As of today, Google will finally start to roll out the ability to let users make online purchases via the mobile web with cards that they have stored within the Android Pay platform. Users have been able to use their Android Pay cards to make purchases within applications for some time now, but this has not been possible when simply shopping through a mobile web browser. The feature is set to make its first appearance on services like 1-800 Flowers and Groupon, and there are plenty of other companies standing by to make this feature available for the mobile version of their sites as well.
Google's Android Pay is easily one of the most recognizable mobile payment solutions out there, but the service didn't have the best launch that we've ever seen. It was first met with disappointment due to plenty of bugs and a lack of supported banks/features. However, as time has gone on, Google has been working bit by bit to make the service more accessible and feature-rich for their user-base. The past couple weeks have seen
Android Pay get a heap of large updates, and the recent inclusion of support for Chase in the US and mobile web payments are two huge additions. Android Pay has matured and grown a lot over the past year, and we can't wait to see what year two holds in store for us.