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Set up Samsung Pay on the Samsung Gear S3 (SM-R760, SM-R765, SM-R770)

Follow the steps below to set up your PIN, and add or register at least one payment card, to begin using Samsung Pay on the Gear S3. For best results, be sure the Samsung Gear software on your mobile device, your Gear S3, and Samsung Pay on Gear S3 are all up to date. Also, please be sure that the phone and Gear S3 have stable network connection.

Screens and steps shown below may vary by wireless service provider and your mobile device.

Non-Samsung Mobile Devices

Samsung Pay for Gear S3 is now available on all Android devices! Before setting up Samsung Pay on your Gear S3, Download and install the Samsung Gear app onto your mobile device and then follow the steps below.

  1. From the Home screen of your mobile device, navigate to Apps > Samsung Gear.

  2. Touch SETTINGS and then swipe up and touch Samsung Pay.

    Samsung GearS3 Non Android Phone Samsung Pay
  3. Touch Install. You will be required to download a few plugins.

  4. When the installation is complete, touch Done. Now you're ready to set up Samsung Pay on your Gear S3.

Set Up Samsung Pay on Gear S3

  1. From any screen, press and hold Back on the Gear S3 for 1–2 seconds. If this is your first time opening Samsung Pay, it may take a few seconds for it to start.

    Samsung GearS3 Press Hold Back
  2. Rotate the bezel to the right to view basic instructions and then touch the arrow to begin setting up Samsung Pay.

    Samsung GearS3 Start Samsung Pay
  3. If you have not signed into your Samsung account, you will be required to sign in. Touch OK to continue.

  4. On your mobile device, touch START.

    Samsung GearS3 Samsung Pay Mobile Device
  5. To add a payment card, touch ADD CARD.

    Samsung GearS3 Samsung Pay Add Card

    You can also touch LATER to add a card at another time. Payment cards must be added to your Gear S3, even if you have already added them to the Samsung Pay app. Payment card data is not exchanged between your mobile device and your Gear S3.

  6. Touch TURN ON to set up a secure screen lock if you don't already have one set.

    Samsung GearS3 Samsung Pay Lock Screen
  7. On your Gear S3, enter a four-digit PIN.

    Samsung GearS3 Samsung Pay Set PIN
  8. Enter the PIN again to confirm it.

  9. Touch NEXT to begin setting up your payment card.

  10. Align your card inside the frame to automatically detect the card number and expiration date.

    Samsung GearS3 Samsung Pay Detect Card Info

    Touch Enter card manually if your device cannot detect the card information.

  11. Enter any incomplete information and then touch NEXT.

    Samsung GearS3 Samsung Pay Card Info
  12. Enter the billing address associated with your card and then touch NEXT.

    Samsung GearS3 Samsung Pay Billing Address
  13. Review the Terms of Service and then touch AGREE TO ALL.

    Samsung GearS3 Samsung Pay Terms of Service
  14. If necessary, select a method to authenticate your identity using a one-time password (OTP).

    Samsung GearS3 Samsung Pay Verify Card
  15. Enter the OTP and then touch SUBMIT.

    Samsung GearS3 Samsung Pay OTP
  16. Sign your name in the field and then touch SAVE.

    Samsung GearS3 Samsung Pay Signature
  17. Touch DONE to complete the process.

    Samsung GearS3 Samsung Pay Finish Setup

    After your card is added to Samsung Pay, it will be verified by the payment card network and the card issuer. On average, verification will take approximately 5 to 10 minutes. During that time, you will be unable to use your card in Samsung Pay. After the card is verified, it can be used immediately to make a purchase.

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