Google Pay To Remove Payments on Web App; Fee for US Markets Only

Starting early 2021, users will be unable to use pay.google.com to send and receive money from other people.

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Google Pay is set to kill the peer-to-peer payments facility on its web app in January and is going to add a fee for instant money transfers, the media reported.

However, Google Pay has clarified that added fee for instant money transfer is specifically for the US market and will not impact the app in India.

Google Pay offers the ability to manage payments as well as send money from both its mobile app or from pay.google.com.

The tech giant has released a notice on the web app that notifies users that the site will no longer work from January next year.

"Starting early in 2021, you won't be able to use pay.google.com to send and receive money from other people. To send and receive money, use the new Google Pay app," the company informed.

While you can still manage payment methods on the web app, peer-to-peer payments will cease to exist. Google also clarified on a support page that the original Google Pay app will stop working in January.

Google last week introduced several features in its Pay feature for both Android and iOS users which have been first rolled out in the US. The company said it is working with trusted financial institutions to create Plex, a new mobile-first bank account integrated into Google Pay.

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