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Latest Pay news

Here you will find the latest news and most recent developments on the Pay, with regular updates and all the information you need.

The unified Samsung Wallet platform is now available in South Africa

  • By Mihai Matei
  • 2 months ago

Samsung turns smartphones into points of sale for Belgian merchants

  • By Mihai Matei
  • 4 months ago

[Update: Fixed] Samsung Pay stops working on non-Samsung phones

  • By Asif Iqbal Shaik
  • 7 months ago

Samsung Pass will soon be merged into Samsung Pay, complete with Digital Keys, tickets, and more

  • By Asif Iqbal Shaik
  • 8 months ago

Europe finds fault with Apple’s selfish use of NFC

  • By Mihai Matei
  • 9 months ago

Samsung expands Pay platform in Brazil with support for C6 Bank cards

Samsung Pay is expanding its capabilities for customers in Brazil. The mobile payment platform has been around in Brazil since 2016. And beginning today, Pay customers can link their C6 Bank cards to make fast and secure payments using their Galaxy smartphones and smartwatches. C6 Bank customers can register their C6, C6 Platinum, C6 Carbon, […]

  • By Mihai Matei
  • 9 months ago

Moscow court decides Samsung can keep selling smartphones in Russia

Samsung can rest easy knowing that its mobile business in Russia won’t be brought to its knees by a recent lawsuit. Last October, Swiss company SQWIN SA filed a lawsuit against Samsung in Russia in an attempt to ban the company from selling its products in the country and ultimately earn a profit off of […]

  • By Mihai Matei
  • 12 months ago

Samsung Pay makes virtual Troika transit card system possible in Russia

Starting today, Samsung Pay customers in Russia can use their smartphones as a virtual Troika transit card. This digital upgrade was made possible through a collaboration with Google, VTB Bank, Mastercard, and Mosmetro. The virtual Troika transit card can be added to any Samsung phone that offers compatibility with Samsung Pay via NFC, though it’s […]

  • By Mihai Matei
  • 1 year ago

Samsung Pay will soon cease to support Boost QR payments

Boost QR support will be going away from Samsung Pay next week, and the company recently began notifying Pay customers in Malaysia about the service’s closure. The Samsung Pay app will receive a mandatory update on November 15, after which Boost QR payments will no longer be available. Samsung added support for Boost QR to […]

  • By Mihai Matei
  • 1 year ago

Scan QR-Samsung Pay integration makes mobile payments in India quicker

Samsung India is making it easier for Pay customers to make quick QR code mobile payments on the go. The company announced today the integration of Scan QR with Samsung Pay. The feature is going live through a software update on Galaxy devices that support the platform. Samsung Pay has been able to scan Bharat […]

  • By Mihai Matei
  • 1 year ago

Galaxy M31 gets Samsung Pay Mini support with September 2021 security update

Samsung started rolling out the September 2021 security update last week with the Galaxy S20 FE. Multiple high-end and mid-range smartphones have already received the update. The Galaxy M31 has now started getting Samsung’s latest security patch and Samsung Pay Mini functionality. The Galaxy M31 is getting a new software update in India. It comes […]

  • By Abhijeet Mishra
  • 1 year ago

Galaxy Watch 4 gets Google Pay in markets where Samsung Pay is M.I.A.

Google is bringing its mobile payment platform to Wear OS in more countries, which means Galaxy Watch 4 users now have an alternative to Samsung Pay. Even better, Google Pay just went live for Wear OS in several countries where Samsung Pay has yet to be released. Following the recent update (via Android Police), Google […]

  • By Mihai Matei
  • 1 year ago

American Express is ending support for Samsung Pay in India

Samsung Pay was launched in India four years ago with support for credit cards and debit cards from various banks and financial institutions. American Express was among those banks that brought Samsung Pay support in the first phase. However, the bank has now announced that it will end Samsung Pay support in the country. American […]

  • By Asif Iqbal Shaik
  • 1 year ago

Samsung Pay will soon be able to store your COVID-19 vaccination records

Samsung will soon allow customers to store their COVID-19 vaccination record in digital format on their Galaxy smartphone, as long as they have access to Samsung Pay. The company has partnered with non-profit health care data organization The Commons Project to bring vaccination records to Samsung Pay customers. The process is simple and involves the […]

  • By Mihai Matei
  • 1 year ago

Samsung will soon stop showing ads in its stock apps

Last year, Samsung started to show ads and promotions in some of its stock apps like Samsung Music, Samsung Pay, Samsung Themes, and Samsung Weather. Galaxy smartphone and tablet users were pretty outraged over this move and questioned whether they should continue buying products from Samsung. Now, it is being reported that those ads might […]

  • By Asif Iqbal Shaik
  • 1 year ago

Samsung Pay: What is it, where is it, and how do you use it?

Carrying a wallet around with all your credit and debit cards inside is not in fashion anymore. Well, at least if you have a Galaxy smartphone that supports Samsung Pay. What is Samsung Pay? It’s a mobile payment system that lets you use your smartphone to pay at retail stores around the world. In this […]

  • By Abhijeet Mishra
  • 2 years ago

Samsung Pay to support mobile payments for Gyeonggi local currency

Gyeonggi-do is South Korea’s most populous province. It covers 31 cities and districts. Each has its own currency. Some of the cities and districts have local paper currency. Most of them provide prepaid cards that can also be used with Google Pay. Only three cities offer a digital currency. Samsung Electronics has been working with […]

  • By Adnan Farooqui
  • 2 years ago

Samsung has a new credit card service with cashback offers in Russia

Samsung has just announced the release of a new debit and credit card service in Russia in collaboration with Tinkoff and Mastercard. It comes with various benefits, especially for Samsung customers who can take advantage of discounts of 20%-to-45% when purchasing Samsung products including smartphones, laptops, TVs, and home appliances. The 20%-to-45% discounts become available […]

  • By Mihai Matei
  • 2 years ago

Samsung and Mastercard announce biometric card with fingerprint sensor

Samsung Electronics and Mastercard have announced a new strategic collaboration today for the purpose of developing a Samsung Card with a built-in fingerprint scanner and ensure secure transactions at in-store payment terminals. Technical details regarding the upcoming product are few but it sounds like Samsung’s solution will be similar to the Mastercard Biometric Payment Card […]

  • By Mihai Matei
  • 2 years ago

Smartwatch compatibility for Samsung Pay goes live in Germany today

Starting today, March 4, Samsung Pay customers in Germany can make mobile payments using their Galaxy smartwatches, with the list of supported models including the Galaxy Watch, the Galaxy Watch Active and Galaxy Watch Active 2, as well as the latest Galaxy Watch 3 model. A beta program for Samsung Pay was released in Germany […]

  • By Mihai Matei
  • 2 years ago
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