How to add, remove or edit your Google Play payment method

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

Troubleshoot payment method issues

For more information about the payment options available, such as credit cards, direct operator billing, PayPal and Google Play credit, go to accepted payment methods. If you have problems, fix payment issues on your account.

How to add a payment method to your Google Play account

  1. On your Android phone, go to your payment methods in Google Play.
  2. Tap Add a payment method.
  3. Choose the payment method that you want to add.
  4. Follow the on-screen instructions.
Note: If you're using Google Pay in India as a payment method, you'll need to update your Unified Payments Interface (UPI) identifier ID.

Add a backup payment method for Google Play subscriptions

To avoid delay to your subscriptions, you can add a backup payment method for individual subscriptions to your Google Play account. If your primary payment method doesn’t work, your backup payment method will be charged. You can remove backup payment methods at any time.

  1. On your Android phone or tablet, go to subscriptions on Google Play.
  2. Select the subscription.
  3. Tap Backup payment method and then Setup.
  4. 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 other payment method from your Google Play account.

  1. On your Android phone or tablet, go to payment methods on Google Play.
  2. Tap More Settings and then Payment settings.
  3. If asked, sign in to Google Pay.
  4. Under the payment method that you want to remove, tap Remove and then Remove.

How to edit your payment method

 
  1. On your Android phone or tablet, go to payment methods on Google Play.
  2. Tap More payment settings Settings.
  3. If asked, sign in to Google Pay.
  4. Under the payment method that you want to edit, tap Edit.
  5. Make your changes.
  6. Press Update.

How to change your payment method while making a purchase

  1. On your Android phone or tablet, open the Google Play Store Google Play.
  2. Go to a paid item's details page.
  3. Tap the price and review app permissions.
  4. Under the app name, tap the down arrow Down arrowand 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 Google Play.
  2. Go to a paid item's details 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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