How to get started
using Google Pay
To set up your card for Google Pay, first you'll need to download the app from the Google Play store on your device, open the Google Pay app, and tap Get Started.
- Give Google Pay access to your device location
Tap the Connect to Gmail button to give Google Pay access to your device location so you can be notifed when you’re in a place accepting Google Pay. To use the locate feature, tap Turn On at the bottom of the screen.
- Add a payment method
Select to the Payment tab at the bottom of the Google Pay app, and then tap on Add Payment Method.
- Add your new card to your account
Tap Add a New Card and hover over your card with the camera window that pops up so it can capture your card information. Verify your card’s expiration date and CVC number, hit Save, then review the Terms of Service and tap Accept & Continue.
- Verify your card
Your bank will verify your card, with a message that your lock screen will be used for Google Pay. Tap the blue Got It button and you'll be directed to the Verify Your Card screen. Choose how to receive the verification number (via email or phone number, depending on your card), then tap Continue. Enter the number into the Verification Number field and tap Submit.
- Start shopping
Visit your favorite retail or online store and see how easy it is to use.