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3 Things You Need to Know about Samsung Pay US Debut

Beginning today, Samsung Pay is now available to MasterCard cardholders for everyday purchases. Samsung device owners can use their MasterCard credit, debit and select prepaid and small business cards from participating banks directly through Samsung Pay.

Three Things You Need To Know: 

  • Who can use Samsung Pay? Samsung Pay is now available on select Galaxy S6 edge+, Galaxy Note5, Galaxy 6 edge and Galaxy S6 smartphones. Consumers simply launch the Samsung Pay app and scan their fingerprint to authorize the payment and pay. MasterCard cardholders can now make safe, seamless and secure payments with their consumer credit, debit and select prepaid and small business cards. 
  • Where can Samsung Pay be used? Samsung Pay works at almost anywhere you can swipe or tap your card in the U.S. Cardholders shopping on-the-go can use the MasterCard Nearby app which, among many other benefits, can help you locate hundreds of thousands of merchants that accept contactless payments.
  • Paying with your MasterCard = All the same protections you’re used to AND MORE! Our MasterCard Digital Enablement Service (MDES) is making safe and secure payments possible for cardholders who pay via Samsung Pay. MDES is one of the most secure payments technologies in the world. For consumers and merchants alike, this means that every purchase made with a MasterCard using Samsung Pay offers the same enhanced security and benefits of a digital MasterCard transaction including the latest tokenization technology.

Check out the video below to learn more about how to make simple, safe and secure everyday payments with your MasterCard via Samsung Pay.