Android Pay to enter India in 2017 through UPI

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According to a report out of the North American country, Google's mobile payments service will be officially launched there on May 31.

There are already "thousands" of stores and establishments where Android owners can go to and use Android Pay, like Burger King, Starbucks, H&M, McDonalds, and a lot of other local brands and businesses.

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They see UPI as a simple, seamless payment option with a mobile focus, which is what these companies are interested in. A few months later, an official announcement was made, confirming that PayPal would be integrated with Android Pay.

Google has launched its Android Pay mobile payments service in Russian Federation, allowing those with eligible Visa and Mastercard credit or debit cards issued from 15 supporting banks and financial institutions to make in-store and in-app payments using their compatible mobile devices.

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It was first reported back in January this year that PayPal was soon going to integrate its payment service with Android Pay. Now, we're just waiting on Brazil, Canada, Spain, and Taiwan.

This is a great workaround for those who have been unable to use Android Pay because it doesn't have support for their bank or card provider. "UPI is truly well-suited for peer-to-peer and other on-phone payments experiences".

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You can grab the update right now from the Google Play Store. In all of these countries, the digital wallet has successfully partnered with several banks to enable users to make quick and easy in-app as well as contact-less transactions through the app.