Android users that also bank with Barclays bank can now use the companies Android application to pay using NFC, thanks to a new update that has rolled out this week that has enabled the NFC feature even before Android Pay lands in the UK.
The latest edition of the app is now available to download from the Google Play Store and has been added specifically for credit card customers who own a supported Android smartphone.
Once the app is loaded on to your Android devices a £30 limited is available for NFC payments, although in some stores this is increased to £100 when you also use your pin code to authorise purchases.
mybarclaycard app from Barclaycard Manage your account your way at anytime, anywhere with this secure mybarclaycard app for Barclaycard UK customers. Free to download now for Android and with more handy features on the way. To maintain your privacy and security, this app isn’t available on rooted devices. Instead you can access your account on your mobile by going online to barclaycard.mobi
To use the mybarclaycard app you’ll need a UK mobile number and be the main cardholder of a personal Barclaycard issued in the UK. Registered for mybarclaycard online account servicing? You can use the same login details to register for the mybarclaycard app. If not, you can still register using your card details instead.