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    Default Google Wallet on Nexus 5

    Verizon, T-Mobile, and AT&T are all partnered in on Isis Wallet. All three carriers block the ability to pay in-store using NFC. I was wondering with the AT&T Nexus 5 if it can pay in-store using NFC on Google Wallet since it is a Google phone?
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    I can now download and open the Wallet App on my One. Will try tap to pay as soon as I can.
    On the Nexus since it is not being certified by carrier and they don't touch it NFC payments should work. SIM shouldn't block the function.

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    Quote Originally Posted by dylanrod24 View Post
    Verizon, T-Mobile, and AT&T are all partnered in on Isis Wallet. All three carriers block the ability to pay in-store using NFC. I was wondering with the AT&T Nexus 5 if it can pay in-store using NFC on Google Wallet since it is a Google phone?
    It almost certainly works, but if its a deciding feature for you then wait till more of them are out there for first hand experience.
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    Quote Originally Posted by prissysox View Post
    I can now download and open the Wallet App on my One. Will try tap to pay as soon as I can.
    On the Nexus since it is not being certified by carrier and they don't touch it NFC payments should work. SIM shouldn't block the function.

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    Its not a question of having the updated app. The key component is for the nexus they ditched the "secure element" for NFC and that is where the old problems were. The new technology in the nexus should circumvent what the carriers were doing and just work.

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    If you did not have tap and pay before the Google Wallet app was updated you will not have it now...yet. The Nexus 5 is already listed as having tap to pay on the devices list of Google Wallet and it will work on any carrier. I used my Nexus and Google edition devices on ATT and routinely use tap to pay.

    The good news is that Google announced last week that they have developed a way to use tap and pay without a secure element so as long as you have a US based SIM card it should work on the carriers. That will be good news and finally allow everyone to use Google Wallet and deal a serious blow to ISIS.
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    Quote Originally Posted by planoman View Post
    If you did not have tap and pay before the Google Wallet app was updated you will not have it now...yet. The Nexus 5 is already listed as having tap to pay on the devices list of Google Wallet and it will work on any carrier. I used my Nexus and Google edition devices on ATT and routinely use tap to pay.

    The good news is that Google announced last week that they have developed a way to use tap and pay without a secure element so as long as you have a US based SIM card it should work on the carriers. That will be good news and finally allow everyone to use Google Wallet and deal a serious blow to ISIS.
    That last sentence is key.

    Off topic plano is nice BTW

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    Quote Originally Posted by planoman View Post
    If you did not have tap and pay before the Google Wallet app was updated you will not have it now...yet. The Nexus 5 is already listed as having tap to pay on the devices list of Google Wallet and it will work on any carrier. I used my Nexus and Google edition devices on ATT and routinely use tap to pay.

    The good news is that Google announced last week that they have developed a way to use tap and pay without a secure element so as long as you have a US based SIM card it should work on the carriers. That will be good news and finally allow everyone to use Google Wallet and deal a serious blow to ISIS.
    I did hear about this. The new Google Wallet update for tap and pay I thought was only in kitkat 4.4? And not all phones will be updated to 4.4
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    Quote Originally Posted by dylanrod24 View Post
    Verizon, T-Mobile, and AT&T are all partnered in on Isis Wallet. All three carriers block the ability to pay in-store using NFC. I was wondering with the AT&T Nexus 5 if it can pay in-store using NFC on Google Wallet since it is a Google phone?

    I've been able to use tap-to-pay on the Nexus S, the Galaxy Nexus and the Nexus 4 on T-Mobile definitely and possibly AT&T (I don't remember if I actually used Google Wallet while I had my AT&T SIM card in the Nexus devices). I don't see why it would be any different with the Nexus 5.
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    Quote Originally Posted by planoman View Post
    If you did not have tap and pay before the Google Wallet app was updated you will not have it now...yet. The Nexus 5 is already listed as having tap to pay on the devices list of Google Wallet and it will work on any carrier. I used my Nexus and Google edition devices on ATT and routinely use tap to pay.

