Connected watch: pay without contact with Fitbit Pay | BNP Paribas, NFC: the complete comparison of all connected watches

Communication in the near field (NFC)

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Connected Watch Without Contact Payment

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Pay with your connected watch

As of March 30, 2023, any addition of new card to Fitbit Pay will no longer be possible.
However, if you added a Fitbit Pay card before this date, you can continue to benefit from contact without contact with your Fitbit watch until 2024.

Facilitate your contactless payment experience with your Fitbit or Garmin connected watch

With your BNP Paribas card, use your Fitbit or Garmin connected watch to set your expenses quickly and securely, at no cost thanks to NFC technology.

It is convenient : You no longer have to take out your wallet or bank card. With your connected watch you can pay your purchases even above 50 €, within the limit of your payment card. In addition, you keep all the related advantages (insurance, assistance, etc.) To your bank card.

It’s safe : With Fitbit Pay * or Garmin Pay ** Your payments are secure, the data from your payment card is protected: they are neither stored nor shared.

You can use Fitbit Pay or Garmin Pay to pay wherever you see the contactless payment symbol.

What models of connected watches are compatible ?

For compatible watches, Garmin Pay consult the list on the Garmin website.

How to configure Fitbit Pay ?

As of March 30, 2023, any addition of new card to Fitbit Pay is no longer possible.

How to configure Garmin Pay ?

You can add up to 10 credit or debit cards to your Garmin Pay wallet. To add your BNP Paribas credit card, please follow these steps:

  1. From the main page of your Garmin Connect Mobile application, select your device then Garmin Pay> Create your wallet.
  2. Follow the screen instructions that include creating a password and adding your card for payment.

For more information or tutorial videos, go to the Garmin website.

How to pay with Fitbit Pay ?

1. Open the Fitbit Pay screen on your watch:
Versa 2 watches : If you have chosen Fitbit Pay as a shortcut button, keep the stuck button on your watch for 2 seconds to activate it. Otherwise, slide your finger from top to bottom on the screen and tap on the “Fitbit Pay” icon.

Other connected watches : When you are ready to pay, hold the button on the left of the device pressed for 2 seconds. Slide to the “Payments” screen if nothing is displayed. If you are invited, enter your 4 -digit pin code. Your default card appears on the screen.

2. Keep your wrist near the payment terminal.
3. When the payment is finished, your watch vibrates and a confirmation is displayed on the screen.

How to pay with Garmin Pay ?

  1. Brow to access the Garmin Pay shortcut or access the portfolio icon by pressing the top button for 2 seconds.
  2. Enter your code and pay ! In the 60 seconds, hold your watch near the payment reader, with the watch turned towards the reader.

The watch vibrates and displays a green check when communication with the reader is completed. Payment is processed using the payment card you have selected.

While you wear the watch, you can make payments for the rest of the day without entering your password again. If you deactivate the monitoring of the heart rate, remove the watch from your wrist, or if 24 hours have passed, you must enter the code again before making a payment.

Facility

What are the BNP Paribas Bank Cards eligible for Garmin Pay ?

To use the Fitbit Pay or Garmin Pay contactless payment service, you must have one of the bank cards listed below:

  • • Electron visa card (1) (2) ,
  • • Origin card (2) ,
  • • Visa Classic card (3) ,
  • • Premier visa card (3) ,
  • • Infinite visa card (3) ,
  • • Net BNP card (3) ,
  • • Virtual card (4) .

Can we add several cards to Garmin Pay ?

– For Garmin Pay up to 10 bank cards

Note: from April 1, 2023, Any adding a new card to Fitbit Pay will no longer be possible.
However, if you added a Fitbit Pay card before this date, you can continue to benefit from contact without contact with your Fitbit watch until 2024.

Use

Do I have to enter a PIN code to make a payment with Fitbit Pay or Garmin Pay ?

When you configure Fitbit Pay or Garmin Pay, you are invited to define a 4 -digit personal pine code. You will be asked again 24 hours later if you have kept your watch in the wrist this time, or otherwise each time you have removed your wrist watch before new use.

To allow contactless payment, enter your PIN code on the watch.

Do I need to have my phone nearby to use Fitbit Pay or Garmin Pay ?

You don’t need to have your phone nearby to use Fitbit Pay or Garmin Pay. After configuring Fitbit Pay or Garmin Pay, you can make payments from your connected watch and leave your phone at home.

