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. 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.  

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. Tap Settings .
  4. Scroll down to "Google Assistant services," then tap More Settings and then Payments and then Purchase approvals.
  5. 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 bottom right corner of the Home screen, tap Account
  4. Tap Settings .
  5. Scroll down to "Google Assistant services," then tap More Settings and then Payments and then Purchase approvals.
  6. Choose Always require confirmation or Don’t require confirmation.
  7. Turn on or off Use fingerprint to confirm.

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. Scroll down to "Google Assistant services," then tap More Settings and then Payments
  4. 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. Scroll down to "Google Assistant services," then tap More Settings and then Payments
  4. Turn on or off Pay with your Assistant.
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