Google Pay

Learn how to accept Google Pay in your website or Android app.
If you still have questions after reading this guide, check out our answers to common questions.

Google Pay™ is a simple, secure payment experience allowing shoppers to make first time and recurring purchases with major credit cards (e.g. Mastercard, Visa, American Express, Discover, etc.) saved to their Google Account, including ones from Google Play, YouTube, Chrome, or an Android device.

Benefits

Supported markets

Shopper device requirements

Google Pay in the BlueSnap APIs

Benefits

  • A better way to pay: Google Pay is a faster, more secure way to pay on sites and in apps using the payment methods saved to a Google Account.

  • Availability: Google Pay is accepted in millions of places around the world. It's available on Android, iOS, and desktop, and you can use it on multiple browsers, including Chrome, Firefox, and Safari.

  • Increased conversions: Google Pay delivers frictionless checkout by eliminating the need to type billing and shipping details. Increase conversions by giving shoppers a better way to pay.

  • Increased security: Google Pay protects your payment info with multiple layers of security, including card network tokenization.

Supported markets

Supported merchant countries

Merchants domiciled in the following regions will be able to accept Google Pay:

  • Australia
  • Europe
  • United States (US)

Issuers supporting Google Pay

Shoppers whose issuing banks are located on this list will be eligible to purchase with Google Pay; however, shoppers using tokenized cards (cards stored on their Android device) can only use them in a subset of countries and on compatible Android devices..

Shopper device requirements

The following documentation describes the Google Pay device requirements:

Setting up Google Pay

Accepting donations?

Your shoppers can make donations using Google Pay from most devices, including their computer’s Chrome browser, Android phone, and even on iOS devices with the Chrome app.

How to Use Google Pay with Donorbox

For details on how to collect donations with Google Pay on Android & Chrome, access this site.

Uploading icons to display on shopper's device (optional)

You have the option to upload icons that will display on the shopper's device during payment authorization. Icons can improve the checkout experience by providing visual reassurance that the payment is going to the right place.

Follow these steps:

  1. In the Merchant Console, go to Integrations > Google Pay.
  2. In the Hosted Checkout section, enter the URLs of two PNG images: One image should be 120px X 120px, and the other should be 180px X 180px.
  3. When you're done, click Submit.

Testing in Sandbox

Google Pay does not provide test cards; however, you can use a “live” card within Google’s test environment. In a test environment, Google Pay returns a dummy token, which can't be charged.

Note:

While the Google Pay API is available in many markets, tokenized cards are only available in a subset of countries and on compatible Android devices. Reference Google’s integration guide before testing tokenized cards.

Google Pay in the BlueSnap APIs

If you're using one of BlueSnap's APIs, Google Pay is available to implement in your website or Android app.

Google Pay in your website

Integrate Google Pay directly into the checkout on your website to allow shoppers to purchase physical items, such as groceries and clothing, or services, such as gym memberships and hotel reservations. Online shoppers will be able to effortlessly purchase goods and services.

Note:

Google Pay supported browsers are listed here.

Google Pay in your Android app

Implement Google Pay in your Android app to allow shoppers to purchase physical items, such as groceries and clothing, or services, such as gym memberships and hotel reservations.

Learn how

To learn how to implement Google Pay, check out the API guide for Google Pay.