Your physical bank card must have been enabled by withdrawal of cash or payment in store with code entry, your virtual card is active immediately.

You must have an up-to-date mobile number: go to the “Profile” section of your MABANQUE customer area.BNPPARIBAS (5) or on the MES ACCOUNTS APPLICATION (5), “Profile”.

Is it possible to pay with Fitbit Pay or Garmin Pay abroad ?

It is possible to pay with your Fitbit or Garmin connected watch, abroad. The merchant must however accept contactless payments on the Visa network.

What is the maximum amount of a Fitbit Pay or Garmin Pay payment ?

The maximum amount of a Fitbit Pay or Garmin Pay payment depends on the payment ceiling for the bank card used. You can consult or adjust at any time, from your Customer area (5) or the Mo accounts mobile application (5), your payment and/or withdrawal ceilings: the personalization of your card ceilings is immediate and temporary for a duration maximum of 3 months.

Do I benefit from my advantages and card insurance when I use Fitbit Pay or Garmin Pay ?

Payments with the Fitbit Pay or Garmin Pay service are payments by bank card. As such, they allow you to benefit from all the advantages related to the bank card used.

Can I continue to use my bank card once it is activated in Fitbit Pay or Garmin Pay ?

The activation of the Fitbit Pay or Garmin Pay service does not have an impact on the operation of your physical bank card or your virtual bank card. So you can pay with your physical bank card or
your virtual bank card as well as with Fitbit Pay or Garmin Pay. All of these payments impact the outset of your card ceiling (payment ceilings) and will be debited on the current account attached to the card.

Assistance

Why am I redirected to an answering machine when I try to activate my bank card at Fitbit Pay or Garmin Pay ?

To be able to activate your Fitbit Pay or Garmin Pay card, your mobile phone number must be known by BNP Paribas. If you are redirected to a phone answering machine when activation it is that you do not have an up -to -date mobile phone number. You can add your number directly from your Mabanque customer area.BNPPARIBAS (5) or the MES ACCTS Application (5), in the “Profile” section.

I have a question or need assistance on the Fitbit Pay or Garmin Pay payment service.

For any questions relating to activation, use or transactions carried out via the Fitbit Pay or Garmin Pay service, as well as in the event of loss or theft of your device on which a BNP Paribas card is activated in Fitbit Pay Or Garmin Pay, we advise you to contact the Customer Relations Center at 3477 (free service + a call price) – from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday to Friday and Saturday from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Security

What happens in the event of loss or theft of one of my devices compatible with Fitbit Pay or Garmin Pay ?

You can delete your bank card from your Fitbit or Garmin Connect application.

Fitbit Pay or Garmin Pay is a secure payment service ?

Fitbit Pay or Garmin Pay secures your transactions thanks to the use of single -use payment data: your card data is neither stored in your watch, nor communicated to the merchant. In addition, a PIN code protects your connected watch.

Why the card number indicated on my payment ticket is not that of my physical card ?

Fitbit Pay or Garmin Pay uses a device specific to your device as well as a single transaction code. The number of your bank card is never stored on your watch or on Fitbit or Garmin servers, nor transmitted to traders at the time of payment.

Management

How to change the default bank card on Fitbit Pay or Garmin Pay ?

Just go to the Fitbit application or the Garmin Connect application.

How to delete a Fibit Pay or Garmin Pay bank card ?

If you delete your bank card on Fitbit Pay or Garmin Pay, you will no longer be able to access it on your connected watch. It will then be necessary to reconfigure your card to the mobile application.

Is it possible to pay with Fitbit Pay or Garmin Pay when my watch is off or discharged ?

To benefit from the Fitbit Pay or Garmin Pay Contact Payment Service Your Connected Watch must be on to make a transaction. You must be able to interact with your Fitbit or Garmin watch to authenticate you.

A new bank card was issued to me to replace my current card, how to operate it in Fitbit Pay or Garmin Pay ?

    If your bank card has been renewed following expiration : During the month preceding the expiration date of your card present in the Fitbit Pay or Garmin Pay portfolio, your card will be updated automatically with the new replacement bank card, and for your physical card even before you do Receive by mail. You will be able to continue using the Fitbit Pay or Garmin Pay service without any interruption and for your physical card, by derogation from your account agreement, without having to activate it.

For all other cases (new subscription, change of range etc.), you will have to enlist your new card in Fitbit Pay or Garmin Pay without prior action for your virtual card and after activating it following a cash withdrawal or payment in store for your physical card.

