Using mobile payments is the same as using pay as you go with a contactless payment card. You:
Make sure your mobile payment app is ready to make a payment before you board a bus or tram, or as you approach a ticket gate, then touch the top half of your phone flat on the card reader.
Whichever method of payment you choose, you must use the same one every time to pay the right fare. For example, if you touch in at the start of a journey using your mobile payment app and touch out at the end with your contactless payment card, they'll be treated as separate devices, and you:
If you keep a contactless payment or Oyster card in your phone case, you should remove it before using your mobile payment app to touch in and out. If you don't, you could pay for travel with a card you didn't intend to pay with.
The details needed to add mobile payments to your contactless and Oyster account, depend on the type of payment you use. Find out more about: