Microsoft Pay now works with Masterpass to streamline online payments

Microsoft announced today that Microsoft Pay is now integrated with Mastercard's Masterpass service, allowing you to connect your accounts to streamline online payments. In bringing the two together, you'll now be able to have the shipping address and payment information from your Microsoft account automatically filled when checking out with Masterpass online.

Speaking on the new partnership, Will White, partner group program manager at Microsoft, said:

We are always seeking to enhance our users shopping experience in a secure and simple manner and this latest release does that by leveraging the growing Masterpass network. We will continue to seek opportunities to enhance the shopping experience by leveraging standards and working with innovative partners like Mastercard.

The integration is currently available to U.S. users in the latest version of the Microsoft Edge browser while logged in with your Microsoft account.

Though Masterpass is a Mastercard initiative, it works with any debit or credit card from Mastercard, Visa, Discover, and American Express. If you want to get started with this new integration, you can begin the process of linking your accounts at Microsoft (opens in new tab). From there, you can then look for the Masterpass button when making payments online to have your payment and shipping details automatically applied to your purchase.

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  • Does Visa have this sort of tech?
  • "Though Masterpass is a Mastercard initiative, it works with any debit or credit card from Mastercard, Visa, Discover, and American Express." (near the bottom)
  • Haha thanks. I'm an idiot.
  • Yes, it's called Visa Checkout
  • Any chance of any talk about when it might be available outside of the US/
  • I live in Jamaica and edge suggested to use Microsoft pay. Pretty simple. Maybe it because my region is set to us but it worked for me in edge
  • I've never seen this Masterpass system in the UK so I'm guessing not. Anyway, no mention of compatibility with Wallet so none of the Apple convenience. I'm not seeing much of a positive. So you don't need to put in your house number and postcode first time you use a company with this, which saves a couple of seconds. That seems to be about it? Fair enough, but not something I've personally been hanging on for.
  • We accept Qkr! at my place of work which is an offshoot of Masterpass, (in the UK.) You can download the Qkr! app from the appstore.
  • Can't find that app in the Windows Store.
  • Since the Surface Go has NFC (it does doesn't it?) can I use Microsoft Pay with my Surface Go as I can with Google Pay and my android phone?
  • Yes please, I really want to see someone try to tap a tablet on the card swipe NFC terminal. This must happen.
  • When in England.....
  • As soon as you align your banking laws & regs to those of the U.S.
  • So your bad policies I assume
  • They seemed to be plenty aligned in 2008.
  • I don't see the value. Why bother doing this? Just to save entering a few digits that you have memorized?
  • There are way too many options for digital wallet/payment systems now. To top it off, they let you "link" them together and I don't even know what to checkout with anymore.