Make Samsung Pay your default payment service

Galaxy phone showing Samsung Pay as payment service

If you're always using Samsung Pay to make purchases, you should make it your default payment service. That way, when you're in a store and place your phone on the register's PIN pad, Samsung Pay will be brought up automatically.

Set the default payment service

Since Samsung Pay is already your go-to payment method, it just makes sense to set it as your default service.

  1. Navigate to and open Settings. Tap Connections, and then tap NFC and contactless payment.

  2. Tap the switch to turn on the NFC feature on your phone, and then tap Contactless payments.

  3. Choose Samsung Pay, and then tap the Back arrow.

  4. The next time you use your phone at a payment terminal, Samsung Pay will be your default payment service.

NFC and contactless payments highlighted under Connections on a Galaxy phone

Note: The first time you use Samsung Pay on your phone, you will be asked to set Samsung Pay as the default payment service.

How would you like to contact us?

Message Us

or text SMSCARE to 62913 for 24/7 live support

24 HOURS 7 DAYS A WEEK

Request Service

Schedule in-home, walk-in, or mail-in service with our easy service diagnosis and scheduling tool

Help with your Order

Your order, returns, refunds and trade-in questions answered

Message Us

Text SMSCARE to 62913 to receive live support 24/7*

* Standard text message and data rates may apply

Social Support

Contact us on Twitter or Facebook and we'll reply with an answer to your question or issue.

Ask the Community

Browse answers, ask questions and get solutions from other Samsung customers.

Question about a promotion?

Learn more about Samsung promotions.

  • Give us a call 1-800-SAMSUNG (1-800-726-7864)
  • Mobile Support 8 AM - 12 AM EST 7 days a week
  • Home Electronics & Appliance Support 8 AM - 12 AM EST M-F 9 AM - 6 PM EST Sat, Closed Sunday
  • IT/Computing Support 8 AM - 9 PM EST, Mon - Fri Closed Sat-Sun
  • Order Support Order Help