Samsung Galaxy S8 / S8+ - Tap & Pay

Note Notes:

  • When NFC is turned on, you can use the tap & pay feature to pay for items just by touching your phone to a reader at a checkout register. If your device does not have a payment app, you can browse Google Play™ Store for payment apps.
  • To use 'Tap & pay', NFC must be enabled.
  • To Download and Install apps, refer to Install Apps.


Caution This feature manages payment apps. The Tap & pay option does not apply to Android Beam and won't include certain apps such as money transfer apps.

  1. From a Home screen, touch and swipe up or down to display all apps.
    Note These instructions apply to Standard mode and the default Home screen layout.
  2. Navigate: Settings Settings icon > Connections Connections settings icon > NFC and payment.
  3. Tap the NFC switch to turn on Switch on or off Switch off.
    Note If presented, review the message then tap OK.
  4. Tap Tap and pay.
    Note All activated wallets are added under 'Tap and pay'.
    Note If multiple wallets are activated, a user can at any point change the default by going to 'Tap and pay' and update selection.