A Quick How-to

Android Pay for your Starling Bank Account

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Starling debit card

There’s a smarter way to pay. Enjoy seamless spending from your mobile by adding the Starling debit card to Android Pay. Simple, speedy and secure Android payments are now at your fingertips.

How to set up your Starling debit card in Android Pay:

  1. Make sure you’ve got the Android Pay app from the Google Play Store – then open it.

  2. Add your Starling debit card to Android Pay by taking a photo of it or entering the details manually.

  3. Once verified, you’re all set!

Why use Android Pay?

It makes life easier. Take advantage of speedy and simple checkout both in stores, in apps and online (without lugging multiple cards around).

It’s secure. Your card number is never stored or sent to merchants. Instead, a one-time-use virtual account number is used to represent your account information.

It’s simple to use. When you’re checking out in stores, just activate your phone and hold your device near to the reader – you’ll be able to use it anywhere you see the Android Pay and Contactless logo.

It's compatible with:

  • Blue tick in green circleMost Android devices with NFC (Near Field Communication)

You may want to know...

How do I make my Starling debit card the default card?

Just open your Android Pay app and drag your Starling card to the front.

What if I lose my mobile phone?

If you lose your phone or it’s stolen, use Find My Device to instantly lock it. You can then choose to secure it with a new password, or wipe your personal data completely. You can also temporarily prevent unauthorised Android Pay transactions by blocking your Starling Bank card - just contact us via webchat or email and we’ll block it for you.

Android Pay Ts&Cs
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