Google Wallet: Prepaid cards discontinued

Google Wallet users are now getting a warning to spend their Google Prepaid Card balance before October 17th at which point Google will be removing all prepaid cards from the Google Wallet App. After this date passes the only way to get your money back is to put in a refund at the Google Wallet Prepaid Site. For you guys and gals that have a prepaid card sitting around and think you can spend it before the 17th of October, you can still add the cards to your account until September 17th. Also, resetting your Google Wallet app (if you have a prepaid card) during this time frame will be a bad idea because you will not be allowed to re-add it either.

Google claims they are discontinuing the Prepaid Cards because of the recent addition to their app, allowing users to add any debit or credit cards. Do you think this was a smart decision? Are you sad to see Google Wallet Prepaid Cards go? Let us know in the comments below!

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