Want to use your phone instead of paying by card? No problem! All you need is Genome and an NFC-enabled phone or a smartwatch. Thanks to contactless technology, you can forget about handling cash or swiping cards at stores!
Having all things finance inside your phone is highly convenient. Our team understands that, thus we develop sophisticated digital solutions. One of such solutions is our virtual debit cards that exist entirely online! Using them, our clients can make purchases on the internet, as well as perform Google Pay contactless payments! Linking your virtual card to Google Pay is easy and takes minutes!
Download the Genome app.
Log into Genome, go straight to the cards menu.
Choose a virtual debit card you want to use and press the Add to Google Pay button.
Within Genome, you can start personal and business wallets and start multiple accounts inside them. Once you have the account, you can get personal or corporate virtual Visa cards in minutes — you will only need to confirm the data you provided prior. The cards can be used right away for online and contactless payments. The best part — these are multi-currency cards available in EUR, GBP, and USD.
Paying by card with Genome is as easy as using contactless payments. All because we provide physical Visa cards for personal and corporate users as well. Order the contactless debit cards right inside the app, and our team will deliver them to you anywhere in the EU. Use physical cards to pay on the go in Europe and around the world!
Order virtual card
Open a personal or business wallet inside Genome — both are eligible for all card types.
Go to the Card menu once you have logged into your wallet.
When there, order a card by choosing either a virtual or physical card.
Finish the process by confirming the data. Start paying by card or using virtual cards with all your transactions tracked!
What is Google Pay, and how does it work?
It is an application that allows making contactless payments with the help of Android-based phones and smartwatches. Using said devices, you can make purchases at stores. You need to put the device next to the Google Pay contactless payments reader to complete the transaction.
How do I use Google Pay?
The process is simple: you will need an NFC-enabled smartphone that runs on Android OS, such as Samsung, Meizu, Xiaomi, etc. Open the app and add a debit/credit card, using which you will be paying for things using your phone.
Is Google Pay free?
The app and its services are free. As for Genome, you can find our pricing for virtual and physical cards on our website. The price differs for individuals and business users.
What banks work with Google Pay?
Hundreds of banks and payment providers work with it. Google Pay supports all the major card brands — from Visa and Mastercard to American Express. Genome’s Visa cards are Apple Pay-compatible.
Is Google Pay safe?
Yes, as all the card details within the app stay private, unlike on a physical carrier such as a debit card. Your data is safe with Google Pay’s security tools. And the card details are not shared with third parties during transactions.
What are the disadvantages of Google Pay?
Contactless payments are a relatively new technology compared to credit and debit cards. Thus, not all shops and restaurants have the equipment required to accept such payment methods. Consider that when going to a place for the first time.
Is Google Pay safer than a debit card?
It is safer than cards by the way it manifests physically: for thieves and scammers, it is much easier to steal your physical card or copy data from it. Meanwhile, when you pay using your phone, your data is hidden. And generally, it is easier to notice the loss of a phone than a payment card.
Can Google Pay be hacked?
It is unlikely, as your information inside it is encrypted. Still, it is better to use a screen lock for an additional layer of protection. Also, you will be able to instantly check all the outgoing transactions via the Genome app.
Will Google Pay refund money if scammed?
If you get scammed after you made a transaction using Google Pay, the refund must be issued by the company you made purchases from. If you can’t reach the business, you need to contact the bank that issued the card you paid with and file a chargeback. Always ensure the business is legit before buying from it.
How do you pay with your phone?
By using the NFC mobile payments feature. Make sure you have it, open Google Pay or a similar app for contactless payments, add the bank card, and that’s it! You can also pay with your smartwatch!
How do I open a Google Pay account?
Make sure you have a device with Android OS and NFC. Usually, these are smartphones from Samsung, Xiaomi, and Meizu brands. Open Google Pay, enter your phone number, and follow further instructions. Once you log in, add a credit/debit card and/or a bank account.
What is the difference between Google Pay and GPay?
These are the same. Some websites and shops just use a shorter version of Google Pay, which is GPay. The full version is more common.
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