PayPal announces support for Samsung Pay starts rolling out today

PayPal announces support for Samsung Pay starts rolling out today
Earlier this month, we reported that some Samsung users noticed they can use PayPal as a payment option wherever Samsung Pay is accepted. Today, PayPal confirmed it has begun rolling out the ability to use its service within Samsung Pay and make purchases at the retailers that accept Samsung Pay.

In order to benefit from the new feature, you'll have to load your PayPal account with the debit card or bank account found in your PayPal Wallet for use in-store. Using the payment service will also reward you with Samsung Reward points.

Here is what you must do to create a PayPal top-up card within Samsung Pay:

  • Tap “+” on upper right hand of Samsung Pay home screen
  • Select “Add PayPal” in the “Add payment card section”
  • If you have One Touch enabled, the account will be provisioned. If not, you’ll need to input your account credentials.
  • Press “Next” and enter a pin for in-store purchases
  • Select a Debit or bank funding source to top-up the account
  • Press “Agree & Continue” and you’re all set!

According to PayPal, whenever you pay in stores using your smartphone, PayPal won't send any payment information to merchants. Instead, the company is using a virtual account number that represents a user's account info.

source: PayPal

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8 Comments

1. shaineql

Posts: 522; Member since: Apr 28, 2014

This is huge

2. irossdrummer

Posts: 369; Member since: Jan 17, 2015

My current bank doesn't support Samsung Pay so will this work with my debit card hooked up to PayPal?

4. max1c

Posts: 103; Member since: Oct 11, 2014

Yes it will.

3. kevv2288

Posts: 300; Member since: Jul 30, 2015

I don't have the “Add PayPal” option under “Add payment card section”

7. PhoneCritic

Posts: 1354; Member since: Oct 05, 2011

Neither do I. I guess the roll out has not yet hit everyone as Samsung pay needs to be updated to support PayPal

5. Venom

Posts: 3723; Member since: Dec 14, 2017

This is another reason why Samsung might win me over with the S9. Samsung Pay with PayPal and stereo speakers.

6. Sammy_DEVIL737

Posts: 1529; Member since: Nov 28, 2016

Samsung Pay is the best payment system.

8. gigicoaste

Posts: 457; Member since: Feb 21, 2016

Samsung should come now faster to other countries.

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