Set up payments for Google Assistant on Google Nest or Google Home speaker or display

Set up payment information and addresses for your packages and other purchases. Payment functionality is only available in the US. 

Step 1: Set up payments

To start using payments with your Google Assistant on Google Nest or Google Home speaker or display, you must set up your payment preferences. Important: These payment settings affect the Google Assistant on your speaker or display and Pixel. Settings for other Google products, like Google Play, Google Shopping, or YouTube, aren't affected.

Set up payments
  1. Open the Google Home app Google Home app.
  2. Tap Settings .
  3. Scroll down to "Google Assistant services," then tap More Settings.
  4. Tap Payments and then Next.
  5. Read the Terms of Service. Scroll down and tap Accept. 
  6. 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. 
  7. Add your delivery address:
    1. If you've 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 your name, delivery address, and phone number. Tap Save.  ​
  8. Select which device(s) can make payments. Note: This screen only appears if you have successfully set up your device(s):
    1. You'll see a list of all devices that are successfully set up.
    2. Next to each device, you'll see a toggle that controls the Personal results for that particular device. Remember, Personal results controls whether a specific device can use your personal information, including payments and other things like email, calendar, and flights. 
    3. To allow your device to use your personal information, turn on Personal results. Tap Done. 
    4. To prevent your device from using your personal information, turn off Personal results. 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.  

Step 2: Change payment settings

You can adjust your payments settings or turn off payments from the Google Home app.  Change default payment method
  1. Open the Google Home app Google Home app.
  2. Tap Settings .
  3. Scroll down to "Google Assistant services," then tap More Settings.
  4. Tap Payments and then Payment method.
  5. Choose a different payment method or tap Add credit or debit card to add a payment method. 
  6. This card will now be used as your default payment method. 
Change default delivery address
  1. Open the Google Home app Google Home app.
  2. Tap Settings .
  3. Scroll down to "Google Assistant services," then tap More Settings.
  4. Tap Payments and then Delivery address.
  5. Choose a different delivery address or tap Add new address to add an address. 
  6. This address will now be used as your default delivery address. 

Turn off payments

Turn off payments

Turn off payments for all of Google Assistant on all devices

  1. Open the Google Home app Google Home app.
  2. Tap Settings .
  3. Scroll down to "Google Assistant services," then tap More Settings.
  4. Tap Payments.
  5. Turn Pay through your Assistant off Off. You'll no longer be able to use payments with your Google Assistant on any device, including Pixel.

Turn on payments for a specific speaker or display

  1. Open the Google Home app Google Home app.
  2. At the top right, tap your account.
  3. Verify that the Google Account shown is the one linked to your Google Home or Google Nest device. To switch accounts, tap another account or Add another account.
  4. Go back to the home screen, then tap your device.
  5. At the top right, tap Settings .
  6. Scroll down to "More," then turn on On Personal results.
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