Your Wallet Balance

Your Google Wallet Balance is money stored in your Google Wallet. You can use your Wallet Balance to send money to other people or make purchases and withdrawals with your Google Wallet Card.

Add money

You can add money directly from your bank account for free, or debit card for a 2.9% fee:

  1. Open the Google Wallet app.
  2. Go to the home screen and touch Balance.
  3. Touch Add money.
  4. Choose the amount you'd like to add and touch Review.
  5. Confirm or change your amount and funding source.
  6. Touch Add money.

Bank transactions usually take 3 days, but can take up to 10 business days depending on your bank, and debit transactions are typically instant but might take up to a few days.

Learn how to add money with a recurring transfer and get alerts when your Wallet Balance is low.

Use and withdraw money

When you receive money through Wallet, and you've verified your identity, it'll be added to your Wallet Balance automatically once the transaction appears as completed. Keep in mind that Google will monitor your Wallet for fraud. If fraud is detected, transactions will be slowed or stopped for your security.

Make purchases and withdrawals with the Wallet Card

You can request the Google Wallet Card and use it to make in-store purchases, shop online, and withdraw cash from your Wallet Balance. Google Wallet does not charge fees for purchases or ATM withdrawals, but some providers may charge fees for the use of their ATMs.

Cash out your Wallet Balance

You can cash out your Wallet Balance to your linked bank account or debit card whenever you want for free (transfer times and limits apply). Just follow these steps:

  1. Open the Wallet app.
  2. Go to the navigation menu on the left.
  3. Touch Wallet Card & Balance.
  4. Touch Cash out.
  5. Make sure everything looks good and touch Cash out again.

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