Gmail for Android now allows you to send and receive money

by John Smith | March 15, 2017 10:33 AM

37[1]Google Mail is one of the most used mailing services in the market. Google has been rolling out updates to improve user experience and meet users’ mailing demand. The biggest search engine on Earth today announced that users now can send and receive money through Google Wallet on Gmail for Android. Previously, Google Wallet was only available on the desktop app of Gmail, making your transaction much easier and quicker.

Google’s decision to bring Google Wallet to the Gmail app for Android aims to compete directly with other online transfer apps in the market such as PayPal and social media services like Facebook and Snap. According to tech experts, digital payment sharing market is showing no signs of slowdown and Google is completely aware of that. However, Mountain View-based Company still has a lot of things to do to challenge PayPal, the leading digital payment service.

To send and receive money through Gmail app for Android, you first need to open the Gmail app on your Android smartphone. After that, you are supposed to enter the email address of the recipient and click the Money icon. Once you are done, you will be asked to choose the amount of money you wish to send to your friends or someone else. You now need to click Attach and hit the Send button. If you don’t have a Google Wallet account, you will be asked to create one. Once everything is done, the recipient simply needs to open up the email with transfer attachment and click Claim Money.

The feature is now available in the US and UK and there is no word about when Google will be rolling out the feature widely. If you now live in the US, you can send money that is now in your Google Wallet balance, on your debit card or in your bank account linked to Google Wallet.

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