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Digital Business Cards for your Google Wallet

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Digital Business Cards for your Google Wallet

What is the Google Wallet?

Google Wallet is a digital wallet application that allows you to store debit cards, credit cards, loyalty cards, and even your Business Card securely on your smartphones.

How can I open the wallet?

Open your wallet by tapping your Android Phone
Open your wallet by tapping your Android Phone's side key or choosing the wallet app from your home screen

Tap on the side key of your Android Phone

You can assign the side key with the double-click function to open the Google Wallet app in order to have quick access to your Wallet. 

App Icon

Unlock your phone and click on the Google Wallet icon to access the Google Wallet App. 

What is a Digital Business Card?

A Digital Business Card is a landing page that contains your contact data and additional information about your business. 

How do I move a digital Business Card into my Google Wallet?

1. Create a digital Business Card

Login to your account to create a new Business Card or use an existing one.

Create Digital Business Card
Create Digital Business Card

2. Configure Wallet Pass 

In the Business Card editor click on the Wallet Pass section.

Business Card editor
Business Card editor

Within this interface, you can make adjustments to your wallet's appearance, by setting the background color

By default, the background comes pre-filled with color derived from the branding area of your Business Card.

The text color is automatically set to either black or white depending on the background color. This means that your input for the text color has no influence on the display of the Google Wallet Pass. The font color can just be used for Apple Wallet. 

Wallet Pass background color editor
Wallet Pass background color editor

3. Download or send Wallet Pass

You can now download the Wallet Pass by clicking the Add to Google Wallet button.

Add to Google Wallet button
Add to Google Wallet button

Alternatively you can email you the Wallet Pass by clicking the Send button. Open the email on your smartphone and follow the instructions.

Send button for emailing Wallet Pass
Send button for emailing Wallet Pass

When you receive the email click on the Add to Google Wallet button.

E-Mail with Google Wallet Pass Link
E-Mail with Google Wallet Pass Link

Make sure you are logged in to your Google Account to add Wallet Pass to your Google Wallet.

Add Card to the Google Wallet
Add Card to the Google Wallet

To add the Card to your Google Wallet please press the Add button.

Confirmation the card has been added to Google Wallet
Confirmation the card has been added to Google Wallet

The Google Wallet Pass is added directly to your Google Wallet. Please keep in mind that your Google Wallet Pass can be accessed on any device on which you are logged in with your Google account.

Once the pass is downloaded to your wallet, you will see the Wallet Pass in full screen on your Android Phone.

Google Wallet Pass on your Android Phone
Google Wallet Pass on your Android Phone

4. Click on the Share this page button

Click on the Share this page button of your business card and add your Wallet Pass to your Google Wallet.

Add to Google Wallet using the Share button
Add to Google Wallet using the Share button

5. Double-tap on your profile image

Alternatively, you can double-tap on the profile image of your business card and the Wallet Pass will automatically be downloaded to your Google Wallet.

Double-tap profile image and Add your business card to Google Wallet
Double-tap profile image and Add your business card to Google Wallet

What elements are on my Google Wallet Pass?

Frontside

The frontside of your Wallet Pass displays your essential contact information, encompassing your image, the company namejob position, the first and last name, email, phone number, and a QR Code that links to your Digital Business Card.

Frontside of the Google Wallet Pass
Frontside of the Google Wallet Pass

Backside

The backside of the Google Wallet Pass shows your business, private and mobile phone numbers, as well as your full address and links to your social media profiles.

Backside of the Google Wallet Pass
Backside of the Google Wallet Pass

What are the benefits?

Easy contact management

Storing Business Cards with a QR Code in the Google Wallet streamlines contact management, offering a convenient and efficient solution for networking in the digital age.

Efficient networking

With a Digital Business Cards readily accessible, sharing contact information during events and meetings becomes effortless, reflecting a modern and tech-savvy approach to professional connections.

Quick access, stylish look

With the press of just two buttons, you can go directly to your wallet and always have your business card ready for use. This is very practical, but also gives your profile a modern touch and has an eye-catching effect. Everyone who sees it also wants his business card in the wallet.

FAQs

Can I use a static vCard QR Code for Google Wallet Passes?

No. To add an Google Wallet Pass to your Android Phone you need to create a Digital Business Card first.

Where can I view my google wallet pass?

Your Google Wallet Pass can be accessed independent of the operating system and on any device on which you are logged in with your Google account.

Can I set the text and background color uniformly for all Wallet Passes?

Yes. If you have a White Label account, then as an administrator of the account you can set the colors uniformly for all users Wallet Passes in the branding area. You can read how to do this in the article Branding your White Label account.

Alternatives of sharing a Business Card

QR Code on a screen as background

Utilize a QR Code set as the background on your mobile phone screen for seamless sharing of your Business Card with others. 

QR Code on a screen as background
QR Code on a screen as background

QR Code sticker

To facilitate the sharing of your Business Card, affix a QR Code sticker onto your mobile phone. When scanned by others, this QR Code will enable swift access to your Business Card information, enhancing efficiency in networking and information exchange.

QR Code sticker
QR Code sticker

Printed Business Cards

Printed Business Cards with QR Code offer a modern and efficient way to bridge the gap between physical and digital networking. By incorporating a QR Code on your Business Card, you provide recipients with a quick and direct link to your online presence.

Printed Business Cards with QR Code
Printed Business Cards with QR Code
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