ByAra Wagonerpublished

While there's plenty of things to do on your new Galaxy Watch 4, one of the most important is setting up your wireless payments. Using NFC payments on your phone is okay, but you gotta pull it out every single time, whereas your watch is always out and ready to go. That's why setting up Samsung Pay on your Galaxy Watch 4 is essential. If you're on a Samsung phone, you're already halfway there. If you're using a phone from another manufacturer, download Samsung Pay (Watch Plug-in) to your phone first, as you'll need it for inputting and verifying your card info.

How to set up Samsung Pay on your Samsung Galaxy Watch 4

You can now press and hold the back button on your watch face to open and use Samsung Pay with an NFC reader at stores, gas stations, and more.

How to set up Samsung Pay on your Galaxy Watch 4

The only Android smartwatch worth buying today.The Galaxy Watch 4 is the first smartwatch to run the new Wear OS powered by Samsung. It finally gives us the polished, smooth performance Samsung is known for while giving us access to the Google services and Google Play app store. It's still early days, but Samsung has nailed most of the experience right out of the gate.

Ara Wagoner

Ara Wagoner was a staff writer at Android Central. She themes phones and pokes YouTube Music with a stick. When she's not writing about cases, Chromebooks, or customization, she's wandering around Walt Disney World. If you see her without headphones, RUN. You can follow her on Twitter at @arawagco.

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