ABN Amro to Shut Down Android Wallet App

ABN Amro to Shut Down Android Wallet App
25.11.2019 06:00 am

ABN Amro to Shut Down Android Wallet App

Payments

ABN Amro is discontinuing its Wallet app for Android smartphones as too few customers use the device to make payments.

The Dutch bank says that fewer than five percent of its customers have ever used the bank's three-year old Wallet app on Android to make a payment.

The decision to ditch the inhouse wallet comes just a month after ABN Amro rolled out Apple Pay for contactless payments on iPhone, Apple Watch, iPad and Mac.

The Android app will continue to function for two months, before being switched off by the bank.

In January, ABN Amro began offering all of its Dutch customers the chance to link their accounts to a host of Android-compatible wearable contactless payments devices, including fitness bands, watches, keyrings and jewellery.

Related News

COVID-19 Crisis Highlights Need for Real-Time and New Digital Payments Services Around the World, New ACI Worldwide Research Reveals

More than half a trillion real-time payments transactions will be processed over the next five years, according to Prime Time for Real-Time, a new global report from ... Read more »

Paysend to work on behaviour change model for money in the digital world

In a world that is changing as fast as never before and is facing great challenges we use technolo-gy to create the best possible outcome for the society. The recent epidemic... Read more »

Pelican Partners with Banking Labs to bring AI-based payments and compliance solutions to the Canadian market

 Pelican, a leading provider of payments and financial crime compliance solutions for banks and corporates, today announced... Read more »

EMVCo Encourages Domestic Payment Systems To Use Terminal Integration Testing Framework

EMVCo is encouraging domestic payment systems (and other similar entities) to use its new EMV® terminal integration testing framework to reduce the time needed to get new and... Read more »

Dzing announces launch of its new digital payment app

Dzing, a new to market electric money and payment institution, today announced the launch of its new mobile payment app, to allow international students, remote freelancers,... Read more »

Brady Harris Joins Dwolla as CEO to Scale Distribution

Dwolla, the programmable payments platform, today announces the appointment of Brady... Read more »

Magazine
ALL
Free Newsletter Sign-up
+44 (0) 208 819 32 53 +44 (0) 173 261 71 47
Download Our Mobile App
Financial It Youtube channel