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Banks you can use Samsung Pay with

Samsung Pay lets you make contactless, tap and go payments without your debit or credit card

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This guide features a list of US banks that offer Samsung Pay, as well as how to set it up and start using it today.

If your current bank doesn’t offer Samsung Pay, you can compare a range of debit and credit cards that currently do support the app.

Banks compatible with Samsung Pay

Bank Apple PaySamsung PayGoogle Pay
American ExpressNoNoNo
Bank of AmericaNoNoNo
BarclaysNo
BBVA CompassNoNoNo
Capital OneNoNoNo
ChaseNoNoNo
CitiNoNoNo
DiscoverNoNoNo
Green DotNoNoNo
HSBCNoNoNo
PNCNoNoNo
SynchronyNoNoNo
USAANoNoNo
US BankNoNo
Wells FargoNoNoNo
TD BankNoNoNo

How to add a debit or credit card to Samsung Pay

To add a credit or debit card to Samsung Pay from mobile device, you’ll need to:

  1. Open Samsung Pay on your mobile device.
  2. Tap Menu in the top left corner of the screen and select Cards.
  3. Tap Add cards.
  4. Enter your card number, cardholder name, expiry date and the three-digit security code found on the back of your card.
  5. Tap Next.
  6. Enter any additional identity verification information required by your debit or credit card provider.
  7. Review your debit or credit card’s terms and conditions.
  8. Select your preferred method of verification.
  9. Enter the verification code you receive.
  10. Sign your signature in the box provided.
  11. Tap Save and Done.

Compare accounts compatible with Samsung Pay

All of these products can be added to Samsung Pay. However, you’ll get the most value from your digital wallet by choosing a debit or credit card that earns rewards on everyday purchases.

Name Product APY Minimum deposit to open ATMs Out-of-network ATM fee
Chase Total Checking
Finder Rating: 2.8 / 5: ★★★★★
Chase Total Checking
N/A
$0
Access to 16,000 ATMs and more than 4,700 branches nationwide
$2.50
Get a $200 bonus when you open a new Chase Total Checking account and set up direct deposit within 60 days of opening your account. Chase's simplest checking account is easy to use and gives you access to 16,000 ATMs and more than 4,700. Available online nationwide except in Alaska, Hawaii and Puerto Rico.
HSBC Premier Checking
Finder Rating: 2.7 / 5: ★★★★★
HSBC Premier Checking
0.01%
$1
Free to use at all ATMs in the US
$0
Get a 3% cash bonus, up to $600 (max. $100 per month) during first six months after account opening. Must open HSBC Premier checking account through offer page by September 30, 2020, and set up qualifying direct deposits into the new account. Conditions apply. Deposit products are offered in the US by HSBC Bank USA, N.A. Member FDIC.
BBVA Online Checking
Finder Rating: 4.2 / 5: ★★★★★
BBVA Online Checking
N/A
$25
No ATM fees nationwide at more than 64,000 AllPoint, participating 7-Eleven and BBVA USA ATMs
$3
A full-service account with convenient, surcharge-free access to two massive ATM networks.
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Name Product Filter values Rewards Purchase APR Annual fee
Blue Cash Preferred® Card from American Express
6% on select US streaming services, 3% on transit and US gas stations, 6% at US supermarkets on up to $6,000 annually, then 1% after that and on all other purchases
0% intro for the first 12 months (then 13.99% to 23.99% variable)
$0 intro annual fee for the first year ($95 thereafter)
Perfect for families: Get up to 6% on everyday purchases and a welcome offer worth $300. This heavy-hitter rewards card has uncontested value. Terms apply, see rates & fees
Blue Cash Everyday® Card from American Express
2% at US gas stations and select US department stores, 3% at US supermarkets on up to $6,000 per year, then 1% after that and on all other purchases
0% intro for the first 15 months (then 13.99% to 23.99% variable)
$0
This everyday cashback card offers a higher than average welcome offer for no annual fee, letting you earn $200 after you spend $1,000 in the first 3 months. Terms apply, see rates & fees
Chase Freedom Unlimited®
5% cash back on travel purchased through Chase, 5% on Lyft, 3% on dining and drugstores and 1.5% on all other purchases
0% intro for the first 15 months (then 14.99% to 23.74% variable)
$0
This solid 1.5% cashback card gets even better with the addition of up to 5% back in categories like travel, drug stores and dining.
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Bottom line

Samsung Pay is fast, easy to use and allows you to leave the house with just your phone in hand and still make purchases. Just like regular contactless tap and go payments made with your debit or credit card, you don’t need to enter a PIN for transactions less than $100.

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