Google says "sorry" by giving $5 to all Wallet users

Google says
The past few weeks may have been somewhat frustrating for Google Wallet users, given that security holes within the service were exposed by hackers. Soon after the vulnerability was discovered, adding funds via Google Wallet prepaid cards was temporarily disabled due to security concerns. Thankfully, the recent software updates have taken care of the issue, so Google Wallet should be working just fine once more. And as a way of saying "we're sorry", Google is adding $5 credit to the accounts of its Wallet subscribers.

Here is the official statement from Google: 



So, there you have it, Google Wallet users: collect your free $5 and spend it wisely. 

source: Google via Android Central

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7 Comments

1. Chronos

Posts: 258; Member since: Feb 25, 2012

I wish I was a Google Wallet user.

2. adi4u4882

Posts: 137; Member since: Jan 10, 2012

Seriously? For 5 bucks?!?

3. nyamo

Posts: 274; Member since: Mar 19, 2011

Exactly. just like the free 5 they gave for trying.

4. SuperAndroidEvo

Posts: 4888; Member since: Apr 15, 2011

I thought it was $10.00 for trying Google Wallet?

5. sgogeta4

Posts: 394; Member since: Feb 02, 2011

How do I get the extra $5? I still have the original $10 only.

6. Skidro13

Posts: 65; Member since: Jul 27, 2010

Anyone know how to update Google wallet on Verizon galaxy nexus

7. sgogeta4

Posts: 394; Member since: Feb 02, 2011

Find it in the market.

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