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Huawei Grants Access to Money Management Tools thanks to AppGallery Partnership with Snoop


AppGallery users in the UK can now access and manage their personal finances across different banks, using the power of Open Banking and Huawei’s HMS Core technology

Snoop recently won the ‘Innovation of the Year’ category at the 2021 British Bank Awards

AppGallery, one of the top three app marketplaces globally, has announced the launch of Snoop in the UK, providing users with access to money management tools across different banks

Using open banking technology, Snoop offers its users’ increased visibility over their personal finances through a one-stop platform that collates bank accounts, credit cards and transaction data in one place. With over 50 UK financial companies working in collaboration with Snoop − including top high street banks and credit card providers such as Lloyds, Halifax, Barclays, HSBC, NatWest and Santander − AppGallery users in the UK can now access their favourite financial services in a seamless and organised manner.  

“Our award-winning app uses Open Banking and advanced analytics to help people spend, save and live smarter,” said Antony Simm, Cofounder at Snoop. “The app’s personalised money-saving insights can save the average household £1,500 per year and we’re thrilled to be partnering with Huawei to help make everyone better off.”  

Improving user control through financial transparency  

Snoop is committed to improving the overall digital finance experience. The app uses AI technology to scan transaction data and find smarter ways for users to save their money, providing tailor-made and relevant insights based on individual spending habits. UK-based users can now realise their saving capabilities through Snoop’s bespoke money switch recommendations, helping them to maintain a healthy financial life.  

Huawei empowers its partners through its HMS Core capabilities  

Through AppGallery and its innovative HMS Core capabilities, Huawei is committed to offering its partners the technology and support they need to expand both their app offering and userbase.  

Integrating with Huawei’s Core, Push, Analytics and Ads Kit, Snoop demonstrates how developers in the financial services sector can be amongst those leveraging Huawei’s innovative HMS Core to bring enhanced app experience to all AppGallery users.  

Huawei – driving financial health through AppGallery  

Through its partnership with Snoop, Huawei continues to demonstrate its commitment to AppGallery users in the UK, leveraging open banking capabilities to provide access to over 50 UK financial services companies.  

“At Huawei, we’re passionate about providing our users with access to a choice of financial services and apps” said Siri G. Børsum, Global VP Finance Vertical Eco-development & Partnerships at Huawei Consumer Business Group. “By driving competition in the digital financial services space, we’re encouraging this access to choice, by which we hope to increase global financial health overall.”   

Those using Huawei devices can now install the app from AppGallery, securely authenticating their ‘online banking’ sign in for 90 days before requiring re-authentication. In doing so, Huawei encourages a more secure and reliable experience and remains committed to protecting its users’ data.  

About AppGallery – One of the Top 3 App Marketplaces Globally    

AppGallery is a smart and innovative ecosystem that allows developers to create unique experiences for consumers.  Our unique HMS Core allows apps to be integrated across different devices, delivering more convenience and a smoother experience – a part of our wider “1+8+N” strategy at Huawei.    

With AppGallery, our vision is to make an open, innovative app distribution platform that is accessible to consumers while strictly protecting users’ privacy and security and providing them with a unique and smart experience. Being one of the top three app marketplaces globally, AppGallery offers a wide variety of global and local Apps across 18 categories including navigation & transport, news, social media, and more. AppGallery is available in more than 170 countries and regions with over 560 million monthly active users globally. Huawei has partnered with 5.1 million developers across the globe, with total downloads reaching 332.2 billion as of September 2021. Since October 2021, over 173,000 applications have integrated with HMS Core worldwide.   

About Snoop  

Powered by open banking, Snoop is an award-winning consumer focused business that helps people spend, save and live smarter. Launched in April 2020 by Dame Jayne-Anne Gadhia, the app provides data-driven, personalised insights (‘Snoops’) to help consumers find their biggest money saving opportunities. Recognised by the British Bank Awards for ‘Best Innovation of the Year 2021,’ Snoop aims to transform traditional services like retail banking, money management and price comparison into more intelligent and personalised services to make everyone better off. The app recently won an award for Innovation of the Year at the British Bank Awards, as well as Best App Proposition and Best use of Open Banking at the Open Banking Expo Awards 2021.  

Snoop Supports Access toAmex, B, Barclaycard, Barclays, Cahoot, Capital One, Clydesdale, Coutts, Danske, First Direct, Halifax, HSBC, Lloyds, M&S Bank, NatWest One, Bank of Scotland, Bank of Ireland, Creation Cards, Nationwide, NatWest, MBNA, Monzo, RBS, Revolut, Sainsbury’s, Santander, Starling, Tesco, TSB, Ulster, Vanquis, Yorkshire Bank, The One Account, Virgin One Account.  

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