Important: Not all features are available in every country or region.
Google Wallet is a safe way to store and use your cards, tickets, passes, keys, and IDs.
Get started with Google Wallet
If you’re new to Google Wallet, these are some popular articles to help you get started:
- Download the Google Wallet app
- Add a debit or credit card
- Store things in Google Wallet
- Tap to pay with your phone
Use your phone or smartwatch to tap to pay in stores, board a plane, ride transit, attend an event, use your loyalty card at your favorite merchants, display your COVID-19 vaccination info, or start your car.
To add a new card or pass, tap the Add to Wallet on the home screen. On websites and apps with an “Add to Google Wallet” or “Add to Google Pay,” you can save items to Google Wallet as well.
Google Wallet has a simple layout with larger text to help you find and use cards and passes.
American Express only (US): For a full history of transactions and details, check your bank statements or go to the American Express app.
To review recent tap to pay transactions with Wallet:
- Tap on a payment card.
- At the top right, tap Transaction details .
You can switch Google Accounts, get tips for Google Wallet, access app settings and more. To access the menu, at the top right of the home screen, tap your Profile picture .
To reorder your debit and credit cards, swipe to your last card and tap Edit card order .To reorder passes, touch and hold and drag them up or down.
You can use many of the items in your wallet with other Google apps, like Gmail, Calendar, and Assistant. They’ll provide notifications, alerts, and other info related to your tickets, passes and more. Learn how to manage passes data.
Common questionsWhat’s the difference between Google Wallet & Google Pay?
Google Wallet is a secure and private digital wallet that lets you store items like:
- Payment cards
- Flight and event tickets
- Transit passes
- Vaccination cards
- Loyalty and gift cards
- Digital car keys
- Campus IDs
Google Pay is an app that lets you manage your money and your finances. It lets you:
- Get insights about your spending and spending habits.
- Send money to friends and family or split bills.
- Earn rewards on eligible transactions.
- Find offers from your favorite merchants.
- Have quick access to your Google Wallet.
If you don’t have the Google Pay app, and the Google Wallet app isn’t pre-installed on your phone, you must download the Google Wallet app.
Yes. Anywhere that you find Google Pay or contactless payment logos, you can make contactless payments with a supported form of payment that you stored in Google Wallet. Learn how to:
If you transfer over the Google Pay or Google Wallet app to a new phone, your cards and passes should transfer to your new phone, but you must:
Google Wallet is available in over 50 countries and regions. If your country or region is not listed, check back as Google Wallet will expand to new places soon.
Under rare circumstances, your cards may not be transferred from Google Pay to Google Wallet. To recover your cards and balance, try to add the cards again or restart the device. If the cards still don't display in Wallet, contact support.