The new Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 Edge from Samsung both boast mobile payments. You can now easily configure your new Galaxy smartphone to run a payment app once you tap it to a POS (Point of Sale) terminal. Samsung Pay and other services are all supported by this feature. The only limitation lies in the terminal itself and what sort of payment it accepts. You can configure your Samsung Galaxy S7 as well as Galaxy S7 Edge to make use of the NFC payment feature by following our detailed guide below.
It is crucial that you have a registered payment service and the corresponding app installed on your phone. If you are going with Samsung Pay, make sure you have it configured accordingly. This guide is just to configure the tap and go functionality which comes with NFC.
Making Payments with Samsung Pay – NFC feature
Before you can use the NFC feature to make payments, you must register for the mobile payment service. To register or get more information about the service, contact your service provider.
Step 1 – Open the Settings app and tap NFC and payment, and then tap the switch to activate it.
Step 2 – Touch the NFC antenna area on the back of your device to the NFC card reader.
By doing this, once you tap your device with the card reader, the default service/app will run. To change that, follow the steps below.
Configuring default Payment app
Step 1 – Open the Settings screen and tap NFC and payment.
Step 2 – Touch the “Tap and pay” option.
Step 3 – Select the “Payment” option and choose the desired app.
We hope this guide helped you in experiencing mobile payments! If you have any problem do let us know in the comments.