Samsung rolls out Samsung Pay firmware update to users in Thailand


Samsung Thailand has announced the release of a firmware update for users of Samsung Pay in Thailand.

The new updates means that Samsung Pay will now be fully compatible with all Galaxy Smartphone models available in Thailand.

This will mean that it is available for models of Galaxy S7, the Galaxy S7 edge, the Galaxy S6 edge+, the Galaxy Note 5, the Galaxy A7 (2016) and the Galaxy A5 (2016).

Owners of Galaxy smartphones should automatically receive a notification about this update, but if you don’t there is no need to worry as in can be done manually by clicking: Settings > About Device > Download Update Manually.

Once installed, Samsung Pay will appear on the devices’ home screen and amongst already installed apps, the company announced on its website.

The new application and payment method will be supported for Thai users who have Visa and MasterCard credit cards issued by four leading financial institutions: Siam Commercial Bank, Citibank, Kasikornbank and KTC. Bank of Ayudhya card holders will be able to use Samsung Pay from 1 December and Bangkok Bank users from 15 December.

Samsung Pay was launched in Thailand on November 16.

Samsung confirmed its payment service, which now operates in 11 countries around the world, can be used at a number of Thailand’s leading shopping malls including The Mall, Emporium, EmQuarter, Paragon and BluPort, which recently opened in Hua Hin.


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