Google Pay continues to expand its support to new financial entities around the world. One of the last to join…
Google Pay continues to expand its support to new financial entities around the world. One of the last to join was the Spanish Openbank , a subsidiary of Banco Santander, and today Google is returning to Europe to make its mobile payments service compatible with N26, the bank of German origin, famous for being 100% operable from the smartphone.
As of today, all those N26 customers can already add your debit cards N26, N26 Black or N26 Business , and start enjoying the Google mobile payments platform.
As confirmed by the company itself through its official Twitter profile, the compatibility with Google Pay – a platform previously known as Android Pay -, is available today in Spain, Ireland, Belgium and Slovakia . As with the other entities, it will only be necessary to download the Google Pay application on the smartphone, in case it is not already, and add card data to start making transactions through the NFC connectivity of the device.
Android customers – you can now use your N26 card with #GooglePay in Spain, Ireland, Belgium, Slovakia! Read more on our blog.
– N26 (@ n26) April 24, 2018
This is a great step forward for N26, a bank that since its creation is differentiated from the rest by his philosophy 100% mobile , since all the operations, from the creation of the account, the obtaining of cards and other financial operations, can be made directly from the mobile app. App that, on the other hand, is among the top of best designed banking tools in the universe fintech .
With this arrival, Google Pay is already compatible, in Spain, with BBVA, N26, American Express, Openbank and prepaid post cards . It is true that this is a scarce range of options, but during the last months we have seen how the company has worked hand in hand with the different entities to expand its compatibility, at a slow, but safe pace.
Before finalizing, it is worth noting that one of the advantages of Google Pay as a method of payment is that the customer’s card number is not shared at any time with the establishment where the purchase is made , but the platform uses a virtual account number to keep the data safe at all times. Soon, in addition, the Google payments service will be much more complete , thanks to the possibility of adding tickets to events, boarding passes and other functions that Yesterday we explained in more detail.
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