Introduction to Samsung Pay
Samsung Pay is a convenient, fast and secure payment service. It allows you to pay for purchases with your smartphone for
any terminals that accept contactless and magnetic stripe payments.
In addition, the service allows you to make money transfers and pay in online stores and applications.
Thanks to proprietary MST (Magnetic Secure Transmission) technology, Samsung Pay is accepted for payment
wherever you can pay for a purchase with a regular bank card using contactless technology or magnetic
Samsung Pay is available on original Samsung products for local distribution
of the Russian Federation and the Republic of Belarus.
- Samsung Galaxy S10e | S10 | S10
- Samsung Galaxy S9 | S9
- Samsung Galaxy S8 | S8
- Samsung Galaxy S7 | S7
- Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge
- Samsung Galaxy S6 | S6 Edge (NFC only)
- Samsung Galaxy Note10 | Note10
- Samsung Galaxy Note9 | Note8 | Note5
- Samsung Galaxy A80 | A70
- Samsung Galaxy A50 128 GB
- Samsung Galaxy A50 64 GB (NFC only)
- Samsung Galaxy A40
- Samsung Galaxy A30s (NFC only)
- Samsung Galaxy A30 (NFC only)
- Samsung Galaxy A20 (NFC only)
- Samsung Galaxy A9 (2018) | A7 (2018) (NFC only)
- Samsung Galaxy A8 | A8
- Samsung Galaxy A6 | A6 (NFC only)
- Samsung Galaxy A7 (2017) | A5 (2017) | A3 (2017)
- Samsung Galaxy A7 (2016) | A5 (2016)
- Samsung Galaxy J6 | J4 (NFC only)
- Samsung Galaxy J7 (2017) | J5 (2017)
- Samsung Gear S3 classic | frontier*
- Samsung Gear Sport (NFC only) *
- Samsung Galaxy Watch (NFC only) *
- Samsung Galaxy Watch Active (NFC only) *
- Samsung Galaxy Watch Active2 (NFC only) *
Gear S3, Gear Sport and Galaxy Watch can be paired to support Samsung Pay
to Samsung smartphone of the following model: Galaxy S10e | S10 | S10, Galaxy S9 | S9, Galaxy S8 | S8 ,
Galaxy S7 | S7, Galaxy S6 Edge , Galaxy S6 | S6 Edge, Galaxy S5 | S5 mini, Galaxy S4 | S4
Active | S4 mini , Galaxy Note10 | Note10 , Galaxy Note9 | Note8 | Note5 | Note Edge | Note4 | Note3
Neo | Note3, Galaxy A10
| A20 | A30s | A30 | A40 | A50, Galaxy A9 (2018) | A7 (2018), Galaxy A8 | A8 , Galaxy A6 | A6 , Galaxy A7
(2017) | A5 (2017) | A3 (2017), Galaxy A7 (2016) | A5 (2016) | A3 (2016), Galaxy A7 (2015) | A5
(2015), Galaxy J8 (2018), Galaxy J6 (2018) | J6 (2018), Galaxy J4 (2018) | J4 (2018), Galaxy J2
(2018), Galaxy J7 Neo, Galaxy J7 (2017) | J5 (2017) | J3 (2017), Galaxy J5 Prime, Galaxy J7 (2016) |
J5 (2016) | J3
(2016), Galaxy J5 (2015), Galaxy M10 | M20, Galaxy Alpha, Galaxy E5, Galaxy Grand 2, Galaxy Mega
6.3, or a smartphone running Android 6.0 or higher that is compatible with the Galaxy app
Wearable (Samsung Gear) version 2.2.17022862 and higher, screen resolution over 800×480 and no RAM
less than 1.5 Gb. Smartphone compatibility with Samsung Pay on Gear S3, Gear Sport and
Galaxy Watch is subject to product and software specifications
security installed by the user. This list of conditions is not exhaustive.
Making payments via Samsung Pay with a Mir card is only available on compatible mobile devices
Your card details are not stored on your device or Samsung servers. Instead of a real card number when paying
uses a special digital code generated randomly – a token.
Each transaction must be confirmed by your fingerprint, iris or application PIN code —
Only you can make purchases.
Built-in Samsung Knox security ensures data protection regardless of the operating system on
device and blocks access to Samsung Pay data if it detects malware, Root rights, or
No. Samsung Pay does not have access to a bank account.
Your card information is not stored in Samsung Pay on your device or on Samsung servers. To commit
transactions only use card token data.
Application PIN cannot be recovered for security reasons. If you forget your Samsung Pay PIN:
- Clear the data of the “Samsung Pay” app. All payment data will be deleted from the smartphone.
