Android Pay enters 11th global market with launch in Russian Federation

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Just tap on the "Pay with Android Pay" within the app or site and your payment will be complete. A few months later, an official announcement was made, confirming that PayPal would be integrated with Android Pay. The companies did say that it would take a while before the integration went live.

Google launched Android Pay in the USA in 2015 and has since introduced the service in several countries, including the UK, Russia, Australia, Singapore and Japan. The mobile payment gateway has now added another country to its roster, letting people in Russian Federation pay for their online and offline purchases through their phones.

Russian Federation becomes the 11th country where Android Pay can be used, joining the USA, the United Kingdom, Singapore, Australia, Hong Kong, Poland, New Zealand, the Republic of Ireland, Japan, and Belgium.

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The integration will enable PayPal users to link their account to Android Pay. Once linked together, the PayPal account appears as a payment option within the Android Pay app.

We are always looking for ways to make it easy for people to pay with their mobile devices, such as Android Pay in some countries, and looking to expand those capabilities to the next billion users. Tapping that would bring you to the screen where you would be able to link your Android Pay account with the PayPal app. (Here's a full list of the banks, plsu the cards that will be supported.) Plus, banks such as Raiffeisenbank, Sberbank, and Tinkoff Bank will feature the benefits of Android Pay in their own applications.

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