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Feb 17, 2017
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ace604 wrote:
Jun 6th, 2017 2:46 pm
The jargon is fine.

When you pay at the pump you have to choose a max amount to authorize. It works like this for tapping cards or Apple Pay.

I've never paid super-close attention to different gas station's setups to remember if there are any that are choose amount first then tap or if they are all tap, then amount.

(either way the final charge can be less if you stop pumping earlier)

So what you are saying is EMV needs a specific auth amount? It can't be the final amount. Hmmm... some gas stations just always auth $200 by default ... those ones you wouldn't be able to distinguish the tech easily then.

Anyways ... so ... does it seem like Scotia mobile cards don't support MSD tap?

Why would they restrict the mobile card but not the physical card?
EMV requires some kind of transaction amount before tapping (and must be above the actual authorization, so authorizing 100$ and only charging 10$ is fine). The only exception in the US, where merchants can give the card or device any random amount (But this means some security protection is lost).

Visa didn't like the user experience of MSD transactions on mobile cards, as its possible to prompt a signature and how is a merchant supposed to check a signature when a device is used. They weren't bothered about it in US as no one checks the signature anyway.
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My Scotiabank Visa/Debit just got accepted by android pay?
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I didn't know it was finally available in Canada until I read the thread.

Anyways, I love it. My S8+ just needed to be awake, no need for any finger print. I didn't even needed to unlock it worked from lock screen.

I love. I will change my S8 too and will only use SAMSUNG pay for promotions.
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May 2, 2011
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Tried my S7 with screen on(not unlocked) at LCBO and it didn't work, tried it at Foodbasics with phone unlocked(home screen) and it worked .
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angel_wing0 wrote:
Jun 5th, 2017 10:23 pm
What phone are u using? Wish I can do that for stock android...
LG V20. I believe the option was there on my old Nexus, just not a quick toggle.
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CanadianSpruce wrote:
Jun 6th, 2017 6:10 pm
EMV requires some kind of transaction amount before tapping (and must be above the actual authorization, so authorizing 100$ and only charging 10$ is fine).
Since PetroCan was mentioned before, this what I've noticed. If you put your Visa chip card in they ask for your PIN, then it puts up the $200 or other amount. If you choose other amount, you enter the amount then it asks for your pin a second time. If you tap your card, it asks you to accept the pre-authorization of $100 or other amount.
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Dec 29, 2012
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Krispy1 wrote:
Jun 6th, 2017 7:10 pm
Tried my S7 with screen on(not unlocked) at LCBO and it didn't work, tried it at Foodbasics with phone unlocked(home screen) and it worked .
S7 with screen on (not unlocked) worked at Loblaws.
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Aug 16, 2010
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Would love to try it but nothing accepted. No PC debit, CIBC debit does not work, Desjardins business no go, Capital one no go.
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angel_wing0 wrote:
Jun 5th, 2017 10:23 pm
What phone are u using? Wish I can do that for stock android...
You can do that in stock android, its under NFC. What version of Android are you on?
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Deal Grabber wrote:
Jun 7th, 2017 8:06 pm
You can do that in stock android, its under NFC. What version of Android are you on?
I think he meant on the drop down menu. I use "NFC shortcut" to put an icon on my main screen for quick access.
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Mar 2, 2005
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I was referring to the slider in settings, but yeah no toggle button like on Samsung devices.
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Deal Grabber wrote:
Jun 8th, 2017 12:03 am
I was referring to the slider in settings, but yeah no toggle button like on Samsung devices.
Well that's the only place you can turn it off/on so I know about that for sure. I guess everyone is fine leaving it on as AP has been in the States since 2015.
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I can confirm that CIBC Visa Debit can now be added to Android Pay. Just used it at Petro Canada as well.

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