Verizon confirms Samsung Pay to be ready on March 11th for Galaxy S7 devices

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Verizon’s Jeffrey Nelson, vice president for the carrier’s Communications for Enterprise Solutions, indicates in a tweet posted yesterday that Samsung will be ready to rollout a Samsung Pay solution in time for Verizon’s March 11th launch of the Samsung Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 Edge. People who got their hands on early units noted Samsung Pay was missing from Verizon units and they had to resort to sideloading the APK if they wanted to use the mobile payment solution. Read more

How to get the Samsung Pay app on Verizon’s Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge

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So, you’ve just received your brand new, top-of-the-line, Galaxy S7 or S7 Edge smartphone, and a feature you’ve been looking forward to using, Samsung Pay, is nowhere to be seen. If this is your experience, you probably bought the handset from Verizon. The good news is that you can easily remedy the situation yourself, and it will only take a couple of minutes to do so. Read more

Verizon also shipping the Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge early

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When Samsung announced them at MWC 2016, the Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 Edge were scheduled for a March 11 release date. It was impressive to see the company have its flagship ready so soon, but it’s a huge surprise that carriers are shipping phones sooner than expected.

Now all of the four big U.S. carriers are shipping the Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 early.

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