Setting up Google Wallet is easy

Just download the app, take a photo of the bank card you'd like to use and you're ready to go. Google Wallet works with all major debit and credit cards. You can also store your gift cards and loyalty cards in Google Wallet and easily redeem them at checkout.

Google Wallet works on NFC enabled Android phones running KitKat 4.4 and higher and is accepted wherever you see this symbol:

FAQs

  • Wallet is quick and easy to set up: Download Google Wallet.
  • With Google Wallet you can tap and pay simply and securely anywhere NFC payments are accepted.
  • Google Wallet works with ALL major debit or credit cards.
  • You can store your gift cards and loyalty cards in your Google Wallet and easily redeem them at checkout.
  • If you’ve ever bought something on Google Play, you should already have a Google Wallet account, making tap and pay setup a snap.

No, an enhanced SIM card is not required to use Google Wallet.

On 3/31/2015, the Softcard app was shut down and all Softcard wallets were terminated. We encourage our Android users to download Google Wallet so they can continue to tap and pay in stores.

No, for your privacy, your payment and loyalty card information stored with Softcard were not shared with Google. You must enter your payment and loyalty card information into the Google Wallet app.

Your Softcard account was automatically terminated on 3/31/2015.

The Softcard for Windows Phone app was also terminated.

Google Wallet has no additional fees. Any fees charged or waived by American Express are at the discretion of American Express. Please contact American Express with any questions.