Samsung smartwatches have much reputation for the range of features they offer. One of the important functions you can perform through these watches is the digital payment. Premium watches like new Samsung Galaxy Watch Active, previous Galaxy Watch, Gear S3 and Gear Sport enable you to make simple and secure transactions directly through your wrist using Samsung Pay. It supports Near Field Communication (NFC) to allow payment through standard credit card readers. This means you can experience the digital payment mode without practically using your smartphone. Samsung Pay expands customers choices to make payments and it is user-friendly and simple option compared to Google Pay, Amazon Pay and Apple Pay etc.
To enable this digital payment mode on your smartwatch you have to set it properly. The setup process is simple and after completion you will be able to make payments just through a tap across any payment terminal. To make Samsung Pay run on your watch, ensure that your smartwatch is paired with the compatible smartphone and all further settings are completed. Samsung Pay has different availability and supported features for different regions as well as Galaxy Watch is compatible with only NFC payment terminals. Let us discuss how to use Samsung Pay on Galaxy Watch, Gear S3 & Gear Sport.
1. Launch the Galaxy Wearable app on your paired smartphone.
2. Now select the Settings tab and choose the Samsung Pay option.
3. Download Samsung Pay and follow all the instructions on screen.
4. In Samsung Pay screen tap Add option to enter your card information and complete verification with your bank.
5. After successful verification press and hold back button to launch Samsung Pay.
6. Now swipe right or left and scroll down to select the card type to make payments.
7. To make payment place your smartwatch close to the payment terminal. When the card reader verifies the information the payment will be successful.
With these simple steps you can enable secure and simple Samsung Pay payment method on your smartwatch. You can check your purchase history and add more cards to the Samsung Pay. To add more cards to Samsung Pay go to the Galaxy Wearable app on your phone and select Samsung Pay option and follow the instructions on the screen. The basic difference here is that Samsung Pay on Galaxy Watch requires network connection through WiFi or Bluetooth with smartphone. Whereas on Gear S3 it doesn’t require active connection to your phone. But you have to sync it with your phone regularly.
While compared to other payment methods this is more user friendly and convenient method, as it enables you to handle everything from your wrist. Samsung Pay ensures secure payment as well as enable you to manage and track the purchase history with just a tap. It provides you the best solution for payment modes from your watch.
Samsung has partnered with more than 100 banks all across the world & works with all major credit cards as well as debit cards. For the promotion company has announced many incentives & rewards on many stuffs. So sign up to Samsung Pay & use it for many purposes like paying for online charges or doing daily shopping.
Madhav Biradar started his career in technology back in 2011, where he covered mobile & gaming articles. He is an enthusiast in smartphone & wearable gadgets. In his free time, he likes to read about new tech gadgets and watch movies.