Pay with Google Pay

Google Pay

Paying at its fastest

  • Make contactless payments in shops
  • Using your Android mobile phone or smartwatch
  • Fast and very simple

How it works


1. Identify

With security code, facial recognition or fingerprint.


2. Pay

Hold your Android mobile phone or Wear OS smartwatch on the card machine


3. Pack your shopping

Done! You can continue with your day

Activating Google Pay

Want to go out without your debit card? Activate Google Pay and you’re good to go. Watch the video to see how it works.

Did you know that there’s also a Google Pay app? This app is now also available in the Netherlands and can be downloaded from the Play Store. You can only activate Google Pay using the ABN AMRO app. Once you activate Google Pay through the ABN AMRO app, your digital debit card will automatically be available in the Google Pay app.

How to pay with your Android phone

Want to pay up to € 50 with your Android mobile phone? Just briefly press the power button on your phone, hold your phone by the payment terminal and you've paid! It's that fast.

Do you want to pay an amount from € 50 with your Android mobile phone? Unlock your phone as usual, hold your phone up to the payment terminal and you've paid!

This is how you pay with your Wear OS smartwatch

How to pay using your smartwatch

You can now also make contactless payments in shops using Google Pay on your Wear OS smartwatch. Open the Google Pay app on your smartwatch and hold your watch to the card machine, with the screen facing the reader. If you hear a sound or feel vibration from your watch, that means you have paid.

Questions about Google Pay

Google Pay is a payment method that allows you to make contactless payments using your Android phone. This method allows you to pay quickly and easily.

You can use Google Pay if you are an ABN AMRO personal customer with an ABN AMRO current account and a Google account and you are aged 16 or over. The age limit (16 years or older) for Google Pay in the Netherlands is set by Google.

You can use Google Pay on the following devices:

  • all Android phones running Android 7 or higher
  • all smartwatches running Wear OS2 or higher

For payments, the phone or watch must support NFC (Near Field Communication). You can check whether your device supports NFC and whether NFC is enabled in the settings.

Before activating Google Pay, check to make sure you satisfy the following requirements:

  • You are aged 16 or over
  • You have an ABN AMRO personal current account
  • You have installed the latest version of the ABN AMRO app
  • You have an Android device that is compatible with Google Pay
  • Your Android device is running on Android 7 or higher
  • Your Android device has NFC (Near Field Communication)
  • You are logged in with your Google account on your phone
  • Your phone’s region setting is ‘the Netherlands’
  • You have registered a correct mobile telephone number with ABN AMRO
  • You have an internet connection

There are no additional costs connected to activating or using Google Pay.

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