Recently, GPay was redesigned with Material You, and now US users are unable to pay for gas on GPay and Google Assistant. GPay users have recently been reminded about the upcoming removal of the gas payment feature on Monday, December 12. The company originally offered a simpler way to pay at the pump and to assist in contactless payments.
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Consumers are increasingly using tap and pay as their preferred method of contactless payments, as a result of the widespread use of chip readers at gas pumps, and Google is encouraging customers to tap and pay with Google Wallet.
The app lets you choose a pump and choose how to pay when you were at a station. There is a confirmation in GPay when you fill up your car.
In the meantime, the business confirmed to us that Google Assistant is losing its command to pay for gas. It was released in September 2021 and worked with phones and Android Auto. The ability to Pay for street parking is no longer in GPay.
Entering a zone number or choosing a structure from a map and then needing an increment. GPay would let you extend your time and notify you before it ran out. People should use their local city’s mobile payment option for parking after December 12. Having a single app that could handle multiple meters was very convenient.
“We are removing the pay-for-park feature from the Google Pay app in the US. We originally offered this functionality to give people a simpler way to pay at meter and to help our partners enable contactless payments. Consumers can continue to use their local city’s mobile payment option for parking.”
“We are removing the pay-for-gas feature from the Google Pay app in the US. We originally offered this functionality to give people a simpler way to pay at the pump and to help our partners enable contactless payments. As gas stations continue to get equipped with chip readers, consumers are increasingly using tap and pay as their preferred method of contactless payments. Consumers can continue to use Google Wallet and Google Pay app to tap and pay at the pump.”
— Google Spokesperson
Lastly, the new feature may be inconvenient now but when the user is used to it, then it will help.
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