New and upgraded Google Wallet was announced at Google I/O meet in 2022. Improved Google (G) Wallet has rolled out for Android users in 39 countries. Now, the new Google Wallet will replace the old Google Pay but the US, Singapore and India will be able to use both G Wallet and Google Pay.
We are using google pay around one year before Google Pay, we have used “Google Tez”. Google has improved Google Tez and changed its name this a lot of features. Now Google is back with an old name but some advanced features. Goggle Wallet can keep valuable information and IDs like credit cards, hotel keys, metro cards, loyalty cards and boarding passes etc. And it can also support many more items as well. Google Pay is one of the largest payment platforms in India and some other countries. G Wallet is upgraded during the pandemic and now it supports vaccine certificates also.
Users need not worry about their data protection. Google is back with Google Wallet and add some android security features like password protection and facial recognition. New G Wallet will be able to store their data and share it with encryption. So that their data may be safe.
Google Wallet was an NFC based payment app but from time to time it was upgraded and added some features like money transfer, bill payment, donation, education fee payment and other app based payments. Now wallet app users may connect with other apps and share their information and the wallet can remind you of your flight and also inform you about reservation changes in your flight. If we compare samsung pay v google pay v apple pay, Google Pay users more than others.
G Wallet package name is “com.google.android.apps.walletnfcrel”. In the US, Google has lost its popularity and the user has uninstalled an old version of google pay. But Google comes with old name and new features. Users will be happy if they came with old features. It has a new plan for all the users.
Google Pay was created by combining Google Wallet and Android Pay in 2018. G Pay users will be able to use the new Google Wallet except in Singapore and US because both these countries including India will be able to use Google Pay and Google Wallet. We can say “old is gold”.
Conclusion: Google launched a new Google Wallet and it has some advanced features like android password protection and facial recognition and user can keep their Ids, credit cards, vaccination certificate, hotel keys and boarding passes. Users can send money, bill pay and tap n pay. In the future, users will store their driving licence and many more documents in G Wallet.