In this article you are going to get the full google wallet tutorial on how to Sign Up Google Wallet Account, how to set up account, change PIN, transfer money and receive money on your Google Wallet and Installing New Google Wallet App for Mobile. First I think its important to understand what Google Wallet is all about.
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What Google Wallet is all about
Google Wallet app was released on September 19, 2011 for people in USA. This mobile system now has a new design and features in sure that its users can store debit cards, credit cards, loyalty cards, and gift cards among other things, as well as redeeming sales promotions on their mobile phone and PC – Computer.
You can now send and request money. When you receive money through Google Wallet, you can quickly cash out to your bank account, or spend it using your Google Wallet Card everywhere Debit MasterCard® is accepted in the US. You can also use the Google Wallet Card to withdraw money at participating ATMs.
Google has integrated Google Wallet and Gmail to help you send real money using Gmail. I don’t expect you to be surprise about this, just see how it works!
You can attach the money from your Google Wallet and send it to any one you want.
However, there is a restriction is this feature which is; its only available to users of Gmail from the United States and for people who are 18 years old or older.
How to Sign Up Google Wallet Account
Remember Google always say “One user ID for all Google products” So if you already have a gmail account then you have to continue with the Sign in at wallet.google.com and set your account. But if you are yet to own a Google Account then you just have to sign Up for one here
Like I earily said that you have to sign up to start using the wallet. So that is the 1st step to carry out with.
Sign Up Google Wallet Account
To sign up for Google Wallet, you’ll need to have a Google account. To create a free Google account, click here.
After this you will have to set your Google Wallet Account. The settings includes; Your debit Card details, Name, PIN pass-code, address, etc.
This step is just simple, once the sign up page open, file in the details required of you, then submit. Your Account is now ready.
Setting Up Google Wallet Account After Sign In
After sign up or sign in to the account, one of the step required of you is creating your “Wallet PIN”, The on mobile phone you download Wallet Apps.
Create your Wallet pin
When you send money, open the app or withdraw money from ATMs with your Google Wallet Card you’ll use this pin number. To set up a Wallet pin,
- Click “Set PIN” in settings.
- Choose a four-digit pass-code and
- Click “Create PIN.”
How to Install Wallet Mobile App
To install the app, visit the Google Wallet homepage, and click “Install now” at the top right corner. Select Android or iOS. This will direct you to the Google Play or iTunes store to download the app for free.
How to Add Money to Google Wallet (Mobile and PC)
Your Google Wallet account balance is the money stored in your virtual wallet. With the balance seen, you can send money to others, shop online and make in-store purchases with your Google Wallet Card.
NOTE: You can add money to your balance from your bank account for free, but to add money from your credit or debit card, there is a flat 2.9% fee.
Here’s how to add money to your Google Wallet balance on the desktop site (PC):
- Visit wallet.google.com and click on “Payment methods” in the left-hand menu.
- Click “Add to Wallet Balance,” select how you would like to add money and type in the amount of money you want to add.
- Click “Add money.”
Here’s how to add money to your Google Wallet balance on the mobile app:
- Tap the three lines in the upper left-hand corner, select “Wallet Balance” and tap “Add money.”
- Select how you would like to add money and type in the amount of money you want to add.
- Tap “Add money.”
How to Activate your Google Wallet Card
The card is linked to your account, and you can use it for in-store purchases. There are no fees to order and activate the card.
- On the desktop site, activate your Google Wallet Card by selecting “Wallet Card and app.” Once you’ve verified your identity, you can request a card here.
- On the mobile app, activate your Google Wallet Card by selecting “Get your card” under “My Wallet.”