Tuesday , October 24 2017

ING Direct opens support for Android Pay – 38 financial institutions in Australia now offering Android Pay

Android Pay Australia

Since the launch of Android Pay, we have seen a couple of rounds of new financial institutions being added to the ranks of supporting bank and credit unions. Today that number increased by at least one, with Australia’s ING Direct firstly being added to the official list of support Banks and then card registration going live.

I can personally confirm the registration works just fine, and with its integration, with their Android App for verification, it was the easiest card to add yet. If you’re with ING Direct grab the Android Pay app and see if you can add your debit card.

For the full list of supported banks click here!
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  • ANZ
  • Amex Cards
  • Bank Australia
  • Bank Of Sydney
  • Beyond Bank Australia
  • Big Sky Building Society Limited
  • CAPE Credit Union Limited
  • Catalyst Money
  • Central West Credit Union Limited
  • Community First Credit Union
  • Credit Union Australia Ltd.
  • Defence Bank Limited
  • EECU Limited
  • First Option Credit Union
  • Goulburn Murray Credit Union Co-Op Limited
  • Holiday Coast Credit Union Ltd
  • Horizon Credit Union Ltd
  • Illawarra Credit Union
  • Intech Credit Union Limited
  • Laboratories Credit Union Limited
  • Macquarie
  • Maritime, Mining & Power Credit Union Ltd
  • Mystate Bank Limited
  • The Rock
  • Northern Beaches Credit Union
  • Northern Inland Credit Union Limited
  • People’s Choice Credit Union Ltd
  • Police Bank Limited
  • QT Mutual Bank Limited
  • Queenslanders Credit Union Limited
  • South West Slopes Credit Union Ltd
  • Sydney Credit Union Ltd
  • Teachers Mutual Bank Limited
  • The Mac
  • WAW Credit Union Co-Operative Limited
  • Woolworths Employees’ Credit Union Limited
  • Wyong Shire Credit Union Limited

If your bank isn’t on the list remember it’s easy to switch banks, even if it’s just your credit cards.

If you don’t have the app grab it below.

Android Pay
Android Pay
Developer: Google LLC
Price: Free

If your bank doesn’t support Android Pay are you about ready to make the switch? Let us know below.

Source: Google.

Duncan Jaffrey   Journalist

Duncan has been interested in technology since coding "Mary had a little Lamb" in Basic on his ZX Spectrum. A fan of all things Android, most days you'll find Duncan trawling the web for Android news or quietly editing away on Map Maker.

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9 Comments on "ING Direct opens support for Android Pay – 38 financial institutions in Australia now offering Android Pay"

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Simon Green
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Simon Green

Dumb question time. What is the difference between Android Pay and banks like NAB that have an app that uses the Android NFC for touch and go payments from your mobile?

Daniel Tyson
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Not dumb at all, Android Pay offers two things, first Contactless payments, and secondly support for in-app or online purchases. Essentially the benefit, once it’s widely adopted, is that you’ll be able to select Android Pay at checkout in apps or websites as well as at the literal checkout in a store. NAB and others you’ll still need to pull your CC out and enter in the numbers when making a purchase online.

Dean Rosolen

1. I don’t have any credit cards to switch.
2. Having to update direct debit details is a PITA.

Pete Lindley
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Pete Lindley

Interesting. Isn’t ING owned by CommBank?

Valued Guest

I think you are thinking of bankwest, the other orange bank.

Valued Guest

ING Direct is a wholly owned subsidiary of the multinational Dutch bank, ING Group.

Valued Guest

I remember reading that they sold their local subsidiary to ANZ a while back

Valued Guest

That was ING Insurance which was a joint partnership with ANZ, which is now wholely owned by ANZ and has been rebranded.


Just bought some stuff at Coles with Android Pay, works amazingly well


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