Tap to Pay on Android

Accept contactless payments with an Android phone or tablet

With Tap to Pay on Android solutions, you can accept in-person, contactless payments from debit, credit cards, and digital wallets on your compatible Android device.

Quick, easy and convenient way to accept payments

Download  payment app and set up on compatible Android devices.

Lowering the barrier to entry for payment acceptance

No need of additional hardware or payment terminals.

Accept payments securely
  • Empowered by NFC technologies.
  • Using the same security and encryption technology offered with EMV® chip cards throughout the world.
  • The same switching process as traditional POS transactions.

Get started

To start using Tap to Pay on Android, reach out to your payment services provider or banking partner to see if Tap to Pay on Android is available to you.


How do I use Tap to Pay on Android to accept payments from contactless debit/credit card and digital wallets?
  1. Open your payment service provider’s app on your Android device and initialise the card payment.
  2. Present your Android device to your customer.
  3. Ask your customer to tap their card/digital wallets on your Android device. If PIN is required, ask the customer to enter their PIN.
  4. When you see the payment transaction outcome is displayed, the transaction is completed.
Is Least Cost Routing supported with Tap to Pay on Android?
For Tap to Pay on Android, eftpos Merchant Choice Routing/Least Cost Routing is highly recommended and widely supported. Payment services providers, banking partners and merchants will decide to enable or disable MCR/LCR according to their business requirements.
What are the Tap to Pay on Android Kernels approved by eftpos?
eftpos approved Tap to Pay on Android Kernel/SDK product for payment services providers and banking partners to integrate to their own payment app (L3):​
Until June 2023, Tap to Pay on Android kernel: Digitsecure, Soft space, Square, MyPINpad have certified their mPOS – Tap to Pay.​
For the latest information, please refer to the certified product list.

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