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Kakao Pay starts payment service on Google Play, YouTube Premium

By Jie Ye-eun

Published : Dec. 11, 2019 - 15:33

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Kakao Pay, a South Korean mobile payment platform, said Wednesday that it has started its payment service on the Google Play Store and YouTube Premium.

Through the service, users can purchase any paid content on both applications by choosing Kakao Pay as a payment method.

Users can also purchase various services such as YouTube Movies, Channel Membership and Super Chat on YouTube. 

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Once users choose Kakao Pay to make payments on the Google Play Store, they can automatically use it for transactions on YouTube as well, according to company officials.

Kakao Pay money can be charged through banking accounts that have been connected to Kakao Pay. Users can check their billing history via Kakao Pay or KakaoTalk app.

“We started providing the service to users with iOS and Android devices. We’ll put more effort for the 30 million Kakao Pay users by offering a convenient and secure payment service in various fields,” the company said in a statement.

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