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Google PayTM FAQs

Google Pay™

What is Google Pay™?

Google Pay™ allows you to pay for goods and services without swiping a debit or credit card. All you need is an Android phone, the Google Pay app and a debit/credit card that offers the service.

How do I use Google Pay™?
  1. Unlock your phone.
  2. Hold the back of your phone against the contactless payment terminal.
  3. If prompted, choose “Credit” regardless of your type of card. A debit card PIN may be required for some merchants.*

*Disclosure: Google Pay is a trademark of Google Inc.

Is there a cost?

There is no cost to use Google Pay™.*


*Disclosure: Google Pay is a trademark of Google Inc.

Is Google Pay™ secure?

Yes. Google Pay™ is secure because it processes transactions through a tokenization service. This tokenization replaces a card number with a virtual account number.

Actual card numbers are not stored on the device, and a virtual account number is used instead. This will help reduce fraud, as the card information is not exposed.

How do I add my South State cards to Google Pay™?
  1. Open the Google Pay™ app.
  2. If you have multiple Google Accounts in Google Pay™: At the top left of the app, touch your name, then choose the account you want to add a card to.
  3. At the bottom right, touch the plus sign +.
  4. Touch Add a credit or debit card, then either select a card that is already stored in your Google account or click Add Another Card.
  5. Use the camera to capture your card info or enter it manually.
  6. Enter the remaining information.
  7. Review and accept the Terms and Conditions.
  8. Call South State for final confirmation at (800) 277-2175.*

*Disclosure: Google Pay is a trademark of Google Inc.