Latest in Credit cards

Image credit:

Google Wallet lets you capture credit card info with your smartphone camera

Share
Tweet
Share
Save

Sponsored Links

The contents of your wallet are under attack. Earlier this month Coin swept in threatening to eliminate the need for all of your beloved non-cash payment methods and now Google Wallet is making it even easier to capture your plastic with its latest Android update. Along with the introduction of its very own physical debit cards, Google added the ability to upload your debit and credit cards to Wallet by simply snapping a picture with your smartphone -- similar to the recent addition to the Dropbox Android app. Instead of entering your card numbers manually (such a drag, we know), those users who see a camera icon in the "card number" field of the Wallet mobile app, can capture both the card number and expiration date with a photograph.

All products recommended by Engadget are selected by our editorial team, independent of our parent company. Some of our stories include affiliate links. If you buy something through one of these links, we may earn an affiliate commission.
Comment
Comments
Share
Tweet
Share
Save

Popular on Engadget

Former Apple exec claims the company spied on his text messages

Former Apple exec claims the company spied on his text messages

View
Waze can warn you about unplowed roads during winter

Waze can warn you about unplowed roads during winter

View
Google Fi will warn you about spam calls

Google Fi will warn you about spam calls

View
'Babylon's Fall' trailer reveals a painterly hack-and-slash from PlatinumGames

'Babylon's Fall' trailer reveals a painterly hack-and-slash from PlatinumGames

View
Oculus Link beta is ready to turn your Quest into a PC VR headset

Oculus Link beta is ready to turn your Quest into a PC VR headset

View

From around the web

Page 1Page 1ear iconeye iconFill 23text filevr