If your phone can download the Android Pay app from Google Play, then you can add supported payment cards and use it to make contactless payments. If you're unsure whether your payment card is compatible with Android Pay, check with your card issuer.
If you use Android Pay with a payment card issued outside the UK you may be charged overseas transaction fees. Some may not work - check with your card issuer.
Setting up Android Pay is simple - find out how on the Android website.
If you use both Android Pay and your contactless payment card to travel, they'll be treated as separate payment devices. You need to choose which one you want to pay with and use the same one for all your travel. If you don't, you:
Using Android Pay is similar to using pay as you go with a contactless payment card. You need to touch in and out on rail services, Emirates Air Line and Thames Clippers River Bus services to pay the right fare, but only touch in on buses and trams.
When you touch your phone on a card reader, you should:
If you keep a contactless payment or Oyster card in your phone case, you should remove it before using Android Pay to touch in and out. If you don't, you could pay for your travel with a card you did not intend to pay with.
Your phone must be switched on to use it to travel. You should also check that you have enough battery on your phone to complete your journey. If you don't and:
You can see a recent history of journeys you've made in the Android Pay app, and the total payment for the previous day's travel.
However, if you want to see your full journey and payment history, create a contactless and Oyster account and add the credit or debit card you use with Android Pay. You can also:
To create an account, you need: