(MENAFN- Gulf Times)
Commercial Bank has announced the launch of Google Pay in Qatar, enabling customers to easily and securely pay with their Android phones and “Wear OS” devices (tablets and watches) online and in stores that support wireless payments. contact.
Customers can simply add their supported commercial banking credit or debit cards in the Google Pay app, then hold their Wear OS phone or device to a payment terminal to make a contactless payment in seconds. Google Pay is accepted at grocery stores, pharmacies, taxis, restaurants, cafes, retail stores and many more places.
Every Google Pay purchase is secure because it’s authenticated with Face ID, Touch ID, or device passcode.
As an added security feature, the actual card number is not stored on the device or in the merchant’s system, transactions are made using a unique device account number, called token, thereby ensuring the privacy and security of the customer’s personal information.
Commenting on the launch of the new payment solution, Shahnawaz Rashid, EGM and Head of Retail Banking at Commercial Bank said, “With the launch of Google Pay, Commercial Bank continues to lead banking innovation and digitalization in the region. and reinforces its commitment to creating seamless payment experiences for customers and merchants, constantly creating ways to provide customers with access to modern and secure ways to make payments, regardless of the device they are using. choose to use.
Roya Khajeh, AGM and Head of Cards and Payments at Commercial Bank, said: “Commercial Bank has always been a market leader in introducing innovative payment technologies as well as a key influencer in creating new trends in the market in Qatar. We are proud to offer our customers a new digital option to pay quickly and securely with Google Pay.”
In order to set up Google Pay and take advantage of this service, customers must first download the Google Wallet app from the Google Play store. Google Wallet is an application that allows you to store Google Pay cards, as well as loyalty cards, boarding passes, etc.
Google Pay is easy to set up, using any Android device running Lollipop 5.0 or higher, just open the Google Wallet app, tap + and follow the steps to add commercial bank credit or debit cards. Once a customer has added a card to their phone or Wear OS devices, they can immediately start using Google Pay on that device.
Customers will continue to receive all rewards and benefits offered by Commercial Bank cards.
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