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How To Create A Google Wallet Account: FAQs About Google Wallet

How To Create A Google Wallet Account: FAQs about Google Wallet: The newly launched Google Wallet account which was formerly known as Google Pay App has brought about a tremendous increase in the ease of payment by the users. Google Wallet app is a newly upgraded financial and payment app that google has made for the easy transaction of their users and for easy payment and receipt of payment in any currency worldwide.

Google Wallet app is a safe to use technology which has a better safe way to store and use your debit and credit cards, travel tickets, passes, keys and your personal identification cards against thefts and loss. It can also be used to save your important documents also.

Countries Where Google Wallet Features Are Available

The Google Wallet app was launched but it has not been made a worldwide payment app. The Google Wallet app is currently available to countries in:
Australia
Canada
Singapore
Ukraine
United Kingdom
United States
Austria
Belgium
Brazil
Bulgaria
Czech Republic
Germany
France
Poland
Romania
Spain
It is also available in more than 14 more countries which you can easily check for your countries availability here.

New Upgrades To Google Wallet App

1. Faster access to your saved items: This allows you to use your devices/gadget (phones or smart watches) to tap and make payments, board a plane, train or transit, attend events , make display of your COVID-19 vaccination info or even track and start your car

2. Add new items: This new feature has made it easy to add a new card or pass with just the tap of ”Add To Wallet” from the Home Screen and then make a quick save after adding them.

3. Finding of saved items easily: Google pay app now has a simple layout with larger texts that can help you to easily access and use your cards

4. View recent transactions: This added feature has made it a lot more easier to view your previous transactions and payments with just following this process
Tap on a Payment card
At the top right, tap Transaction details

5. Organize your cards: To make an arrangement of all your saved cards and passes, make a swipe to your last card and tap on ”Edit card order”. To re-order passes, touch and hold and drag them up or down.

6. Make an easier control of your data: With Google Pay app, you can easily access many of other google apps like Gmail, Calendar and Google Assistant. All these listed apps will provide for you notifications, alerts and other related information regarding your cards transactions, bus/train/plane tickets.

How To Create a Google Wallet Account

There are four Methods to Open the Google Wallet App to help you save and access any cards, passes or IDs saved to it.

With the Google Wallet app

  1. Open the Google Wallet app .
  2. Find any items that you added to Wallet.
  • To find cards that you added as payment methods: Swipe left and right.
  • To find and use other cards, passes, and IDs that you added: From the bottom of the screen, swipe up.
  • To use any card, pass, or ID you stored: Tap on it.

From Quick Settings

Important: This method only works on devices with Android 12 and up. Some Android phones may not have this feature as part of the Quick Settings menu.

Unlock your phone.
  • To find the Quick Settings menu, from the top of your screen, swipe down.
  • To expand it fully, swipe down again.
  • Tap the tile for Wallet. If you added a card, it appears here.
  • You can find and use debit and credit cards that you added. To find everything that you added to Google Wallet, at the bottom of the screen, tap Show all.
  • To find cards that you added as payment methods: Swipe left and right.
  • To find and use other cards, passes, and IDs that you added: From the bottom of the screen, swipe up.
  • To use any card, pass, or ID you stored: Tap on it.

From the lock screen

Important: This method only works on devices with Android 12 and up. Some Android phones may not have this feature. To access Google Wallet from the lock screen, you must first add a payment method.

  • At the bottom right of your phone’s lock screen, tap Wallet .
  • Unlock your phone.
  • You can find and use debit and credit cards that you’ve added. To find everything that you added to Google Wallet, at the bottom of the screen, tap Show all.
  • To find cards that you added as payment methods: Swipe left and right.
  • To find and use other cards, passes, and IDs that you added: From the bottom of the screen, swipe up.
  • To use any card, pass, or ID you stored: Tap on it.
  • Turn quick Wallet access on or off
  • Open your phone’s Settings app.
  • Tap Display and then Lock screen.
  • Turn Show wallet on or off.

FAQs about Google Wallet Apps

1. What’s the Difference Between Google Wallet and Google Pay
There is no big difference between the both of them the only thing that can be said is that Google Pay app is now converted to Google Wallet app and this simple change is just to make a simplified
way on how to store and use cards and transit passes

2. Do I Need To Download The Google Wallet App?
It is of no use to download the Google Wallet app since it was just converted from the Google Pay app and some more features was added to it.

For users who are still using the Google Pay app, the best thing to do is to go to your Google Playstore and update the Google Pay app and it will be converted for you with the new features added to it.
But in a case where you are a new user, all you have to do is to download the new Google Wallet app.

3. Can I Use Google Wallet to Tap to Pay?
Yes, one can actually make payments without having the payee contact with a supported debit or credit card that have been stored in the Google Wallet app anywhere and anytime.

4. Is Google Wallet App Available In My Country?
Google Wallet is presently available in 39 countries and regions. If your country or region is not listed, then you will have to keep checking back for when Google Wallet will expand its payment technologies to more places.

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