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Use the Camera to Capture Payment Card Number in Samsung Pay

Samsung Pay uses your phone's camera to quickly capture the payment card number and expiration date using Optical Character Recognition (OCR) technology. When the card information is detected, the numbers appear over the card image.

Samsung does not store or have access to payment information added to Samsung Pay.

Capture Payment Card Information

You can capture payment card information automatically using the camera. To automatically detect the card number and expiration date, align your payment card inside the frame. For best results, make sure the card is situated inside the frame, the entire card is visible, and you are in a well-lit area. Learn more about adding a payment card.

Do you keep getting a blurry picture of your card? Try these tips for best results:

  • To focus the Camera, touch anywhere inside the frame.

  • To refocus the camera, move the phone closer or further away from the card.

Note: If your camera is not recognizing your card information, try entering the card information manually by touching Enter card manually.

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