New Notifications, UI and More with Latest Google Wallet Update


Google Wallet is gaining a new update that appears to have started rolling out yesterday. The update is offering up quite a bit of new goodies that not only helps make Wallet a little easier to use, but also helps you shop a little smarter on the go.

  • Scan the barcode of your Loyalty Cards to add them to your Wallet Account
  • New notifications based on your location and loyalty cards to help you “shop and earn rewards.”

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At least that is what the Google Wallet posting on G+ said. However, this function has been available since the last release. (as pictured above). The implementation of it has changed though. Now when you are adding in a Loyalty Card it automatically launches your camera to scan the barcode and you have to tap the wording to add it manually. Images below.

Google Wallet APK Download Google Wallet APK Download
Other than that, near as I can tell, the update just gave a nice new UI slideouts and some adjustments to icon locations.

Google Wallet APK Download

Before Update

Google Wallet APK Download

After Update

If you are looking to pick up the APK and not wait on the Play Store to deliver the update to you, you can pick it up over at GappsEarly. Get it on Google Play

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Stormy Beach
I am the proud father of three, 3, 9, and 12. I recently upgraded from the Samsung Galaxy S3 to the Sony Xperia Z. Having so many kids warranted a change of pace. Let me tell you, it is mind blowing. I love Android, I love tech and I love my family. Not in that order though. I work hard, play even harder and take care of all that are around me when I can.

  • FILA

    Your keyboard is awful dirty there Stormy!

    • Stephen Yuen

      You should see his hands! ;)

      • Stormy Beach

        Hey now…. That is my Goodwill special $2.50 keyboard. I work with high grade equipment here.

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