Add, remove, or edit your payment method

Here's how to add, edit, or remove payment methods you use for Google Play purchases.
 

Add a payment method

  1. On your Android phone or tablet, open the Google Play Store app Google Play.

  2. Tap Menu Menu and then Account and then Add a new payment method.
  3. Follow the onscreen instructions.
  4. The new payment method will be added to your Google account.

Add a backup payment method for 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.

  1. On your Android phone or tablet, open the Google Play Store app Google Play.
  2. Tap Menu Menu and then Subscriptions.
  3. Next to the subscription, tap Manage.
  4. Tap Backup payment method.
  5. Under "Other Options," select a payment method to add.
  6. Follow the instructions.

Remove a payment method

  1. On your Android phone or tablet, open the Google Play Store app Google Play.
  2. Tap Menu Menu and then Account
  3. Tap Payment methods and then More payment settings
  4. If prompted, sign in to pay.google.com.
  5. In your browser, tap Menu Menu and then Payment methods.
  6. Under the payment method you want to remove, tap Remove and then Remove.

The payment method will be removed from your Google account.

Edit a payment method

  1. On your Android phone or tablet, open the Google Play Store app Google Play.
  2. Tap Menu Menu and then Account.
  3. Tap Payment methods and then More payment settings.
  4. If prompted, sign in to pay.google.com.
  5. In your browser, tap Menu Menu and then Payment methods.
  6. Under the payment method you want to edit, tap Edit.
  7. Make your updates and tap Update.

Change your payment method while making a purchase

  1. On your Android phone or tablet, open the Google Play Store app Google Play.
  2. Go to a paid item's detail page.
  3. Tap the price and review app permissions.
  4. Next to the price, tap the Down arrow Down Arrow and then Payment methods.
  5. Choose from one of your existing payment methods or add a new one.
  6. Complete your purchase.

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

Change your payment method on Android TV
  1. On your Android TV device, open the Google Play Store app Google Play.
  2. Go to a paid item's detail page.
  3. Select the price and then Payment methods.
  4. Choose from one of your existing payment methods.
  5. Complete your purchase.

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

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