Google Play Store Now Accepts PayPal
Google today made it easier for consumers to pay for Play Store purchases by adding support for PayPal. Android device owners can register their PayPal account with the Play Store and use PayPal - rather than a credit card - to make app, game, and other content purchases. PayPal is available to consumers in 12 countries, including the U.S. and Canada. Google also expanded carrier billing and Google Play gift cards to more carriers and more countries. Last, developers in 13 new countries can sell apps in the Play Store for the first time. Google believes the expanded support for varied payment vehicles will entice developers to create more apps for the Android platform.
Google, PayPal Extend Mobile and Online Payment Partnership
PayPal today said it has deepened its relationship with Google and Google Pay in order to make it easier for people to make payments from their mobile devices and on the web. PayPal says people who add PayPal to any of Google's services will be able to pay across the entire Google ecosystem anywhere PayPal is offered as a payment option.
Android Pay and PayPal Now Play Nice
Google's Android Pay service is now compatible with PayPal. The companies today announced that Android Pay users can opt to use their PayPal account as a source of funds when making tap-and-go payments at retail stores or on the web.
iPhone Owners Can Now Make Payments via PayPal
PayPal today announced that it has added support for Apple accounts. The change means people who use the iPhone, iPad, Apple Watch, and other Apple devices will be able to make purchases from the App Store, Apple Music, iTunes, and iBooks using their PayPal account.
PayPal to Kill Off Its Windows Phone and BlackBerry Apps
PayPal today said it will sunset its Windows Phone, BlackBerry, and Amazon Fire Phone apps on June 30. After that date, Windows Phone, BlackBerry, and Fire Phone users will not be able to login to or use the Paypal mobile app.