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Google Pay Contactless Payments not working on Pixel 5
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Is anyone having issues with Contactless Payments on a Pixel 5?

I set up my new Pixel last week and when I attempt to make a payment I get a message saying "That didn't work, Hold phone to terminal until you see a tick".

Before anyone suggests that I hold the phone differently please note - I have been using contactless payments for several years, on multiple phones (OG Pixel, Pixel 2XL), and know how to hold a phone to get a read. 

Also please note the following troubleshooting steps have already been tried. 
  • Multiple read attempts with phone in different position and orientation (approx 20 attempts so far)
  • 3 different cards from 2 x Banks (1 Credit card, 2 x Debit, Mixture of both VISA and Mastercard) 
  • 5+ different merchants each with a different brand of reader and payment service provider
  • Deleted and readded cards
  • Uninstalled and reinstalled Google Pay app
  • Called both banks to check their logs - no payments have been declined on any of my cards and I can pay fine with the physical cards. The logs don't show the payment attempts at all from the virtual cards. 

I have logged the issue with Google support and provided a Screen Recording of what happens and information on the messages appearing on the merchant teminals.  Have not had a response since Saturday from Google. 

Would love everyone's feedback on whether this is a wide spread issue or a specific problem with my new phone?

Any suggestions, other than Factory Reset, would also be appreciated.
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Same issue and took the same steps as you to try and resolve it to no avail.
Few people report this problem on XDA forums as well
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I have the same issue with my 4a.
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Not working for me either. Multiple cards, multiple tries at different retailers, several phone power cycles. Pixel 5 in UK.
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Confirned. Not working on my pixel 5
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My new pixel 5 is not letting me pay either. I never had a problem in pixel 4 but having upgraded to the 5 because of battery issues on the 4, the new 5 having to be returned because it would randomly restart and now the second new pixel 5 not letting me pay I'm over it and would not recommend pixels to anyone!

Is there any solution to the pay issues? Is there somewhere else I can or should be reporting this problem to?
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