Barclays have their own Contactless Mobile app for Android so that is why they're not part of the Samsung or Google Pay.
When you say 'doesn't exist' for your handset, do you mean the app doesn't exist or allow download, or that you cannot add a Barclays card? If it's the former then that's worrying as it should be showing in Sams App listing
Let me share something I learned with Garmin pay, this silly thing does not work, or practically none of the UK banks accept Garmin pay
So, the work around was, I created an account with Starling Bank
This was a blessing in disguised, because, I regularly top up my Starling account and for every online rubbish, or practically any shopping, I use this and my real Master account with bank, A or B are safe. And the Starling service, customer service and the App.. All fantastic
That is true! I had a huge problem with my CC: was recognised in Google Wallet but doesn't exist on Google Pay, since they launch GWallet and forgot all about GPlay. Problem is that most applications use GPay to pay purchases! I did stay with a new CC barred to pay, just because its ownership was made on the same day as the launch of GWallet: July's 24th