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How to Fix Android Pay Cannot Be Used Error

Last Updated On: August 18, 2017

The Android Pay is an all-new Digital Wallet platform which developed by the Google which makes the payment and purchase more easier than ever. Like other online virtual wallets, the Android Pay works similarly. It enables the users to make payment via android mobile while purchasing the goods.

So, anyone can use this Android Pay virtual wallet to make payment at any Super Market, Food store, Fuel center, etc. The Android Pay uses the Near Field Communication (NFC) to transmit the card details to the retailer. Before making the payment, it requires the users to authenticate their self via two step authentication.

How to Android Pay cannot be used” error Here’s a fix

The Android Pay also comes with the physical authentication feature such as Fingerprint ID so that users can use their fingerprints to make payment. But most of users are getting the “Android Pay cannot be used” error on their smartphone screen, when making payment. If you are one of them so don’t worry. Because it is a very common issue, that comes on Android Pay application while making the payment.

If you are using the rooted smartphone, then you can’t use the Android Pay wallet to make payment. This “Android Pay cannot be used” error is very common, and this error will only come on your smartphone screen if the you are using the Android Pay app on the rooted smartphone. That’s the reason that you get this error while you use the Android Pay app on your smartphone.

To make your every payment secure, the Google has used strong security and made sure that the Android Pay couldn’t be used on any rooted smartphone or rooted Tablet. If you are using the “Android Pay” application on your rooted smartphone, then you can get this error while making payment.

So if you want to use android pay on your rooted smartphone, then you have to unroot your smartphone. Otherwise, you can’t use the Android Pay application on your rooted smartphone.

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