Monday , June 18 2018

Google adds PayPal to list of payment options in Google Play for Australia

PayPal Play
Back in May, Google announced that they would be adding PayPal to the list of ways you could pay for items in Google Play. Unfortunately at the time, just 12 countries made it into the list, but Australia wasn’t one of them. Today, Google has updated their support page and added a further six countries and Australia is at the top of the list.

Google Play customers in Greece, New Zealand, Portugal, Singapore and Sweden will also have the option as well. The option to use PayPal should show up under ‘Payment Options’ when you go to purchase items in Google Play as you see below, but it doesn’t appear to be there just yet.

PayPal_GooglePlay_N5_Animation

PayPal is a simpler option for some people to use as opposed to adding credit cards to Google Play, so perhaps this will encourage some more sales.

Can you see the option to pay with PayPal in Google Play? Do you prefer using PayPal over Google Wallet?

Source: Google Play Support.
Via: Android Police.

Daniel Tyson   Editor

Dan is a die-hard Android fan. Some might even call him a lunatic. He's been an Android user since Android was a thing, and if there's a phone that's run Android, chances are he owns it (his Nexus collection is second-to-none) or has used it.

Dan's dedication to Ausdroid is without question, and he has represented us at some of the biggest international events in our industry including Google I/O, Mobile World Congress, CES and IFA.

3
Join the Ausdroid Conversation

avatar
1 Comment threads
2 Thread replies
0 Followers
 
Most reacted comment
Hottest comment thread
2 Comment authors
ohdennygrant Recent comment authors
  Subscribe  
newest oldest most voted
Notify of
ohdenny
Valued Guest

Can’t seem to add it on the webstore and doesn’t show up on my HTC One yet

“Uh oh. There was a problem.
Error retrieving information from server.”

grant
Valued Guest
grant

You’re not alone.

ohdenny
Valued Guest

Just been able to add it on the webstore. Haven’t checked on my phone if the option is there yet.

Check Also

Google’s Smart Lock seems to have lost Trusted Places, and now got it back again

Google’s Smart Unlock feature (which you’ll find in most modern Androids regardless of which company …