What you need to pay with your phone
Here are a few key things you need in order to pay using your mobile phone:
- An eligible credit or debit card
- A smartphone that is compatible with NFC mobile payments (near field communication must be enabled in your device settings)
- A Videotron SIM card with NFC technology
Good to know
Enter Support followed by your device model in the search bar at the top of the page to find its technical sheet and check if it’s compatible with NFC mobile payments.
You can add multiple cards to your phone, but only one will be used by default. Go to the payment app to select another card or change the default card.
Paying with your cellphone
To make payments directly from your cellphone, select the procedure according to your device model.
Use your iPhone to make secure, contactless payments with Apple Pay. Start by scanning your credit or debit card.
- Open the Wallet app.
- Select + and press Debit or Credit Card, then Continue.
- Scan your card using the camera, or manually enter the information using the keyboard.
- Confirm when prompted to verify your entry.
- To pay with your phone, hold the top of your iPhone close to the card reader.
- The payment is complete when Done andappear on the screen.
If necessary, check out more details on paying with an iPhone.
Use your Samsung device to make secure, contactless payments with Samsung Pay. Start by scanning your credit or debit card.
- Open the Samsung Pay app. You can also use the Google Wallet app.
- If you’re using the app for the first time or after a data reset, follow the initial setup instructions.
- If necessary, follow the instructions to register your payment card.
- To make a payment from the card list in Samsung Pay, swipe left or right and select a card.
- Authenticate yourself with your iris or fingerprint, or enter your payment PIN.
- Place the back of your device on the card reader.
- Payment is complete when the reader recognizes the card information.
If necessary, refer to these details on paying with a Samsung device.
Use your Android device to make secure, contactless payments with the Wallet app. To pay for your purchases from your phone (or Apple Watch, Galaxy Watch, Pixel Watch, etc.), download the app from Google Play and add a credit or debit card by scanning it into the app.
To pay for your purchases using the Wallet app, Google Pay must be set as the default payment app.
- Open the Wallet app.
- Add a card by selecting Add to Wallet + at the bottom of the screen, then Payment card and New credit or debit card.
- Scan a card using the camera or manually enter the information using the keyboard. Press Save to confirm.
- To make a payment, turn your phone screen on and unlock it.
- Hold the back of your phone against the card reader. Payment is complete when theicon appears on the screen.
If necessary, refer to these details on paying with an Android device.
Frequently asked questions about paying with your phone
Many banks allow you to pay for purchases with your phone. Here are the main ones:
iPhone with Apple Pay
- Laurentian Bank
- HSBC Canada
- TD Bank
Samsung with Samsung Pay
- TD Bank
Android with Google Wallet
Yes. You can set up your smart watch to make contactless purchases.
Read the procedure for the connected watch in question:
Yes. Since you don’t need to provide your PIN when you pay with your phone or watch, the risk of someone stealing your PIN is eliminated. To confirm a transaction made with your cellphone, you unlock it with your fingerprint, a digital code, or facial recognition.
In addition, when you pay with your phone, a unique, encrypted, and anonymous code is generated, which prevents hacking given that your personal information and card number are not sent as they would be with a regular payment.
Finally, there is a maximum limit on the purchase amount you can make using your phone. Check with your financial institution to know said limit.
Yes. Financial institutions offer protection plans because no system is completely infallible.
Check with your financial institution for more details.
No, not yet. Smartphone payments are becoming more common as businesses bring in new contactless-enabled terminals and card readers. These have the Apple Pay or Google Pay “contactless” symbol.
The procedure may vary slightly depending on the model of your device.
- Go to Settings and select (depending on your phone model):
- Samsung: Connections > NFC and contactless payment
- Google (Pixel) / Motorola: Connected devices > Connection preferences > NFC
- Huawei: More connection > NFC
- Turn on NFC option.