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Samsung celebrates launch of Samsung Pay with seven city tour

Samsung is celebrating the launch of Samsung Pay with a seven city tour, in which you'll be able to try out the service while unlocking special offers. The tour starts October 1 at the Austin City Limits Music Festival, and will continue to six more cities. For each city, Samsung has partnered with local retailers to provide discounts and hands-on activities for people using Samsung Pay. The other cities include:

  • Dallas: October 9th – 11th
  • Atlanta: October 16th – 18th
  • New York: October 23rd – 25th
  • Chicago: October 30th – Nov 1st
  • San Francisco: November 6th – 8th
  • Los Angeles: November 13th – 15th

If you live near, or will be traveling to any of these cities during the dates Samsung will be there, make sure you have a supported card loaded up in Samsung Pay. Have you already used your phone to make a payment? Let us know your experience in the comments below.

Jared started off writing about mobile phones back when BlackBerry ruled the market, and Windows Mobile was kinda cool. Now, with a family, mortgage and other responsibilities he has no choice but to look for the best deals, and he's here to share them with you.
30 Comments
  • We must celebrate with them! Posted via the post master.
  • Tried using Samsung Pay at Lowes today with no success, used it about 5 times other places last few days and today was my first issue. Most places I tried had no idea what I was doing and were amazed when it showed paid. Posted via the Android Central App
  • I used it at lowes this week without issue. Posted via my S6 with Samsung Pay!
  • Funny, I've used it at several places and Lowes was the only place I've had an issue as well. Of course I've also had trouble with my regular card at Lowes as well.
  • Lowe's people are a bunch of racist bigots. You must be one too if you're shopping there. Posted via the post master.
  • What? Posted via the Android Central App
  • Used mine twice already. Love it.
  • So who's going to do a report from the tour? Posted via the Android Central App
  • I've used mine over 100 times and love it. Unfortunately the list of cities on this tour is almost as short as the list of supported credit cards on Samsung pay. Sigh... Posted via the Android Central App
  • +1 The panda has spoken
  • Use mines today. It works faster than Android Pay in my opinion... Posted via the Android Central App
  • Used mine several times at two places with zero problems. Actually faster than putting the chipped card into the slot on the reader too. Posted via the Android Central App
  • Yea! Big D! Have used it every day since Monday. Love it. Disabled android pay for now. Still using Google wallet for my wallet card but have not used it since Samsung pay went live. Posted via my S6 with Samsung Pay! Used it at home depot, target, lowes, tom thumb, whole foods. Was going to try it at Costco today but they said their chip reader was working today so I tried that and it did not work. Had to swipe instead since I was using my Chase debit not my BoA debit.
  • I would love to say that this interests me, but unfortunately I bank with small banks that are unsupported. Maybe one day Chase and Capital One will be big enough to be supported. Lol. Posted via the Android Central App
  • I would use mine but I'm on Verizon Soooooo yeah Posted via the Android Central App
  • Used it at cvs, Macy's, my Barber, and Burlington coat factory all in boston ma area, sweeeet. Posted via the Android Central App
  • I have used it over 30 times from convenient stores to restaurant and works like a charm
  • No Chase bank support Samsung. Hurry up. Posted via the Android Central App
  • +1 Posted via the Android Central App
  • Samsung pay was supposed to come on the S6 at launch, it was delayed but I'm surprised that Samsung didn't push for more supported cards and banks for a wider adoption on launch.
  • Used it a few times today and it works flawless so far Posted via the Android Central App
  • Tried at Walmart several times. Didn't work. Posted via the Android Central App
  • I used it the other day at GameStop. Took 3 tries before I was able to get it to work
  • How about trying to get more than two cards to work with it Check out my new YouTube channel for tech reviews!
  • I'd love to be able to say how it works.....but my carrier is VERIZON.....and they won't let me use it!
    Get with it Verizon!
  • I have Samsung Pay loaded... works great and I live in DFW area.....What else could I want?
  • I am waiting for Samsung to launch it in India soon. It feels good by seeing positive responses so far.
    "Way to Go"
  • This will be my last year with verizion .they screwed me to many times. Otherwise having samaung pay us just another way to screw with customers. I have no idea why the carriers even have control . Posted via the Android Central App
  • It's ridiculous that carriers control features on a phone Posted via the Android Central App
  • Tried at target, worked perfectly. Waiting for wells Fargo to be added Posted via the Android Central App