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Nubank partners with Google Pay for contactless payments

Nubank customers now will be able to use their cell phone for purchases in the debit or credit function at any establishment that accepts contactless payments

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Nubank joined the team of financial institutions that use Google Pay in Brazil as a feature of the digital wallet. The Brazilian fintech announced a partnership with Google Pay, Google‘s digital payment platform, which will allow the integration of Nubank credit or debit cards with the digital wallet.

Google Pay is a digital wallet service that allows payments both at physical establishments and online stores. In the case of face-to-face payments, just bring the phone closer to the machine to finalize the purchase.

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Nubank customers now will be able to use their cell phone for purchases in the debit or credit function at any establishment that accepts contactless payments, in addition to websites and apps.

Payments via Google Pay are more secure because there is no need to provide any additional card details to the seller; the data is encrypted. The feature, however, is only available to users of mobile phones with Android operating system.

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To use the service, the user only needs to register the Nubank card on Google Pay. According to Nubank, contactless payments increased by more than 114% in 2020.

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