In recent times Google Wallet has made some success in the online payment segment and now the search giant has announced it to become more friendly. At the Google I/O developers conference in San Francisco the company said money can be transferred now even through Gmail.
Google has issued application programming interfaces (API) for the developers to access Google Wallet and make possible all the buying stuff within the Android apps and also make payment easier on the Web by not re-entering payment information. Yes, Google has worked out to make possible merchants adding up easy access to the loyalty cards and programs.
The e-mail payment functionality is much easy to make digital payment. In fact it is now as simple as attaching a document or photo in an e-mail.
The easiness of the Google Wallet does not stop here. You can also send money to non-Gmail user through e-mail. Moreover, it is absolutely free to send money if Google Wallet is linked to bank account. However, if the Google Wallet is linked to credit or debit card then it is chargeable with service fees.
Google has only enabled sending money via Gmail through desktop. To send from a mobile device you need to visit the site wallet.google.com. A Google Wallet account is required and only in the U.S. the e-mail money transfer works as of now.
Google said the service will be rolled out across the U.S. in coming months and to Gmail users who are at least 18 years of age.
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