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  • What is Google Pay?

  • Adding a card

  • Card verification

  • Paying in-store

  • Security

  • Paying online

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  • How does Google Pay work?

    Google Pay is the fast, simple way to pay in millions of places. After you add a card, you can:

    • Pay in stores or for transit using your phone.
    • Pay in apps or on websites.

    Find out more about what Google Pay is and where it's available

  • How do I set up Google Pay?

    It only takes a few minutes to get up and running with Google Pay.

    1. Download the app on Google Play, or visit
    2. Sign in to your Google Account and add a payment method.
    3. 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

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  • 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

    To buy things in stores, Google Pay requires you set a screen lock and unlock for most purchases. If you lose your phone, the screen lock helps prevent fraud. On Android devices, you can also lock and erase it remotely with Find My Device

    Learn more about Google Pay security features

  • 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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