Samsung has officially confirmed it earlier that the Samsung Pay will be coming in India soon. Now the South Korean company has started accepting registrations for early access to it’s Samsung Pay service in the country. All users with supported devices are eligible for to sign up. Supported devices include the Galaxy Note 5, Galaxy S7/S7 edge, Galaxy S6 edge+, the Galaxy A5 (2016) and Galaxy A7 (2016). All these devices were updated with the Samsung Pay app through recent software updates. The Galaxy S6 and S6 edge hopefully will get the support for it once the service goes live.
Samsung Pay is a mobile payment and digital wallet service by Samsung Electronics that lets users make payments using compatible phones and other Samsung-produced devices. It is a simple and secure way to pay. It works almost everywhere you can swipe or tap your card. The service currently supports credit cards and debit cards (MasterCard and Visa) from banks including Axis, HDFC, ICICI, SBI, and Standard Chartered. The support for Citibank and American Express will be added to the list soon.
Registration can be done at the source link. You could face some error upon submitting details, so keep trying until the process completes. Some reports also say Samsung Pay website sis showing some problems with Chrome browsers. So one should avoid registering to the early access program through Chrome Web browser. Try some other browser for registration or simply complete the registration on your phone.
This is only the registration for the Samsung Pay early access, the service will kickoff some day later. Although there is no exact time line about when the early access program will begin.