Google to Discontinue Google Pay App in the US, Shifts Users to Google Wallet

Google has announced plans to discontinue its payments app, Google Pay, in the United States, aiming to simplify the user experience. The tech giant will transition all users to Google Wallet.

“The U.S. version of the standalone Google Pay app will no longer be available for use starting June 4, 2024. You can continue to access the most popular features — tapping to pay in stores and managing payment methods — right from Google Wallet, which is used five times more than the Google Pay app in the U.S.,” it said in a blog post.

Google said that its Google Pay services remain unaffected in other countries, including India. “We want to help make this transition as smooth as possible. Anywhere you normally use Google Pay — from checking out online to tapping and paying in stores — remains the same. And for the millions of people who use the Google Pay app in India and Singapore, nothing will change as we continue to build for the unique needs in those countries,” it added.

The company assured that its Google Pay services will continue to operate as usual in other countries, including India.


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Google emphasized its commitment to ensuring a smooth transition for users. Functions like online checkout and in-store payments will remain unchanged. For users in India and Singapore, where the Google Pay app is widely used, there will be no alterations as Google continues to cater to the specific needs of those markets.

Even after June 4, 2024, US users will retain the ability to view and transfer funds to their bank accounts via the Google Pay website.