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How Samsung Pay works (pictures)

Samsung Pay works simply and easily to store your credit cards. Here's how you your fingerprint to pay for goods.

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Samsung Pay needs your print

BARCELONA -- Turns out, Samsung Pay is easy to use in place of your credit card.

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Find your card

Swipe up from the bottom of the phone screen to open your credit card.

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Authenticate with your print

Rest your finger on the screen to read your fingerprint.

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Tap to pay

The benefit of Samsung Pay is being able to hold your phone to the side of a magnetic swipe area of a payment terminal to push the transaction through. You can also use NFC if the merchant owns an accessory.

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That's it!

After getting your paper receipt, you'll see electronic confirmation on your phone and in the Samsung Pay app. Read more about Samsung Pay in action here.

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