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#215567 3-Jul-2017 13:33
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Since getting an iPhone from work, I figured I'd try using the wallet on it to store some cards..... but no joy.

 

Found that most of the cards I have don't have bar codes etc necessary for them to work via a phone app. Only one I found I have that might work is my library card. So entered the details off that into the wallet app, and went off to the library..... 

 

Their scanners cant read it. Lady at the counter said theyve had a few people mention it to them.

 

So, is using wallet apps on mobile phones a waste of time in NZ, or am I just having a bad run of supported cards/retailers equipment ? :)

 

 





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  #1810902 3-Jul-2017 13:46
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I use Stocard on my iPhone. Doesn't work with Countdown but works with Flybuys, New World and a few others. I don't use the apple wallet. I'd love NZTA to release an app which would allow me to not carry my drivers licence. Then, with Apple Pay I'd hardly need to carry cards at all.

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  #1810909 3-Jul-2017 13:58
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I have not found a single use for the Wallet app. Alas it's one of the few apps that you can't delete!


 
 
 
 


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  #1810993 3-Jul-2017 15:04
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SheriffNZ: I use Stocard on my iPhone. Doesn't work with Countdown but works with Flybuys, New World and a few others. I don't use the apple wallet. I'd love NZTA to release an app which would allow me to not carry my drivers licence. Then, with Apple Pay I'd hardly need to carry cards at all.

 

Havent added my Flybuys one yet, will do that tonight and if I can find my New World and Countdown cards, will try those as well - I dont do much shopping so never use the things but SWMBO sends me out occasionally so be handy to have everything on hand.

 

 





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  #1810995 3-Jul-2017 15:05
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SheriffNZ: .... I'd love NZTA to release an app which would allow me to not carry my drivers licence....

 

...and pay road tolls.

 

Off topic slightly - I'm sure the Police would love a facial recognition or thumb print scanning app judging by the number of people who try to give them false details on the police reality shows.


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  #1811002 3-Jul-2017 15:15
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SheriffNZ: I use Stocard on my iPhone. Doesn't work with Countdown but works with Flybuys, New World and a few others. I don't use the apple wallet. I'd love NZTA to release an app which would allow me to not carry my drivers licence. Then, with Apple Pay I'd hardly need to carry cards at all.

 

I used Stocard on a S7 Edge. Works well in most cases, but Mitre10 can't read the Airpoints code or whatever it is - maybe the phone brightness is turned up too high?





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  #1811006 3-Jul-2017 15:26
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Lets see..

 

Event Cinemas
SPG Hotels
IHG Hotels
Hilton Honors
Some Credit Cards (and pay via them)
AirNZ Boarding Passes


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  #1811032 3-Jul-2017 15:56
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Is this like the ANZ Visa paywave thing? If so, that works.


 
 
 
 


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  #1811050 3-Jul-2017 16:21
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+1 stocard

Doesn't help that the likes of new world have laser only readers. They can't do 2d reads like Z counter machines (pretty sure can't use the pumps)

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  #1811149 3-Jul-2017 17:49
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I use Stockard.

BP (+ coffee card)
Countdown
Electrical licence
Farmers card
Airnz
Flybuys
Kathmandu
Subway

Etc etc

If their readers don't read it, the operator adds it in manually.

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  #1811190 3-Jul-2017 18:40
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99% of barcode scanners are a laser that can't read LCD screens which makes apps such as this pretty much useless.

 

 


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  #1811196 3-Jul-2017 18:51
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It's a pity that there isn't some sort of unique "card ID" on a Paywave card (not the credit card number itself, but a "safe" identifier that can't be used for payments). You would then theoretically register your loyalty account against your Paywave card/phone, so you only have to wave the one item to both get your discounts/points, and to pay.

 

Or preferably the retailers could just drop the prices for everyone instead of wasting money and effort on a loyalty system... good luck with that though!


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  #1811199 3-Jul-2017 18:53
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Do you guys who use this tech have a back up method of payment like an EFTPOS card at least?


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  #1811203 3-Jul-2017 18:59
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DarthKermit:

Do you guys who use this tech have a back up method of payment like an EFTPOS card at least?



I always carry my debit card with me in case, because more often than not I’m driving so I need my licence and bring my wallet anyway.

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DarthKermit:

 

Do you guys who use this tech have a back up method of payment like an EFTPOS card at least?

 

 

Confusion with Google Wallet? (pay with google acct and NFC)

 

Hes talking loyalty wallet for Ithing in this case ;)


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  #1811208 3-Jul-2017 19:07
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sbiddle:

 

99% of barcode scanners are a laser that can't read LCD screens which makes apps such as this pretty much useless.

 

 

Are the AirNZ scanners not laser? I'm thinking the check-in kiosks and the gate scanners. And I always scan my phone at the movies too? Or am I just linking a red light with lasers?


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