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Google Pay now available on the web via desktop and iOS

Google Pay now available on the web via desktop and iOS

The search engine giant's payment platform could also pose a challenge for Apple Pay which works on both desktop and mobile devices and other mobile payment services. Though, it could take some time before the desktop version gets its footings correctly, there is no doubt that Google has made a good decision to extend it to browsers.

No matter whether you are an iPhone user or a desktop user, Google Pay will be more convenient to you and you will be able to make transactions more quickly and hassle-free.

Bank details are protected: Choose Google Pay at checkout and pay with a few quick clicks instead.

The roll out comes long after Apple Pay arrived on the web with iOS 10, back in September 2016. However, Google still offers exclusive offers on Android devices.

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After setting up Google Pay, you can use it to make payments at stores, online and on certain apps. If your card is already in Google Pay, your expiration date will update as soon as it's issued.

But the latest change will see Google Pay expand in scope. The digital wallet platform starting the roll out to the other browsers such as Firefox, Safari. Your saved cards will also be easily accessible from all platforms so you don't need to add them separately. So if you are the one who makes use of Google Pay on daily basis then this write-up may help you.

Up until now, Google Pay (combination of Google Wallet and Android Pay) worked in the Chrome web browser, and of course, you could also access the service through its Android app.