Summer is here. You’re ready to hit the beach with your friends and then grab something to eat afterwards. But you’ve not got space in your pockets for your wallet! What a nightmare. But fear not. If you’re like the Community Team, you’d never dream of going anywhere without your phone. This means you don’t need to worry about where you can keep your wallet, because you can download Samsung Pay and turn your phone into a wallet.
With Samsung Pay, you can add up to ten different bank cards and use them to pay with your phone anywhere that contactless payment is accepted. Samsung Pay is available on most Galaxy smartphones since 2015, as well as certain wearables, such as the Galaxy Watch Active. Read on to find out how to add cards and make payments with Samsung Pay!
How to add debit or credit cards to Samsung Pay
After you’ve downloaded and installed the Samsung Pay app from the Galaxy Store or Play Store, open the app, allow the app access to your contacts, and tap “Pay” at the bottom of the screen
Tap “Get started”, then sign in with your Samsung Account. You’ll then be prompted to register a PIN or your fingerprint, if you don’t have one set up already
Tap “Add card”, then line up your bank card in the camera. The app will automatically detect your card number, its expiration date, and your billing address. You can also add your card manually or via NFC by tapping the buttons at the bottom of the screen
Type your name and your card’s security code, then tap “Next”
Carefully read the Terms of Service, then tap agree to all
Select how you want to verify your card, either by SMS or by email, then enter the code you receive
Your payment card is now set up!
How to pay with Samsung Pay
Open the Samsung Pay app by swiping up from the bottom centre of your home screen or tapping on the app icon
Swipe right or left to select the card you want to pay with, then put your finger on the fingerprint scanner or introduce your PIN
Hold your phone against the NFC reader to complete the transaction
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