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Android Pay is coming to hundreds of thousands more websites

Thanks to a new integration with Visa Checkout and Masterpass.
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Android Pay will already let you know where it works in the real world, but soon it will be available at hundreds of thousands more places online. Thanks to new partnerships with Visa and Mastercard, Android Pay users will soon be able to zip through online checkouts at any site that already accepts Visa Checkout or Masterpass.

The new deal is a big step for Google's plan to build a universal payment system and will allow users to pay online with a quick fingerprint scan on their Android device. (Or whichever other authentication method you prefer.) In other words, you'll be spared the need to remember multiple usernames and passwords when you're shopping around the web. Users only need to link up their Visa Checkout or Masterpass accounts to their Android Pay account.

Unfortunately for stressed-out holiday shoppers, Google says the new integrations won't show up in the app until "the early part of 2017," so you'll have to stick with Android Pay for Chrome until then.

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