Google Pay is the fast, simple way to pay with Google. It brings together everything you need at checkout and keeps your payment info safe in your Google Account until you’re ready to pay. Plus, Google Pay makes it easy to keep track of purchases, redeem loyalty points, and get personalized suggestions to help you save time and money.
To get Google Pay, you'll need to check that you have an Android phone running Kit Kat (4.4) or higher. Your phone also needs to support NFC (Near Field Communication) and HCE (Host Card Emulation). To check for NFC, look for it in your phone’s Settings app.
To set up the Google Pay App:
- Open your phone’s Settings app and make sure NFC is turned on.
- Open the Google Pay app and follow the setup instructions.
- You may need to set up a PIN, pattern, password, or fingerprint screen lock.
To add a card with your Android phone:
- Open the Google Pay app. (If you have multiple Google Accounts in Google Pay: At the top left of the app, touch your name, then choose the account you want to add a card to.)
- At the bottom right, tap "+."
- Tap "Add a credit or debit card."
- Use the camera to capture your card information or enter it yourself.
- If you’re asked to verify your card, choose a verification method from the list.
- Find and enter the verification code.