It's now easier to buy things online using Google Chrome. Here's how
One tap will autofill your credit or debit card at checkout.
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browser to buy things just got easier with an update that skips over a step to autofill your credit or debit card digits directly into the purchase page. Before, you could use only Chrome's extremely convenient autofill feature if you turned on Chrome Sync in the browser. Now, Google lets you sidestep Chrome Sync. As long as you're signed in to your Google account, you'll be able to check out faster.
You'll first want to make sure that you have a payment method set up in Google -- we walk you through that below. Each time you make a purchase, Google will ask for your CVC (the three-digit card verification code, which is located on the back of most cards) for security purposes. Here's how to use the new service.
Watch this: Get to know Google Pay
Adding a credit or debit card to your Google Account