An Update on Mobile Payments: Android Pay and Samsung Pay

As you take on the world, smartphone in hand, we don’t want to slow you down. Together, you and your mobile side-kick can do just about anything these days. And that’s the way it should be.

We’re excited to share that we now support three of the top mobile pay options: Android Pay®, Samsung Pay™, and Apple Pay®.

All three options allow you to make payments for goods or services directly from your mobile device without providing card information at each transaction. Both the Ally Bank debit card and the Ally CashBack Credit Card can be used to make secure mobile payments with Android Pay, Samsung Pay, and Apple Pay.

To activate Android Pay or Samsung Pay, you have to add and verify your card information on your mobile device. First, provide your card information within the Android Pay app or the Samsung Pay app to enroll in mobile payments. Then you will need to follow the onscreen instructions in order to verify your account. Once verified, you’ll receive an email confirmation which means you’ve successfully activated either Android Pay or Samsung Pay!

Android Pay is available on any NFC-enabled device running Android OS 4.4 (KitKat) or higher. Samsung Pay is available on the Galaxy S7, Galaxy S7 edge, Galaxy S7 active, Galaxy S6 edge+, Galaxy Note5, Galaxy S6 edge, Galaxy S6, and Galaxy S6 active. More information on Apple Pay can be found here.

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  1. 1

    I’d love to see support for Microsoft Wallet! Ally has done a great job having a Windows Phone app, which definitely is one of the many reasons I love this bank – if you guys support Microsoft Wallet for tap to pay, I’ll be incredibly happy!

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      We’re glad to hear you’re enjoying the Windows Phone app, Ezra! Supporting Microsoft Wallet is not currently in our pipeline, but we will keep the community updated if that changes.

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