Google Wallet for Gmail starts expanded customer roll-out

Monday 29 July 2013 11:46 CET | News

Google Wallet has started an extended roll-out of its Google Wallet online and mobile payments functionality, which has been integrated with Gmail as of May 2013.

As such, a larger number of Gmail users have received invitations to use Google Wallet via their Google-powered email accounts to send money to friends and family directly within Gmail.

In mid-May 2013, Google Wallet announced plans to integrated with Gmail. To send money in Gmail, users would have to link their bank accounts to Google Wallet or use their Google Wallet balance.

While sending money in Gmail is currently only available on desktop, users can send money from Google Wallet at from their phone or laptop. They will need to have set up Google Wallet to send and receive money and Google Wallet Purchase Protection to cover themselves against eligible unauthorized payments.

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Keywords: Google Wallet, Gmail, mobile payments, money transfer
Categories: Payments & Commerce
Countries: World
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Payments & Commerce