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Latest Samsung Pay news

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

Samsung Pay may soon face competition from Apple in Korea

Samsung Pay may soon face competition from Apple in Korea

  • By Mihai Matei
  • 2 mins ago
Samsung Wallet launched in India

Samsung Wallet launched in India

  • By Asif Iqbal Shaik
  • 4 days ago
Samsung Pay is becoming Samsung Wallet in India tomorrow

Samsung Pay is becoming Samsung Wallet in India tomorrow

  • By Asif Iqbal Shaik
  • 5 days ago
Samsung turns smartphones into points of sale for Belgian merchants

Samsung turns smartphones into points of sale for Belgian merchants

  • By Mihai Matei
  • 4 months ago
New updates are available for Samsung Wallet app and Pay Framework

New updates are available for Samsung Wallet app and Pay Framework

  • By Mihai Matei
  • 7 months ago
[Update: Fixed] Samsung Pay stops working on non-Samsung phones

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

Update: Samsung has confirmed to us that this issue has now been fixed through a patch, and Samsung Pay should now work as intended on non-Samsung phones. Original story Samsung Pay is usually associated with Galaxy smartphones. But even non-Samsung phone users can use the mobile payments app, especially those who use a Galaxy Watch […]

  • By Asif Iqbal Shaik
  • 8 months ago
Samsung Wallet merges Samsung Pay and Samsung Pass to store cards, IDs, digital keys, and more in one place

Samsung Wallet merges Samsung Pay and Samsung Pass to store cards, IDs, digital keys, and more in one place

Last week, Samsung announced that it would merge Samsung Pass and Samsung Pay into a single app. Today, the South Korean firm has relaunched the Samsung Wallet app. It blends features of Samsung Pass and Samsung Pay and adds some more features on top of them. If you can remember, Samsung had a Wallet app […]

  • By Asif Iqbal Shaik
  • 8 months ago
Samsung Pass will soon be merged into Samsung Pay, complete with Digital Keys, tickets, and more

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

In a surprise announcement, Samsung said earlier today that it will merge Samsung Pass and its features into the Samsung Pay app. The merger will start today in South Korea, and it will expand to other markets in the coming months. The new app will house all your credit cards, debit cards, passwords, digital keys, […]

  • By Asif Iqbal Shaik
  • 8 months ago
Europe finds fault with Apple’s selfish use of NFC

Europe finds fault with Apple’s selfish use of NFC

The European Commission isn’t happy with Apple’s monopolistic views regarding its mobile payment platform “Apple Pay.” The European Commission argues that Apple shouldn’t lock the NFC chip inside iPhones to work exclusively with its mobile payment platform. The Commission sent a Statement of Objections to Apple over its practices regarding Apple Pay earlier today. It […]

  • By Mihai Matei
  • 9 months ago
Samsung expands Pay platform in Brazil with support for C6 Bank cards

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
  • 10 months ago
Samsung Pay scores high points in an independent security test

Samsung Pay scores high points in an independent security test

According to an official newsroom post, Samsung revealed that in a recent security test conducted by an independent agency, Umlaut, which is a part of Accenture, the Samsung Pay app passed with flying colors. Samsung Pay managed to score 450 points out of 500 points. Moreover, the app also meets all the security standards of […]

  • By Sagar Naresh
  • 11 months ago
Moscow court decides Samsung can keep selling smartphones in Russia

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
  • 1 year ago
iPhones will soon accept card payments with tech perfected by Samsung

iPhones will soon accept card payments with tech perfected by Samsung

What if it was possible to allow small business owners to accept contactless credit card payments using just the smartphone in their pocket without extra hardware like the Square Reader? Montreal-based fintech startup Mobeewave developed its mobile point of sale (mPOS) solution to answer this very question. It worked with Samsung on a pilot program […]

  • By Adnan Farooqui
  • 1 year ago
What January 11? Samsung is selling the Galaxy S21 FE in Russia right now

What January 11? Samsung is selling the Galaxy S21 FE in Russia right now

Samsung’s official release date for the Galaxy S21 FE is January 11. At least, for most of the world, but surprisingly enough, Russia appears to be getting a head start. There’s no pre-order period for the device in Russia because the Galaxy S21 FE is available for purchase at Samsung’s official online store right now. […]

  • By Mihai Matei
  • 1 year ago
Samsung Pay makes virtual Troika transit card system possible in Russia

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

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

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
Russian court bans 61 Samsung smartphones following patent lawsuit

Russian court bans 61 Samsung smartphones following patent lawsuit

Samsung’s smartphone business wasn’t doing too great in Russia earlier this summer, as its biggest rival from China, Xiaomi, was able to capture a couple of extra percentage points in terms of market share. Samsung hoped that the launch of the Galaxy M52 5G and M22 in Russia would close that gap with Xiaomi, but […]

  • By Mihai Matei
  • 1 year ago
Banner ads in Samsung Pay and Samsung Health finally removed

Banner ads in Samsung Pay and Samsung Health finally removed

Samsung has an annoying habit of promoting its own services across its entire smartphone lineup. While it is understandable on some low-cost devices, there is no legitimate reason for it to run ads on high-end smartphones such as the Galaxy Z Fold 3 and Galaxy S21 Ultra. The worst part is, there is no way to […]

  • By Anil Ganti
  • 1 year ago
Galaxy Watch 4 gets Google Pay in markets where Samsung Pay is M.I.A.

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
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