PayPal app for Samsung Galaxy S5 available in 25 countries, not in India

PayPal has announced the availability of the PayPal app with fingerprint authentication on the new Samsung Galaxy S5 device.

The ability to login with a fingerprint to shop with PayPal is now available on the Samsung Galaxy S5 across 25 markets globally, including: Australia, Austria, Belgium, Brazil, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Ireland, Italy, Luxembourg, Mexico, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Russia, Singapore, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey, United Kingdom and United States.

The PayPal app helps Samsung Galaxy S5 customers to shop at millions of customers that accept PayPal on mobile websites, mobile apps and stores. The app allows secure login through fingerprint.


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Samsung Galaxy S5 users who use PayPal app will receive $50 USD or more in offers at several merchants that accept PayPal.

The PayPal app is also available on Samsung Gear 2 and Gear Fit. Using the PayPal app, Samsung Gear 2 owners can check-in to pay at local stores, save and redeem offers, check their balance and receive payment notifications while on the go, the company said.

The PayPal app will be available for the Samsung Gear 2 watch will be available in eight global markets, including: Australia, Brazil, Canada, Germany, Hong Kong, Mexico, United States and United Kingdom.


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