Where can I see the history of my transactions on Fitbit Pay or Garmin Pay ?

To display the history of your transactions made with your connected watch, consult the Fitbit app or the Garmin Connect application.

How to unlock my fitbit connected watch in case of forgetting my PIN code ?

In the event of entry of an erroneous code 10 times in a row, your Fitbit device will be locked. To unlock it go to the Fitbit application on your mobile phone, click on the “Today” pane, then on your profile photo and the image of your connected watch. Then press “locking” and search for the option to change your PIN code.

How to unlock my Garmin connected watch in case of forgetting my PIN code ?

If you enter your incorrect password three times, your wallet locks and you must reset your password in the Garmin Connect Mobile application.

* Fitbit Pay is a service offered by Fitbit International Limited, an Irish company with its registered office at 76 Lower Baggot Street, Dublin 2, Ireland. The Fitbit Pay service is accessible to all adult customers, acting for non -professional needs, holders of a deposit account and a Visa BNP Paribas compatible bank card compatible. The use of the Fitbit Pay service requires downloading the Fitbit application, the creation of a Fitbit account and the holding of a compatible fitbit watch or bracelet compatible.
List of compatible devices on https: // www.fitbit.com/fr/Fitbit-pay The service allows the customer to make contactless payments on payment terminals equipped with this feature, using only the NFC function of his Connected Fitbit watch.

** Garmin Pay is a service offered by Garmin International Inc., an American company whose head office is located at 1200 th. 151st St., OLATHE, KS 66062. The Garmin Pay service requires downloading the Garmin Connect Mobile application, the creation of a Garmin account and a Garmin connected watch compatible. To find out more, visit: https: // explore.garmin.com/fr-fr/Garmin-Pay/ . The use of this service is free, secure and fast. It allows the customer to pay for their purchases by making contactless payments on the Electronic Payment Terminals (TPE) equipped with contactless.

(1) The Visa Electron card is no longer marketed by visa from April 1, 2022. From this date, BNP Paribas provides its customers with the Origin card. Consequently, for any repair or renewal of Visa Electron card from April 1, 2022, an Origin card will be offered to the holder. More information to continue using your new Origin card.

(2) Supply of a debit card (payment card with systematic authorization).

(3) Supply of a debit card (international payment card with immediate debit) or supply of a debit card (international payment card with delayed debit).

(4) Supply of a debit card (payment card with systematic authorization): virtual card with systematic authorization with control of the balance and immediate debit. Supply of a debit card (International payment card with delayed debit): Virtual card with delayed debit without balance control.

(5) Subscription to remote banking services (internet, landline phone, SMS, etc.): free and unlimited, excluding communication cost or provision of internet access and excluding alerts by SMS.

Communication in the near field (NFC)

Connected watch and NFC

NFC is a technology that allows in particular to make contactless payments. If for you a connected watch is a kind of technological “Swiss knife”, it is obvious that this characteristic is to be taken into account in your search for the ideal watch. First discover the comparison and browse the details of this payment method.

Summary

Watch comparison with NFC

You will thus find in this comparison watches of different brands equipped with this technology; Knowing that it is very present on Samsung models. The paiment via NFC was activated on the Apple Watch thanks to a software update (Watchos 5). This version is available on all models since the first generation. Only the latest models were added to this comparison. This technology has been widely deployed on all watches connected for a few years. It is also found on the new generations of connected bracelets such as for example the Fitbit 4. Find the definition of NFC in the lexicon or on Wikipedia.

Fitbit versa

Huawei Watch 2 Sport

LG Watch Urban 2

Sony Smartwatch 3 Swr50

Samsung Galaxy Watch Active

Apple Watch Series 7

Contactless payments (via NFC)

Currently in France, contactless payment is limited to € 50 on payment terminals (TPE). Mobile payment is not capped.

Manufacturers’ payment solutions:

Connected watch manufacturers have all integrated this technology for a few years. They then set up a dedicated payment solution to enhance their products. This technology brings so much comfort on a daily basis that the following issue is its use as a transport card. Thus, the progressive compatibility of these systems allows in particular to benefit from them on a daily basis with your the Navigo solution (used in Île-de-France).

Here is the list of existing NFC payments by NFC.

  • Apple Pay
  • Samsung Pay
  • Google Pay
  • Fitbit Pay
  • Garmin Pay

NFC payment

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