When it comes to paying conveniently, Samsung Pay makes using your phone as a bank card an easy process; however, there may come a time when you don’t want to use the app anymore want to know how to remove Samsung Pay. Once upon a time, you couldn’t uninstall Samsung Pay, only disable it, but these days, Samsung has seen the error of its ways and allows you to completely uninstall the Samsung Pay app.
Before you jump straight to the nuclear option, though, if you just want Samsung Pay to stop popping up when you don’t need it, there’s a setting to help with that.
How to keep Samsung Pay from activating on your home screen or lock screen
If you still want to keep Samsung Pay around in case you left your wallet at home and really need that six-pack of beer from the 7-11, you can just turn off the somewhat intrusive “Favorite cards” that appear at the bottom of some screens on your phone.
- Open Samsung Pay.
- Tap the three-line menu icon in the top left corner.
- Tap Use Favorite Cards.
Toggle off Lock screen, Home screen, and Screen off.