Besides paying with your phone at retailers, Google Pay features peer-to-peer capabilities that are a remnant of Google Wallet. Google Pay killing P2P UK...
The P2P service will continue to function until then in the UK, with Google advising users to transfer any existing balance into a bank account by September.
If you have a net positive Google Pay balance in your account with us, you can transfer these funds to your bank account.
All other Google Pay features like paying with credit/debit cards stored on your phone at physical retailers or apps should be unaffected.
Meanwhile, this move by Google follows Facebook removing similar capabilities for European markets in Messenger earlier this year.