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Samsung Pay now available for PCs
Published by Gulf News | 7th May, 2018 - UAE
Dubai: Samsung Pay users in the UAE will now be able pay online at e-commerce websites powered by CCAvenue and Mashreq Bank.

The UAE is the first country in the Middle East where this latest feature of the mobile payments service has been enabled, following successful launches in the United States, Russia and Singapore.

The service is compatible with all major operating systems and browsers (both desktop and mobile) as well as through apps.

Samsung Pay is currently enabled across key partners - 800Tickets, Rehlat, Cozmo Travel, Brands for Less, Cox & Kings, Menakart, LifeCell, Giordano, Manipal University, Instacar,, Foodate,, Oraganic Food & Cafe, and Sobha Middle East.
"We are proud to have both simplified online purchases for our users and to have given them extra peace of mind with the additional security that Samsung Pay provides," said Mohammad Gharaibeh, head of enterprise for mobile business at Samsung Gulf Electronics.

On the desktop, when checking out through the website, just select Samsung Pay from the payment options, enter your Samsung account number and click 'Request to Pay'. You will receive a notification on your Samsung Pay-enabled device, through which you can select your bank card of choice and authorize the transaction using your PIN or iris/fingerprint scanning.

On the mobile device, simply select Samsung Pay as the payment method on your mobile browser or in-app payment screen. Samsung Pay will verify the retailer automatically, then you can select your bank card of choice and authorize the transaction with the same easy, one-step process.

Samsung Pay is currently available for the Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9+, Galaxy Note 8, Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+, Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 Edge, Galaxy S6 Edge+, Note 5, Galaxy A5 and Galaxy A7 (2016), Galaxy A Series (2017) and Gear S3 smartwatch.

Pankaj Kundra - Head of Payments, Retail Banking Group at Mashreq Bank, said that e-commerce market is expected to be valued at $10 billion by 2018.

"We are focused on continuing to expand the scope of payment solutions and adding value to our merchants," he said.