Samsung y now in the ay Store for select devices

BY GreenBot Staff

Published 21 Oct 2015

Verizon subscribers can finally get their hs on the the dark magic of mobile payments known as Samsung y.

Head to the ay Store grab the Samsung y app if you have a Galaxy S6, S6 ge, S6 ge+, or Note 5 want to give it a whirl.

Unlike Android y, you can use Samsung’s option at just about any payment terminal. That’s because it includes Magnetic Secure Transmission (MST) technology, which uses an electromagnetic coil inside the back of the device to emulate a physical card’s magnetic stripe. Don’t be surprised if you get a few awkward looks from the clerk.

If you want to know more about how it works, check out our test drive with Samsung y.

You also can use Samsung y with NFC-enabled terminals, just like Android y.

The story behind the story: Samsung usually wants a piece of the software action, whether it be in giving Android its own stamp with Touchz or offering bred services like Milk Music or Galaxy Apps. Samsung y is another tool in that armor, though it could have a tough road against Android y. many large banks are pushing Android y pretty hard. us, ’s option works on any Android phone with an NFC chip.