Samsung Pay Favorite Cards open automatically near an NFC terminal
The Samsung Pay mobile payments service was launched a few years ago. It allows users with compatible Samsung smartphones to make payments on the go. What makes the service unique is that in addition to NFC, it has support for MST (Magnetic Secure Transmission) technology. This allows users to make mobile payments even at merchants that don’t have special NFC terminals. MST lets them accept Samsung Pay using nothing more than a conventional card machine.
The most recent version of the Samsung Pay app brings a useful little tweak for where users are near an NFC terminal. It will automatically pull up their Favorite Cards if their phone is awake near an NFC payment terminal.
Samsung Pay Favorite Cards makes accessing frequently used cards easier
Users can add credit and debit cards from supported banks and financial institutions to Samsung Pay. The app allows them to make some of those cards as favorites. This makes it easier for them to access the cards that they use most frequently for purchases. There’s no need to scroll through the entire list of added cards just to get to a particular one.
With the latest version of Samsung Pay, when the device is awake near an NFC payment terminal, the Favorite Cards will open automatically. Users can just tap to select the one they’d like to use and can proceed to make the payment. It shaves some time off the entire process which is a good thing.
This feature is present in the latest version of the Samsung Pay app.