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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

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
Aspiration Spend & Save Account
Finder Rating: 4.2 / 5: ★★★★★
Aspiration Spend & Save Account
5.00% on balances of $0 to $10,000
$10
55,000 free in-network ATMs
$0
Deposits are fossil fuel-free and insured by the FDIC. Enjoy a spend and save combo account with unlimited cash back rewards and a $100 bonus when you spend $1,000 in your first 60 days.
Chase Secure Banking℠
Chase Secure Banking℠
N/A
$0
Access to 16,000 ATMs and more than 4,700 branches nationwide
$2.50
Chase Secure Banking offers no overdraft services
Chase Total Checking®
Finder Rating: 3 / 5: ★★★★★
Chase Total Checking®
N/A
$0
Access to 16,000 ATMs and more than 4,700 branches nationwide
$2.50
Chase Total Checking is easy to use and gives you access to 16,000 ATMs and more than 4,700 branches. It offers a $225 signup bonus to new Chase customers
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Name Product Filter values Rewards Purchase APR Annual fee
Blue Cash Everyday® Card from American Express
3% at US supermarkets on up to $6,000 per year (then 1%), 2% at US gas stations and select US department stores and 1% on other purchases (redeem as statement credit)
0% intro for the first 15 months (then 13.99% to 23.99% variable)
$0
Earn a $200 statement credit after spending $2,000 in the first 6 months. This is a higher-than-average welcome offer for a card with no annual fee. Terms apply, see rates & fees
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 other purchases (redeem as statement credit)
0% intro for the first 12 months (then 13.99% to 23.99% variable)
$0 intro annual fee for the first year ($95 thereafter)
Earn a $300 statement credit after you spend $3,000 in purchases on your new card within the first 6 months. Having 6 months to earn a welcome offer is a rare benefit as most cards give you only 3. Terms apply, see rates & fees
Citi® Diamond Preferred® Card
N/A
0% intro for the first 12 months (then 13.74% to 23.74% variable)
$0

Best of Finder 2021

An impressive 21 months intro APR on balance transfers and purchases, as well as no annual fee make this one of the top 0% APR cards available.
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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.

Frequently asked questions

Is there a monthly fee for using Samsung Pay?

No, Samsung Pay is free to use.

Can I use Samsung Pay without a data connection?

You can make up to 10 payments using Samsung pay without a Wi-Fi or mobile data connection.

Where can I use Samsung Pay?

You can use Samsung Pay at both NFC and EMV point-of-sale terminals.

How many cards can I add to Samsung Pay?

You can add a total of 10 credit and debit cards to Samsung Pay.

Do I need a Samsung device to use Samsung Pay?

Yes, Samsung Pay is only available on the following Samsung devices: Galaxy S9, Galaxy S9+, Galaxy Note8, Galaxy S8, Galaxy S8+, Galaxy S7 edge, Galaxy S7, Galaxy S6 edge+, Galaxy Note5, Galaxy S6 edge, Galaxy S6 Active, Galaxy S6, Gear S2, Gear S3, Gear Fit2, and Gear Sport.

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