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Google Wallet on Wear OS is rolling out support to more countries

Some of the new markets include Costa Rica, Ecuador, and Kuwait.
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Published onFebruary 28, 2023

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TL;DR
  • Google has added more countries to its list of Google Wallet on Wear OS-supported countries.
  • Some of the new regions include Costa Rica, Ecuador, and Kuwait.
  • The list now contains over 60 countries.

The app that lets you make contactless payments with your smartwatch, smartphone, and Fitbit devices is expanding Wear OS support to new territories. Google Wallet on Wear OS is now available in over 60 countries.

Today, Google announced in a blog post that it is rolling out support for Google Wallet on Wear OS to a few new countries. “Starting today, we’re expanding support for Google Wallet on your wrist to new countries including Costa Rica, Ecuador, and Kuwait.” Altogether this brings the total number of supported countries and regions to 60.

In addition to the countries Google mentioned in its post, some other recently added countries include:

  • Armenia
  • Cyprus
  • Georgia
  • Kyrgyzstan
  • Liechtenstein
  • Luxembourg
  • Malaysia
  • Malta
  • Mexico
  • Thailand
  • Vietnam

If you want to see all of the countries that currently support Google Wallet on Wear OS, the company has shared a full list with the new countries included.

For those who are new to Google Wallet, you can download the app directly from the Play Store. If you want to use it on your wearable device, it is compatible with both Wear OS 2 and Wear OS 3. In order to use it, you’ll need to add a card to the app and activate near field communication (NFC) on your smartwatch. Once you’re done setting everything up, all you have to do is open the app and hold your wrist over the contactless payment reader until you hear a sound or feel a vibration.