The Korean manufacturer has now made some changes to its policies and is offering a $50 rebate instead. This is much more valuable to the customers, especially if they’ve already bought the company’s wireless
As of now, #SamsungPay is a service made exclusively for #Samsung products. This is not exactly a surprise given what we’ve seen from the company in the past. However, the VP of the company’s mobile division, Injong Rhee has revealed that Samsung originally considered the idea of making the service compatible with non-Samsung devices as well.