As with Apple Pay and Google Pay, Garmin Pay works similarly, even though some banks may not be supported in certain regions depending on the geographical region where you live. It is helpful to check what options are available in your area by going to the Garmin Pay support page where you will find a complete list of banks that support Garmin Pay.
Throughout this tutorial, we’ll cover every aspect of this feature – from the watch models that can be used to how to set it up to which banks support it – in a step-by-step manner. Find out how Garmin Pay can simplify and make financial transactions easier than ever by allowing you to pay with your smartphone.
List of compatible Garmin watches:
Garmin Pay is available on a wide range of Garmin watches, including:
Approach S70, Approach S62, Descent Mk2, Descent G1, D2 Air X10, D2 Mach 1, Fenix 5 Plus series, Fenix 6 / 6 Pro series, Fenix 7 / 7 Pro series, Enduro 2, Epix (Gen 2) & Epix Pro (Gen 2), Forerunner 645, Forerunner 745, Forerunner 945 / 955 / 965, Forerunner 255 / 265, Instinct / Instinct Crossover / Instinct 2, MARQ (Gen 1 & Gen 2), D2 Delta series, Tactix 7 series, Venu / Venu 2 series, Venu Sq / Venu Sq 2, Vivoactive 3 / 4, Vivomove series and Quatix 7.
Setting Up Garmin Pay
There is a simple and straightforward process to set up Garmin Pay, and it does not take much time or effort. Activating this feature on your Garmin watch is as simple as following the steps below:
- Download Garmin Connect: Start by downloading the Garmin Connect app to your smartphone, and make sure your watch is paired with the app.
- Create a password and select a card type: When opening the app, tap the icon representing your watch at the top of the screen and select the “Garmin Pay” option from the list.
- Add your card details: At this point, you will be asked to create a 4-digit password to protect your watch’s digital wallet and select the type of card you want to add, such as Visa, Mastercard, Discover or Maestro.
- Enter your card details: This is where you must enter your card number, expiry date, security code and personal information such as name and postcode.
- Card Verification: Finally, to ensure security, your card will be verified by the bank. This can be done by calling your bank’s customer service line or by receiving a text message with a code to confirm that you are the cardholder.
Once all of these steps have been completed successfully, you will receive a notification on your Garmin watch indicating that Garmin Pay has been activated.
Anyone who wishes to make contactless payments easier and more convenient will find Garmin Pay a valuable addition. Garmin makes this technology accessible to a wide audience through its range of watches and banking services. The convenience of leaving your wallet at home has never been easier and safer thanks to Garmin Pay. The Garmin watch now offers this functionality, so if you have not yet taken advantage of it, take advantage of it now and enjoy its convenience.