How to Disable Samsung Pay

If you aren't using this app, you can disable it in two ways

What to Know

  • Remove credit or debit cards: Open the Samsung Pay app and tap the three-line menu icon. Select Cards.
  • Then, choose the cards you want to delete and tap Delete card. Repeat to remove all the credit and debit cards from the app.
  • Uninstall the app: Go to Settings > Apps > Samsung Pay. Tap Uninstall. Select OK to confirm the app removal.

This article explains a couple of ways to disable Samsung Pay, either by removing all the credit and debit cards from the app or by uninstalling the app.

How to Remove Credit or Debit Cards From Samsung Pay

If you set up Samsung Pay, but no longer need or use it, disable Samsung Pay by removing your cards or uninstalling the app.

One way to disable Samsung Pay is to remove any credit or debit cards connected to your account. Samsung Pay will still be available, but without cards connected to the account, you won't be able to use it. You can always reconnect your cards to Samsung Pay if you need the service later.

  1. Open the Samsung Pay app.

  2. On the upper-left corner of the screen, tap the three-stripe menu icon.

    In some versions of Samsung Pay, tap the Cards icon on the main screen after launching the app.

  3. Tap Cards.

    Samsung Pay app icon, Three line menu, Cards button
  4. Choose the cards you wish to delete. You can choose one at a time.

  5. Select Delete card.

  6. When the confirmation pop-up appears, select Delete.

    Card to delete, Delete card button, Delete confirmation in Samsung Pay

    Deleting a card also removes all the transaction information from Samsung Pay.

  7. Repeat Steps 4 through 6 until you've deleted all your debit and credit cards from Samsung Pay.

How to Uninstall Samsung Pay

The uninstall option is ideal if you have no intention of using Samsung Pay in the future. Uninstalling the Samsung Pay app also erases your banking information from the service. You can download and set up Samsung Pay again whenever you need to.

  1. Go to Settings > Apps > Samsung Pay.

  2. Tap Uninstall.

  3. When the confirmation pop-up appears, tap OK.

    Apps, Uninstall button, OK button on Samsung

    You can also long-press the Samsung Pay app icon in the app drawer to open a quick menu, which includes an uninstall option.

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