E-Wallet – the digital credit and debit cards from PostFinance

Convenient payment with your Android smartphone

Paying at the checkout is easy: activate your digital PostFinance credit or debit card in the PostFinance App and pay conveniently with your Android smartphone at numerous contactless-enabled payment terminals in Switzerland.

Here’s how it works

Preconditions

  • You have an NFC-enabled Android smartphone with a operating system 7.0 or newer
  • You have a login for the PostFinance App
  • You hold a PostFinance Card in CHF or a PostFinance credit or prepaid card

How to activate the digital PostFinance credit or debit card

  • Select “Settings” in the PostFinance App
  • Select “E-Wallet”
  • Follow the instructions on your smartphone: Register for E-Wallet. The available cards will be displayed once you have set up E-Wallet. Click on the plus (+) symbol next to the card to activate it.
  • Activate the NFC function on your smartphone

How to pay at the checkout

  • Unlock the screen of your smartphone using your fingerprint, facial recognition, PIN or password
  • Hold your smartphone over the contactless symbol on the payment terminal
  • Confirmation of the payment will be displayed on the payment terminal

For security reasons, you may have to hold the smartphone up to the terminal a second time. Follow the instructions on your smartphone.

    • E-Wallet is your electronic wallet in the PostFinance App. Once you have activated your digital card in the E-Wallet, you can use your smartphone to pay at payment terminals. 
    • Select “Settings” in the PostFinance App. Then select “E-Wallet”.

      Follow the instructions on your smartphone: Register for E-Wallet. The available cards will be displayed once you have set up E-Wallet. Click on the plus (+) symbol next to the card to activate it.
      Activate the NFC function on your smartphone.

    • You can make contactless payments at most points of sale in Switzerland. Look for the contactless symbol on the payment terminal.
    • The digital PostFinance credit or debit card uses the same security mechanisms as the physical PostFinance cards with the contactless payment function. You must always unlock your smartphone to make a payment.
    • Nothing. The digital card will continue to work.
    • You can deactivate the digital card yourself in the PostFinance App at any time. If you lose your smartphone, you can call 0800 88 88 77 (max. CHF 0.08/min. in Switzerland). to have the digital card deactivated. Deactivation does not restrict the use of your physical card in any way.
    • The solution is based on NFC technology, which Apple permits only for the use of its own products.
    • The digital card is a free payment solution. The purchase amounts count towards the card’s existing withdrawal limits.

Download the PostFinance App

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