When Edward Bellamy first introduced the concept of credit card in his utopian novel Looking Backward, little did he know that this plastic currency will change the shopping habit of billions of consumers across the globe. Today, people use credit card and make their shopping convenient. Step further, smart users integrate their credit cards into their smartphones and make quick payments.
This is where Android Pay comes into picture. As a smart user, you can set up Android Pay on your Android smartphone and use your credit card through your mobile. This clearly eliminates the need of taking your credit card out of your wallets or pockets. It saves a lot of your time and allows you to make payment quickly and safely.
In this information, we will discuss how you can set up Android Pay on your Android smartphone.
How to set up Android Pay on Android Phone
Step #1: First off, download Android Pay app from the Google Play Store. If you own Nexus 6P or 5X smartphones, you have got the app preinstalled on these devices.
Step #2: Now sign in with your Google account.
Step #3: Set up payment information by selecting any of the available banking options.
You will find below written options:
- Add credit or debit card
- Use AT&T billing
- Add PayPal
- Redeem code
- No thanks
Step #4: Now tap on the floating action button.
Step #5: You will see three options on your phone screen; choose and tap on “Add a credit or debit card”.
Step #6: Take a photo of your credit or debit card with the help of phone camera.
Step #7: Enter necessary card details and then tap on Save button.
Note that you need to agree to the terms and conditions of card issuing bank. Your card details will be verified by Android Pay. You may be asked to enter a code sent on your mobile phone by the bank, if there is a verification method prescribed by any bank. You may select the verification method options like email or text message.
Android Pay will add your card once all the details are verified. From the list of cards, you need to make one card your default card; for this, tap the card and choose Set as Default Card.
It’s done! Now you can make payment with Android Pay on your Android smartphone.
How to Add a Loyalty Card to your Android device.
Step #1: Tap on the floating action button.
Step #2: Tap on “Add a loyalty program” from the three options.
Step #3: Look for the name of store or any company’s loyalty program you want to add.
Step #4: Now scan the loyalty card’s barcode with your Android phone’s camera. You can type in the code if camera or app fails to give any result.
Step #5: Confirm the code is correct.
Now your card will be stored in the list of other loyalty and gift cards. Android Pay employs location feature to send you a notification with the loyalty card barcode so the clerk can scan the code.
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