Everything you need to know about Samsung Wallet

A go-everywhere app to organize and access daily essentials

Are you always shuffling between your important documents and finding it nigh impossible to keep them sorted categorically? While not a lot of us accept it publicly, managing documents is a tedious task that is also borderline boring. Hence Samsung Wallet.

What is it?

Samsung Wallet is a quick, easy and secure way to organize and access your important documents. From identification cards to educational docs to back paperwork and even digital keys to travel passes, everything can be kept safe in the digital wallet and can be accessed with just a swipe.

It also incorporates the functionality of Samsung Pass which stores passwords and enables users to quickly and easily log into apps and services. And it helps you to monitor your digital asset portfolio by checking the value of cryptocurrencies across various exchanges in one podium. As per the brand, later this year, Samsung Wallet will also begin to support official IDs, such as mobile driver’s licences and student IDs.

Will it be safe?

The Samsung Wallet platform is protected by ‘defence-grade’ security from Samsung Knox. It takes advantage of an open Galaxy ecosystem by integrating with Samsung Blockchain Wallet to easily monitor cryptocurrencies and SmartThings to unlock doors. Plus, it uses fingerprint recognition and encryption to make sure everything inside the wallets remains safe against malware and potential digital and physical hacking attempts.

As per the brand, the Wallet stores particularly sensitive documents in an isolated environment offering an extra layer of protection.

What else can you do with Samsung Wallet?

With the integration of SmartThings, you can add digital home keys to conveniently lock and unlock doors with a Galaxy device. It also supports digital automobile keys on select BMW (manufactured after 2020), Genesis and Hyundai models so you can even lock and unlock cars, start engines and more.

When will you be able to use it?

Samsung wallet was launched in 2022 in 21 countries, now it is being launched in eight more including India. So if you are a Galaxy user and have Android 9 Pie or later, you can access Samsung wallet, just follow the prompts to update and migrate to Samsung Wallet or check the Galaxy store.