|Rakunten Card Edy
|Edy (Web Money)
|What is Edy?
|Edy is a web money service provided by Rakuten bitwallet in Japan
and it is Prepaid rechargeable contactless smart card wihich uses Sony's FeliCa technology.
The origin of name is abbreviation of Yen & Euro & Dollar.
The scale is one of the biggest in Japanese web money.
|What product is required to use Edy?
|There are so many cases, but this site introduces Edy with Rakuten card.
1.Mobile phone ,Smart phone which have Osaifu function.(iphone is out of the service. but you can use Edy with Edy strap etc)
*Osaifu function means web wallet for mobile phone. Japanese phones provide this service.
2.Rakuten Credit Card with Edy function
3.Edy strap or Edy seal for Smart phone(iphone etc) * In this case, you do not need Rakuten credit card or other Japanese credit card. Edy strap or Edy seal works by itself.
4.Rakuten Edy Card
Click the link to see details or purchase.
Edy for iPhoneRakuten Edy card
Edy is prepaid type web money,so you have to charge money in advance.
|How to charge money to Edy?
|limit of charge per one time is \25,000
1.Asking shop assistants in convenience store etc for charging money when you buy something.
Instance: "****(amount) yen charge shite kudasai"= "please charge \****."
2.Using Edy charger at stores(Japanese site) It is self-charge with cash.
3.Using Edy application for mobile phone or Smart phone which have Osaifu function with Rakuten credit card.
You need download application from Rakuten web site to your phone.
The site is Japanese only, but you may be able to understand because there are pictures for introduction.
Download Edy application from web site. QR code .(Japanese Only)
(Left:mobile Phone/ Right:Smart Phone)
How to set up Edy application on your phone.
http://point.rakuten.co.jp/edy/get_sp/ (For Smart phone.Japanese Only)
http://point.rakuten.co.jp/edy/get_mb/ (For Mobile phone. Japanese Only)
*Only Japanese credit card & Japanese bank are usable.
How to charge money to your phone.
*Auto charge is available on Smart phone.
4. Using Edy reader with Personal computer. You can charge money to Edy and check usage history on your PC. You can charge money to Rakuten card,Edy strap,Edy seal by using Rakuten credit card.
After you get and activate Edy reader on your PC , you need to access the following web site'Edy Viewer' when you want to charge and check usage of Edy.
You can access and see the interface in ahead of purchasing Rakuten Edy reader.
* Only Japanese language is supported. This product is only for people live in Japan.
Screen of the web site 'Edy Viewer'.
*Edy gift is the service you can receive Edy money from other person or company's campaign.
Make sure that your OS type is in the service.
|Where can I use Edy?
|There are various location where you can use Edy. But main stores is the
|What do I say when I want to pay by Edy?
|All you have to say is "Edy de" ="By Edy", shop assistants must understand it.
Then swipe you Edy over Edy reader of the stores.
Some stores which install several web moneys require you to select a kind of web money.
In the case, you need to touch(select) Edy icon on screeen.Then swipe your Edy over Edy reader.