Softcard holds your eligible payment cards, from participating providers. Just tap your phone to pay anywhere contactless payments are accepted.
How much does it cost to use the Softcard?
Softcard is a free app. But like many apps, it uses wireless data and messaging which may incur charges based on your Verizon Wireless plan.
How does the Softcard protect my payment credentials?
Your payment credentials are stored in a chip called the Secure Element contained within your compatible smartphone (or appropriate accessory). The Secure Element is isolated from your phone’s main operating system and hardware. It’s designed to allow access only to authorized programs, like Softcard, to initiate a transaction.
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Softcard organizes your payment options, loyalty
cards and offers into one convenient app.
Near Field Communication* (NFC) enables your phone
to communicate with the checkout terminals.
Tap to pay with Softcard anywhere you see the contactless
symbol. There's over 200,000 locations nationwide.
How many cards can I add to the Softcard?
There’s no limit to the number of eligible cards you can add or use for payments with Softcard.
How do I change the payment card I want to use in Softcard?
The payment card that’s currently selected will be displayed in the payment card carousel.
To change the payment card, swipe left or right to select a payment card. The payment card you land on will be “Ready to Pay.”
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Most new smartphones are already compatible with Softcard (e.g.
If you have an older phone, you may need an enhanced SIM Card.
Softcard works with American Express, American Express Serve®, Chase and Wells Fargo. If you have a debit card, credit card1, or U.S. bank account, you can link it to your American Express Serve Account.
Select the download button below to get started.Get it on Google Play
Open the app, select "Get Started" and follow the on-screen setup. Create your account and set your PIN.
Tap "Add a Card" to connect your bank or credit account to Softcard.
Account validation may take up to 24 hours.
Can I transfer my Softcard account to a new phone?
In most cases, you can transfer your Softcard account to another compatible phone with the following steps:
Where can I use Softcard to make a purchase?
Softcard can be used anywhere contactless payments are accepted.
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Verizon customers can get a $5 credit for each of your first five purchases using a new American Express Serve® with Softcard™ Account.2 Offer expires on 12/31/2014. See terms.
Get $1 back on each purchase of $1 or more after you tap to pay with your American Express Serve Account in Softcard.3 Up to $50 per month in Serve credit through 12/31/2014. Transit and parking purchases excluded.
Earn 2,500 award miles when you connect any UnitedMileagePlus® Credit Card from Chase to the Softcard™ app and make your first transaction through the app. And get 500 more miles every subsequent month you tap to pay with Softcard at least once, until February 28, 2015. Terms and conditions apply.4
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**NFC Disclosure: Near Field Communications or 'NFC' technology wirelessly exchanges data between an NFC-enabled wireless device and other devices or targets (such as contactless payments devices, facility access readers or interactive advertisements). While NFC alone does not ensure a secure transfer of data, specific applications and services may offer or enable technology that provides reliable and secure channels. You should protect your device and your data against vulnerabilities such as data theft, device setting manipulation or system corruption, by using passwords, anti-virus or other security software and conducting NFC transactions with caution as NFC may work whether your device is turned on or off. Additionally, most wireless devices provide the ability to manually disable NFC capability through a setting on the device as an option when NFC is not in use.
Softcard® Terms of Service are available at gosoftcard.com. Features may vary by operating system and app version. Eligibility of payment cards, loyalty cards and offers depends on card issuer and merchant participation. Message and data charges may apply. Ability to tap or transmit loyalty and offer information varies amongst participating merchants. Some merchant contactless terminals may not work or accept specific payment cards in the Softcard app. Softcard, Isis, Isis Wallet, SmartTap and the associated logos are trademarks of JVL Ventures, LLC. Contactless Symbol is property of EMVCo, LLC. Other third-party trademarks are the property of their respective owners. © 2014 JVL Ventures, LLC. All rights reserved.