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Use Android Pay and earn a free Chromecast through Google's Tap 10 Promotion

Use Android Pay and earn a free Chromecast through Google's Tap 10 Promotion
In an attempt to get more users past those critical first payments, Google has announced a special promotion involving Android Pay

Though Google's new Tap 10 campaign, which is now open and will last through February 29th, users earn free goodies when they complete payments using Google's NFC-enabled mobile payment service.

The first payment that you'll complete using Android Pay will grant you a free song of your choosing from the Play Store, as will the second and the sixth payments. Complete ten payments by the end of the promotion and Google will hand you a free Chromecast dongle, usually priced at $35. Overall, the free goodies really don't amount to that much in terms of raw value, but Google is probably hoping that a small incentive will be enough to get more users on the Android Pay bandwagon.

At this point, it should be mentioned that not everyone is the US is currently seeing the promotion inside the Android Pay app. When the new Android Pay app version propagates to your device, an 'Android Pay Rewards' card will show up in your virtual wallet. Tapping the card will bring up details on the promotion, as shown in the screenshots below:


What do you guys think of Google's Tap 10 promo? Will it be enough to get you to register a card with Android Pay and start making your first few payments?

source: Droid-Life

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posted on 15 Jan 2016, 17:36 7

1. matistight (Posts: 445; Member since: 13 May 2009)


time to buy 1 item per transaction

posted on 15 Jan 2016, 17:49 1

2. valapsp (Posts: 557; Member since: 12 Aug 2011)


exactly!

posted on 15 Jan 2016, 18:00 3

3. bambamboogy02 (Posts: 594; Member since: 23 Jun 2012)


CVS/Walgreen's here I come, to buy a one item a day per transaction.

posted on 15 Jan 2016, 18:03 3

4. Blazers (Posts: 433; Member since: 05 Dec 2011)


It will be a subway sandwich month for me haha

posted on 15 Jan 2016, 22:05

7. Furbal (Posts: 1018; Member since: 22 Sep 2012)


Yeap =x subway and walgreens for subs and an energy drink every day

posted on 15 Jan 2016, 20:37 1

5. Unordinary (Posts: 1951; Member since: 04 Nov 2015)


Can people just go to Walgreens or somewhere and buy 1 Arizona, ten times in a row lmao? I would totally do this if I was sporting Android Pay. Hopefully more promos when the S7 comes around.

posted on 15 Jan 2016, 21:35 1

6. JocularJ (Posts: 115; Member since: 27 Apr 2011)


http://www.androidcentral.com/android-pays-tap-10-promotion-can-score-you-free-music-and-chromecast

posted on 16 Jan 2016, 06:11

13. Unordinary (Posts: 1951; Member since: 04 Nov 2015)


Thank you :)!!

posted on 15 Jan 2016, 23:33 1

8. artificialintelligence (Posts: 154; Member since: 05 Dec 2015)


i like'd the deal with Samsung which they gave you a free wireless charger or phone case but free music is not bad even tho you can pirate and download for free anyways 7 free songs is not enough for me to use this maybe I'f they gave us a free album of our choosing then again who wouldn't want a free chrome cast valued at $35

posted on 15 Jan 2016, 23:40

9. TrevorB1 (Posts: 64; Member since: 30 Dec 2015)


Well, looks like I'm switching banks just so I can get Android Pay. The bank I have now doesn't register with it. So looks like I am off to US Bank!

posted on 16 Jan 2016, 00:04 1

10. Unordinary (Posts: 1951; Member since: 04 Nov 2015)


That's the major problem with Samsung Pay. If you think Android Pay is bad, consider yourself lucky. Samsung Pay only has like 2 or 3 major banks on board lol, and like only 5 credit cards lol. Not exact numbers but enough to be able to count with all your fingers lmao....

posted on 16 Jan 2016, 01:16 4

12. WakaFlakaD (Posts: 489; Member since: 30 Apr 2011)


Not anymore now.

http://www.samsung.com/us/support/answer/ANS00043884/997408820/Y/

posted on 16 Jan 2016, 06:13

14. Unordinary (Posts: 1951; Member since: 04 Nov 2015)


Wow awesome!! :)!! Last time I checked (about 2 weeks ago), it was cringe worthy and pathetically small. Still kind of weak comparing to what Apple Pay(around 210) and Android Pay(not sure??) support, but definitely great growth! Thanks for the link :)

posted on 19 Jan 2016, 16:54

22. WakaFlakaD (Posts: 489; Member since: 30 Apr 2011)


Indeed awesome. They actually had the update just about 2 weeks ago for banks, and added in 10 different issuers. I didn't have a problem since Citi bank was one of the few that offered it initially. Yeah, give it another try on Samsung. This is one of the feature that I think Samsung have it nailed on

posted on 16 Jan 2016, 00:45 1

11. andynaija (Posts: 919; Member since: 08 Sep 2012)


I just wish more stores would promote NFC terminals, I would have gotten an NFC capable phone by now, because I know I definitely can't afford a Samsung Galaxy S6 or Note at the moment (for MST).

posted on 16 Jan 2016, 13:01

17. BattleBrat (Posts: 1476; Member since: 26 Oct 2011)


The galaxy S6 has magnetic tech that allows it to be used with old card sliders

posted on 17 Jan 2016, 02:05

18. andynaija (Posts: 919; Member since: 08 Sep 2012)


I know, but it's so expensive :-/ #collegestudent

posted on 17 Jan 2016, 02:36

19. andynaija (Posts: 919; Member since: 08 Sep 2012)


But if there were more NFC terminals then I could get a lesser expensive phone that supports NFC, but all that's here (US) is Walgreen's, some vending machines, and a few other places.

posted on 16 Jan 2016, 08:25

15. superkuiken (Posts: 166; Member since: 24 Mar 2013)


"US Only"

posted on 16 Jan 2016, 09:07

16. johnbftl (Posts: 281; Member since: 09 Jun 2012)


I buy something to drink everyday at work. This will be a nice incentive to use my phone instead of reaching for my card.

posted on 18 Jan 2016, 20:28

20. sgogeta4 (Posts: 394; Member since: 02 Feb 2011)


Too bad it doesn't work for a lot of people.

posted on 19 Jan 2016, 04:44

21. My1cent (Posts: 370; Member since: 30 Jan 2014)


Now 02:40 01/19/16
You'll get free 3 songs only (at 1st, 5th and 10th tap), no more Chromecast!!

posted on 20 Jan 2016, 08:39

23. ayephoner (Posts: 850; Member since: 09 Jun 2009)


is this official?

how can i opt in for this? is it just total luck of the draw and there's no way to get tap 10 otherwise?

posted on 21 Jan 2016, 02:25

24. My1cent (Posts: 370; Member since: 30 Jan 2014)


I guess it was. My luck was 3 songs for free only but better than nothing at all.

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