- Sign up for Samsung Pay again.
- Re-add your payment cards (for this, you will need to re-verify the card using the code from the SMS
from the Bank).
If your device is lost or stolen, your payment information will be protected: For every
Samsung Pay transactions require user verification by fingerprint, iris, or
Application PIN. You can also block or delete all data from the device (including data
Samsung Pay) via Samsung service
Find My Mobile*.
*On the device, the “Remote control” function must be enabled beforehand (Settings – Screen
locks and security – Find my phone).
No. If you reset the settings, all data from Samsung Pay will be deleted.
No. Samsung Pay is a payment service that must securely protect payment data. Embedded system
Samsung Knox security ensures data protection regardless of the operating system on the device, and
blocks access to Samsung Pay data when malware, root access, or unofficial firmware is detected.
- Swipe up from the bottom of the screen to select a card in Samsung Pay
- Log in with your fingerprint, iris or app PIN
- Bring your smartphone to the payment terminal
*It is recommended to pay with a smartphone with a charge level of at least 5%.
- Press and hold the back key to open Samsung Pay
- Select a card by turning the bezel
- Press “Pay” and bring it to the terminal
*It is recommended to pay with a wearable device with a charge level of at least 15%.
Payment at any terminal using Samsung MST technology can be made by Samsung Gear
When placing an order in the online store* or in the store’s mobile application**, click “Pay Samsung
Pay”, enter your Samsung Account and confirm the purchase on your smartphone (by fingerprint, iris or
Samsung Pay PIN).
*The web page of the online store can be opened on any device (smartphone or computer) in any
browser. Confirmation of online purchases is only available on smartphones compatible with Samsung Pay.
**Only on a smartphone with Samsung Pay enabled.
The list of online stores and applications that support payment using Samsung Pay will expand in
in the near future.
Internet connection is required only for adding a card to the application, making online purchases and
money transfers. To pay at payment terminals in retail outlets, the Internet is not required on the device.
Samsung Pay displays the last 10 purchases. To view it, select a map from the list and open it.
The display of information about completed purchases in the Samsung Pay transaction history depends on the data,
received in a notification from merchants and payment system (provided that the device is connected to
Cardholders of Samsung Pay partner banks in Russia and Belarus can make purchases in any country in the world,
where Mastercard and Visa bank cards are accepted for payment.
The possibility of international purchases depends on the Issuing Bank. Before traveling abroad, check with your Bank,
is it possible to pay by card via Samsung Pay abroad.
Purchases are returned in the same way as with regular purchases – in accordance with the laws of the Russian Federation or the Republic of Belarus and the rules
store. To return a purchase, you must contact the store.
To return a purchase made with a card token using Samsung Pay, you must use the same
If you need a written application with a bank card number for a refund, then enter the bank card number
card linked to Samsung Pay.
- Swipe up from the bottom of the screen to open Samsung Pay
- Select a card and click the “Money transfer” button
- Specify the recipient by phone number from the contact list or manually (or enter the full card number
- Enter the transfer amount and message for the recipient
- Accept the Terms of Service of the Money Transfer Operator and confirm the transfer with your fingerprint,
iris or app PIN
The first time you use the service, you must agree to the Samsung Money Transfer Terms of Service
Pay, then verify your phone number (using a one-time code via SMS).
The recipient does not need to be a Samsung Pay user.
Samsung Pay Money Transfer service is only available on smartphones compatible with Samsung Pay. Transfers
are made between Mastercard / Visa cards of Russian banks in rubles. To send a transfer smartphone
must be connected to the Internet.
Receive a money transfer sent with Samsung Pay to a card number (Mastercard or Visa)
Recipient, happens automatically. To receive a transfer, the smartphone must be connected to the network
If the recipient is a registered Samsung Pay Money Transfer user, they will receive
push-notification about the transfer, by opening which the recipient will choose a card token to receive the transfer,
added to Samsung Pay.
To receive transfers to this card automatically, check “Use this card for
receive transfers by default.” You can change the map to receive by default in the menu
“Money transfers” – “Settings”.
If the Recipient does not have any payment cards added to Samsung Pay, upon receipt of the transfer
the app will offer to add the first card to Samsung Pay.
If the recipient is not a Samsung Pay user, they will receive an SMS message from the Money Operator
transfers with a link, after which you will need to confirm the phone number and indicate the card number
To receive transfers to this card automatically, on the receipt confirmation web page
of the transfer, check the box “Remember the card, I agree with saving the data of subsequent
To change the card for receiving the transfer, click “Change card” on the confirmation page
receive the transfer and enter another card number.