What Are The Accepted Methods Of Payment?

You can purchase apps and digital content on Google Play using payment methods from your Google account. If it's your first time making a purchase, your payment method will be added to your Google account.

Available payment methods may vary by location. Select one of the options below to learn more.

You can add the following credit/debit cards to your account:

  • American Express
  • MasterCard
  • Visa
  • Discover (US only)
  • JCB (Japan and US only)
  • Visa Electron (Outside the US only)
  • Elo (Brazil only)


Note: You may notice temporary authorizations on your account when using a credit or debit card.

In the United States and United Kingdom, you can use your Google Wallet Balance to pay for your purchase. Simply make sure there's enough money in your Wallet Balance to cover the total amount of the purchase.

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