    The good news is that Google announced last week that they have developed a way to use tap and pay without a secure element so as long as you have a US based SIM card it should work on the carriers. That will be good news and finally allow everyone to use Google Wallet and deal a serious blow to ISIS.
    Do you know if isis would work on the nexus 5? I love in Slc and some vendors offer amazing discounts for using the isis wallet. Not too many here offer anything for Google wallet

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    The N5 w/ 4.4 has the ability to use t&p without the secure element required. It basically gives the middle finger to the wireless carriers.
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    Quote Originally Posted by dylanrod24 View Post
    I did hear about this. The new Google Wallet update for tap and pay I thought was only in kitkat 4.4? And not all phones will be updated to 4.4
    It may be an 4.4 thing, I was not aware of that. I thought it was independent. but they are projecting that 4.4 will be available to many more devices than 4.x OS's
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    Quote Originally Posted by livetoride4666 View Post
    Do you know if isis would work on the nexus 5? I love in Slc and some vendors offer amazing discounts for using the isis wallet. Not too many here offer anything for Google wallet

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    Good question...I am in Austin quite often for business and have checked on this several times but never did it because I had a Nexus or Google edition and did not need the ISIS SIM card. I was in there last week, and the AT&T reps were encouraging me NOT to do ISIS. They could not answer any questions on why it was taking so long to roll out. All they said is that it only works with AMEX and Chase (I have both) but they were basically telling me NOT to do it.

    Maybe AT&T, VZW, and TMO will realize that it is over and allow Google Wallet! In any event, I hope that new Google Wallet rolls out and eats ISIS's lunch. When will the carriers realize that denying choice is not a sustainable business practice? Just because I use AT&T does not mean I want my choices denied and will use their tap and pay system. I choose Google Wallet.
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    Quote Originally Posted by planoman View Post
    It may be an 4.4 thing, I was not aware of that. I thought it was independent. but they are projecting that 4.4 will be available to many more devices than 4.x OS's
    I think too much is being made of 4.4 being able to work on more devices. Its not like system requirements are usually what keep people from getting updates. This will be great for people who want to run 4.4 on an old device using a ROM like CyanogenMod but its not like manufacturers and carriers are going to improve their update habits because of this

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    The tap to pay thing for 4.4 is specifically for devices without the NFC secure element. I'm not sure if it can work on devices that don't have this new tech.
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    Quote Originally Posted by So Cold View Post
    I think too much is being made of 4.4 being able to work on more devices. Its not like system requirements are usually what keep people from getting updates. This will be great for people who want to run 4.4 on an old device using a ROM like CyanogenMod but its not like manufacturers and carriers are going to improve their update habits because of this

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    You may be right with regard to US carriers. I heard they are doing it (4.4 compatibility) for several emerging market, BRIIM as google calls it or Brazil, Russia, India, Indonesia and Mexico. That is where they project android's growth.
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    Will it finally work in Canada?
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    Will it finally work in Canada?
    I was referring to older devices being compatible with 4.4 I believe you still need a US SIM card for the Google Wallet function.
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    Anyone in the US able to CONFIRM "Tap and Pay" works on the Nexus 5?
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    Just used Google Wallet and tap to pay at Office Depot and Whole Foods. I have used it regularly on past Nexus and Google Edition phones so when I logged inot the app it brought up my three cards from Google Wallet (Amex, work credit card and debit card) I selected my debit as default and it worked just like it always has.

    I am on AT&T.
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    Quote Originally Posted by planoman View Post
    Just used Google Wallet and tap to pay at Office Depot and Whole Foods. I have used it regularly on past Nexus and Google Edition phones so when I logged inot the app it brought up my three cards from Google Wallet (Amex, work credit card and debit card) I selected my debit as default and it worked just like it always has.

    I am on AT&T.
    Great! Thanks for the feedback.
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    Got my lunch at McD today using Tap and Pay
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    I was finally able to use Wallet to tap and pay at Walgreens the other night on my N5. I was happy that it was able to do it. As I had issues with it on my N4.
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    Quote Originally Posted by lakaw View Post
    Anyone in the US able to CONFIRM "Tap and Pay" works on the Nexus 5?
    Confirmed.

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