After renaming its mobile payment service by abandoning the Android Pay brand, Google assured that great changes were coming for the platform. And so it has been. Over the months, Google Pay has become an increasingly complete and mature service , with the possibility of,or integration with. But that’s just the beginning .
Today, as reported, the famous online payment platform, PayPal, has begun to integrate deeply into the service of the great G , starting by allowing users to add their PayPal information to Google Pay, and make purchases or payments through PayPal without having to leave the Google platform.
The last time that Google and PayPal carried out such a collaboration, it was in 2014 to allow Android users to buy Google Play content with the PayPal balance. Now, this alliance goes further, through the integration of the service belonging to eBay in the Google payments service .
There is no doubt that this collaboration will benefit both companies equally . In the case of Google, because users will not have to abandon their services to make purchases or payments, and PayPal because this integration potentially translates into a greater number of transactions through its platform, which in turn means a greater amount of commission income.
In the first moment, the integration will be effective on platforms such as Gmail, YouTube or the Google Store, the company’s own device store . In this way, users can purchase products and services using their PayPal accounts. In addition, it has been confirmed that it will be possible to send money between users. For now it has not been specified when changes in the platform will be carried out, but we assume that in a short time Google Pay users will be able to include their PayPal data through the Mountain View payments application.
Beyond all this, it is worth mentioning that, in the captures offered by PayPal, we can see a somewhat renewed design in the Google Pay app, where the lower part changes the current category “Cards” to “Payments”, and new sections appear as “Entries”, which suggests the arrival of new functions such as the possibility