How To Change Or Add Google Play Store Payment Methods To Your Android Mobile?

How To Change Or Add Google Play Store Payment Methods In Your Android Mobile
How To Change Or Add Google Play Store Payment Methods To Your Android Mobile

Google Play Store is a kind of online store for you to buy apps and mobile products for your device.  To purchase an app obviously, you need an online payment method. You must have done an online purchase at the Google store. But many of us may not have done. So if you want to use Google store for payment then here find how to change and add a payment mode. Let’s find out how to change or add Google Play Store payment methods to your Android Mobile?

Changing and managing your Google Store payment methods is easy.

As a first step to modify your payment settings open the Play Store app on your Android device.

Steps to Modify Payment setting

Once the app is open, tap on the menu button seen in the upper left corner or you can also access the menu by swiping your finger from the left side of your screen to the centre.

  • Open the Google Play app.
  • At the top right, tap the profile icon.
  • Tap Payments & subscriptions  Payment methods  Add payment method.
  • Choose the payment method you want to add.
  • Follow the on-screen instructions.

Google Play Payment Method

If you’re using Google Play as a payment method, you’ll need to update your Unified Payments Interface (UPI) identifier ID if it is allowed in your country.

Open the play store app
Google Play Payment Method

Also, you can add a backup payment method for Google Play subscriptions. To avoid interruptions to your subscriptions, you can add a backup payment method for individual subscriptions to your Google Play account. If your primary payment method stops working, your backup payment method will be charged. You can remove backup payment methods at any time.

  • Open the Google Play app.
  • At the top right, tap the profile icon.
  • Tap Payments & subscriptions > Subscriptions.
  • Select the subscription.
  • Tap Backup payment method > Setup.
  • Follow the on-screen instructions.

How to remove a payment method from your Google Play account?

You can remove a credit card, debit card, or another payment method from your Google Play account.

  • Open the Google Play app.
  • At the top right, tap the profile icon.
  • Tap Payments & subscriptions > Payment methods > More > Payment settings.
  • If asked, sign in to Google Play.
  • Under the payment method, you want to remove, tap Remove > Remove.
Add payment method
Add payment method

How to edit your payment method?

  • Open the Google Play app.
  • At the top right, tap the profile icon.
  • Tap Payments & subscriptions > Payment methods > More  >  Payment settings.
  • If asked, sign in to Google Play.
  • Under the payment method, you want to remove, tap Edit.
  • Make your changes.
  • Tap Update.

How to change your payment method while making a purchase?

  • On your Android phone or tablet, open the Google Play Store app.
  • Go to a paid item’s detail page.
  • Tap the price and review app permissions.
  • Under the app name, tap the Down arrow > Payment methods.
  • Choose from one of your existing payment methods or add a new one.
  • Complete your purchase.

Remember that if you add a payment method while making a purchase, it will be saved in your account.

What payment methods you can add?

What payment methods you can add?
What payment methods you can add?

You can purchase apps and digital content on Google Play using payment methods from your Google account. If it’s your first time making a purchase, your payment method will be added to your Google account. In Australia, you can add the following payment Methods at the play store.

1. Paypal app

Paypal app
Paypal app

You can use PayPal to buy apps and digital content on Google Play. If you have PayPal Security Key turned on, you have to add PayPal to your Google Play account using a computer or mobile web browser. You can’t link it using the Play Store app. To add PayPal, copy and paste play.google.com/store/account into the address bar of a web browser (like Chrome or Safari) and select “Add a new payment method.” Once you’ve added PayPal, you can use it to buy things from the Play Store app and the Play web store.

Remember that Google Play can’t be used with:

  • Wire transfers
  • Bank transfers
  • Western Union
  • Money Gram
  • Virtual Credit Cards (VCC)
  • Health Savings Account (HSA)
  • Transit cards
  • Any escrow type of payment

2. Credit Cards

You can add the following credit/debit cards to your account:

  • American Express
  • MasterCard
  • Visa
  • Visa Electron

The types of cards accepted through Google Play may vary. If your card doesn’t work when you think it should contact your bank or card issuer for help. You may notice temporary authorizations on your account when using a credit or debit card.

3. Mobile Phone Billing

With some mobile devices and service plans, you can charge purchases to your carrier bill.

Participating carriers in Australia are:

  • Optus
  • Vodafone Australia

When you buy something, you’ll see the charge on your carrier account after 15 minutes.

You may see an SMS (text message) starting with “DCB” or “DCB_Association” on your phone when you sign up for mobile phone billing. The message is automatically generated and sent to complete enrollment in mobile phone billing for your Google Play account.

If you don’t see a carrier billing option, keep in mind that:

  1. Mobile phone billing is only available using the Google Play Store app. It isn’t available on the Google Play website on a computer or mobile browser.
  2. Your account with your carrier must be in good standing.
  3. Mobile phone billing is not available on rooted devices.
  4. Some mobile phone carriers can’t be used to pay for subscriptions.

If you use a device with dual SIM cards, make sure to put the right SIM card in slot 1 and leave slot 2 empty.

Check with your carrier to make sure:

  • You haven’t exceeded your carrier’s monthly spending limit.
  • Your device and service plan allow premium content purchases.
  • Your device can use mobile phone billing.

Purchases that aren’t successfully authorized with your carrier are immediately cancelled. For help with unsuccessful mobile phone billing purchases, contact your mobile service provider. These are the ways how to change or add Google Play Store payment methods.

4. Google Play Balance

You can use your Google Pay Balance to:

  • Buy apps and digital content on Google Play.
  • Pay for subscriptions on Google Play.

Ways to get Google Play Balance

  1. Google Play gift cards and some promotional codes
  2. A convenience store and pay cash to add money to your Google Play Balance

How to change or remove a bank account in Google Play Store on mobile?

To update a bank account, you’ll need to remove it and add it back.

  • Open Google Play.
  • At the top right, tap your photo Bank account.
  • Tap on the account you want to delete.
  • Tap More and Remove account.

You need to decide where to receive money. When someone sends you money, it goes into your primary account.

  • Open Google Play.
  • At the top right, tap your photo > Bank account.
  • Tap on the account you want to update.
  • At the bottom of the page, tap Set as the primary account.

You can also do all these steps from a PC also after you log in to Google Play from any browser.