Set your payment and delivery info

You can set your payment information and delivery address for packages, groceries, and other items you purchase using your Google Assistant.

  • To make purchases, you need to live in the U.S.
  • These payment settings apply to all of your Google Assistant devices.

Set your payment and delivery info

Set your payment and delivery info
  1. Open the Google Home app Google Home app.
  2. In the top left corner of the Home screen, tap Menu Menu.
  3. Verify that the Google Account that is listed is the one linked to Google Home. To switch accounts, tap the triangle next to the account name.
  4. Tap More settings.
  5. Under "Account,"  tap Payments and thenGET STARTED.
  6. Read the Terms of Service. Scroll down and tap ACCEPT. 
  7. Choose your default payment method:
    1. If you have already added a payment method for another Google service, for example Google Play, you can choose that payment method. Tap NEXT.
    2. If you need to add a payment method, tap Add credit or debit card.
      1. Enter the card information, billing name, billing street address, and phone number. Review the card details and tap SAVE.  ​
      2. This new payment method is now selected as your default payment method. Tap NEXT. 
  8. Choose your delivery address:
    1. If you have already added a delivery address for another Google service, you can choose that delivery address. Tap NEXT.
    2. If you need to add an address, tap Add new address. 
      1. Enter name, delivery address, and phone number. Tap SAVE.  ​
  9. Select which Google Home(s) can make payments. Note: This screen only appears if you have successfully set up Google Home(s):
    1. You'll see a list of all Google Homes that are successfully set up.
    2. Next to each Google Home, you'll see a toggle that controls the Personal results for that particular device. Remember, Personal results controls whether a specific Google Home can use your personal information, including payments and other things like email, calendar, and flights. 
    3. To allow Google Home to use your personal information, slide the slider next to that device to the right On. Tap DONE. 
    4. To prevent Google Home from using your personal information, slide the slider next to that device to the left Off . Tap DONE.
    5. Important:  If you turn off Personal results because you don't want your Assistant to help with payments, it won’t be able to help with other personal information like flights, shopping lists, calendars, etc. However, if you turn OFF payments and keep Personal results ON, your Assistant can still help other personal information, like calendar and flight info.  

Change security settings

Step 1: Choose if you want to approve purchases

  1. Make sure your mobile device or tablet is connected to the same Wi-Fi as your Google Home device.
  2. Open the Google Home app Google Home app.
  3. In the top left corner of the app's Home screen, tap Menu Menu.
  4. Verify that the Google Account listed is the one linked to Google Home. To switch accounts, click the triangle next to the account name and email address.
  5. Tap More settings and then Payments and then Purchase approvals. 
  6. Choose Always require confirmation or Don’t require confirmation.

Step 2: Choose if you want to use your fingerprint

You can approve each purchase using your fingerprint. If you don’t use your fingerprint, you’ll be asked to approve purchases by entering your Google Account password.

  1. Make sure your mobile device or tablet is connected to the same Wi-Fi as your Google Home device.
  2. Open the Google Home app Google Home app.
  3. In the top left corner of the app's Home screen, tap Menu Menu.
  4. Verify that the Google Account listed is the one linked to Google Home. To switch accounts, click the triangle next to the account name and email address.
  5. Tap More settings and then Payments and then Purchase approvals. 
  6. Choose Always require confirmation or Don’t require confirmation.
  7. Turn Use fingerprint to confirm on or off.

Change your payment or delivery info

  1. Make sure your mobile device or tablet is connected to the same Wi-Fi as your Google Home device.
  2. Open the Google Home app Google Home app.
  3. In the top left corner of the app's Home screen, tap Menu Menu.
  4. Verify that the Google Account listed is the one linked to Google Home. To switch accounts, click the triangle next to the account name and email address.
  5. Tap More settings and then Payments.
  6. From here you can either:
    • Tap Payment method, then choose or add a card.
    • Tap Delivery address, then choose or add an address.

Turn payments on or off

  1. Make sure your mobile device or tablet is connected to the same Wi-Fi as your Google Home device.
  2. Open the Google Home app Google Home app.
  3. In the top left corner of the app's Home screen, tap Menu Menu.
  4. Verify that the Google Account listed is the one linked to Google Home. To switch accounts, click the triangle next to the account name and email address.
  5. Tap More settings and then Payments
  6. Turn Pay with your Assistant on or off.
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