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Google getting rid of Pay app in June

Google will shut down the Google Pay app for U.S. users in early June, shuttering a service once heralded as a possible replacement for Android Pay and Google Wallet. The company announced the upcoming shutdown of the app Thursday, saying it hopes to streamline the company’s payment apps to include only Google Wallet, which it said is used five times more in the U.S. than the Pay app.  While it won’t be available in the U.S. past June 4, the Google Pay app will remain accessible in India and Singapore.…

Google is sunsetting the Google Pay app in the US later this year

Google has announced that Google Pay is shutting down in the United States in June, as the standalone app has largely been replaced by Google Wallet. The company says the move is designed to simplify its payment apps. After the standalone app shuts down in the United States, it will only be available in Singapore and India. Although the change may seem sudden, it makes sense for Google to consolidate and simplify its payment apps to make its services less confusing for its users, as it props up…

Google Pay is shutting down in the US later this year

Google Pay was largely replaced by Google Wallet back in 2022, but it has still been operating in several countries, including the US. Now, the search giant has announced that Pay will be discontinued stateside on June 4, 2024 in a push to simplify its payment apps. After that, it will only be available in Singapore and India due to the "unique needs in those countries," Google wrote in a blog.As part of the deprecation, Google will be removing peer-to-peer (P2P) payments, managing your balance and "find offers and…

Google Pay app is shutting down in the US this year

Last updated: February 23rd, 2024 at 10:20 UTC+01:00 Google has announced that it is shutting down the Google Pay app in the US. If you are among those using the Google Pay app on your Galaxy or other Android smartphone, you will not be able to use it starting June 2024. Instead, you need to switch to the Google Wallet app in the future. Google Pay users in the US need to switch to Google Wallet The Google Pay app will stop working in the US on June 4, 2024. Users need to switch to the Google Wallet app, which has…

How to activate and use UPI for international payments

Now, you can use UPI (Unified Payments Interface) internationally as well, using BHIM and other third-party apps such as Google Pay, Paytm, and PhonePe. This grants you financial freedom to conduct transactions without the need to carry foreign currency or cards. Below is an easy step-by-step guide on how to activate UPI International and make payments online. So without further ado, let’s explore the process along with how UPI International works and how to use the feature.Note: For this feature to work, both your and…

India stumped on how to cut PhonePe and Google dominance in payments

India is facing a quandary in enforcing long-delayed rules to curb the dominance of PhonePe and Google Pay in the country’s booming digital UPI payments market. The National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI), a special unit of the central bank, wants to cap market share of any player at 30% in the Unified Payments Interface ecosystem. With Paytm, the third leading player on the UPI charts, fighting for its survival, the NPCI faces a unique challenge to get PhonePe and Google Pay to lower…

Supriya Sule: Google Pay, PhonePe two ‘ticking’ time bombs, says LS member Supriya Sule

NCP MP Supriya Sule on Friday alleged that apps like Google Pay and PhonePe are "two ticking time bombs" and sought to know what steps the government is taking to check money laundering. Participating in a discussion on 'The White Paper on Indian economy' in Lok Sabha, Sule said whatever happened in Paytm Payments Bank Ltd (PPBL) is "very alarming" and is almost like money laundering. The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) last month directed PPBL to stop accepting deposits or top-ups in customer accounts, wallets, FASTags and…

Indian parliamentary panel red-flags PhonePe and Google Pay cornering 83% of India’s UPI payments amid Paytm clampdown

An Indian parliamentary panel has urged the government to support the growth of domestic fintech players that can provide alternatives to the Walmart-backed PhonePe and Google Pay apps that currently command more than 83% of the country’s fast-growing digital payments market. The 58-page report, which includes a series of recommendations, comes at a time when Paytm, another leading payments firm in the country, is reeling from a clampdown on its payments bank business. The Reserve Bank of…

BHIM payments app offering users up to Rs 750 cashback

Image Source : FILE Representational Image BHIM App Cashback Offers: The BHIM payments app is currently offering cashback deals of up to Rs 750, giving users a chance to earn money back on their transactions. These offers are available for a limited time, so users should act fast to claim them. Flat Rs 150 cashback offer Users can get a flat cashback of Rs