Tap to Pay on Android. No terminal needed.

Accept contactless payments with only an Android device. No terminal needed. Contactless payments with most NFC-enabled Android device. Charge physical contactless cards, Google Pay, Apple Pay and any other digital wallet. No extra card reader hardware required.

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Tap to Pay on Android
Google/Samsung Phones

Tap to Pay on Android requires an NFC-enabled device. Compatible with most Google Pixel and Samsung Galaxy devices.

Android 11 or greater

Your device must be up to date with the latest versions of Android. You can check for available updates in the Settings app.

Payment 8 or greater

Only the latest version of the Payment app, version 8.0 or greater (released in early-December), has Tap to Pay on Android enabled.

Global Support

Tap to Pay on Android is available in all Stripe Terminal supported countries.

How Tap to Pay on Android Works

Use Tap to Pay on Android to collect payments via Stripe

Contactless and instantly verifiable payments, the standard for direct payments in a cashless society.

Start by making sure your device is compatible with Tap to Pay on Android

Check Device Eligibility
Step 1

Verify Eligibility

You can check your eligibility of your Android device by looking in the Settings app.

Step 2

Download the app

Download FREE Payment app for your device platform.

Step 3

Connect your Stripe account

Connect your Stripe account and start charging customers in less than 30 seconds. No monthly fees or minimums.

Don't have a Stripe account? No worries. It's incredibly easy to setup and free to create an account.

Create Stripe Account
Step 4

Enable the built-in contactless reader

Only Stripe accounts based in eligible countries are able to use Tap to Pay on Android for contactless payments. No additional setup required!

View App Customization Guides
Enable contactless payments
Tap to Pay on Android
Step 5

Collect a contactless payment using Tap to Pay on Android

No additional setup required. All transactions are processed via your Stripe account, just like any other payment collected in the Payment app.

Frequently Asked Questions

Everything you need to know about using Tap to Pay on Android with Stripe.

What are the requirements for merchants to use Tap Pay on Android?

Tap to Pay on Android requires a functioning NFC antenna and chipset, running Android 11 or above.

Is there a fee for using Tap to Pay on Android?

At this time, pricing for Tap to Pay on Android, when used with the Stripe payment gateway, is $0.10 per authorization.

What types of contactless payment methods can a merchant accept with Tap to Pay on Android?

Merchants can accept contactless credit cards, including Visa, Mastercard and American Express, as well as debit cards, Apple Pay, Google Pay and other digital wallets.

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