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How does Google Pay work?
How do I set up Google Pay?
It only takes a few minutes to get up and running with Google Pay.
- Download the app on Google Play or the App Store, or visit pay.google.com.
- Sign in to your Google Account and add a payment method.
- If you want to use Google Pay in stores, check to see if your phone has NFC.
That’s it! You’re ready to pay.
Do I need to add money to Google Pay?
You don’t need to add money to Google Pay in order to pay. All you need to do is add a payment method, like a debit or credit card. When you use Google Pay, it’s just like how you would normally use your card.
What happened to Android Pay and Google Wallet?
Android Pay and Google Wallet are now part of Google Pay. You can do all the same things you used to do with these apps, like pay in stores or send money to friends, using Google Pay.
Learn more about Google Pay
Where can I use Google Pay?
You can use Google Pay in millions of stores, apps, and websites. Here’s how you’ll know it’s accepted.
You don’t need to see the Google Pay logo to use Google Pay in stores. If the store accepts contactless payments, you can pay with your phone. You can also look for one of these symbols:
In apps and on websites
Pay with Google Pay anywhere you see these logos.
Is it available in my country?
Find out where you can use Google Pay
How to use Google Pay
Pay in stores or on transit
- Unlock your phone.
- Hold the back of your phone close to the terminal for a few seconds.
- Follow the instructions on the reader’s screen.
See detailed instructions
Pay in apps and websites
- At checkout, click the Google Pay button. If asked, choose a payment method and enter your shipping address.
- Confirm your order.
See detailed instructions
- Open Google Pay.
- At the bottom, tap Send.
- Find your contact and follow the instructions.
Fix common issues
If you’re having an issue with Google Pay, find answers in the Help Center.
Manage your payment methods
Find charges, transactions, and statements
When you use Google Pay, the app keeps a record of transactions you can view later.
Just tap Menu > Activity.
Get more information about Google Pay transactions
Withdraw money from Google Pay
If you’ve set a default card for sending and receiving money, any money you receive is automatically deposited to that account. If you have money in your Google Pay balance, here’s how you withdraw it.
How safe is Google Pay?
Google Pay protects your payment info with multiple layers of security, using one of the world’s most advanced security infrastructures to help keep your account safe. When you pay in stores, Google Pay doesn’t share your actual card number, so your information stays secure.
Learn more about Google Pay security features
Protect lost phones
Contact us with a problem
If you need to report fraud or dispute a charge, you can request a call, send an email, or chat with Google Pay’s support team.
Contact Google Pay support
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