How to delete the payment method in Google Play Store

How to delete the payment method in Google Play Store

Google Play Market is the only official application store for Android mobile devices. In addition to the applications themselves, it offers games, movies, books, newspapers and music. Some content is available for free download, but there are also content that requires payment, for which it is necessary to have a payment method linked to your Google account: bank card, mobile account or PayPal. But sometimes you can run into the opposite task - the need to delete the specified payment method. Today's article will tell you how.

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Deletion of the payment method in the Play Store

There is nothing complicated in unlinking one (or more, if it is the case) card or bank account from your Google account, the only problem you may have is finding this option. But since the proprietary app store is the same on all mobile phones and tablets (not counting the obsolete ones), the instructions that follow can be considered universal.

Option 1: Google Play Market on Android

Of course, Play Market is mostly used on Android devices, so it makes sense that the easiest way to remove the payment method is through the mobile app. This is done as follows:

    1. Launching Google Play Market, open its menu. To do this, tap on the three horizontal bars on the left of the search bar or swipe the screen from left to right.
    2. Navigate to section "Payment methods".and then select «Advanced payment settings».

    1. After a short download, the page of the Google website will open, its G Pay section, in the browser you are using as the main one, where you will be able to see all the cards and accounts linked to your account.
    2. Select the payment method that you no longer need and click on the legend "Delete".. Confirm your intention in the pop-up window by clicking the button of the same name.
    3. The selected card (or account) will be removed.

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That's how easy it is, with literally a few taps on the screen of your mobile device, you can remove the payment method in Google Play Market that you no longer need. If, for some reason, you don't have your Android mobile phone or tablet handy at the moment, check out the next part of our article: you can also unlink your card or account from your computer.

Option 2: Google account in the browser

Although you can not only access Google Play Market from the browser, but also install its full version, albeit simulated, on the computer, you and I will have to visit a completely different web service from the Corporación del Bien to eliminate the payment method . In fact, we will go directly to the same place where we went from a mobile device by selecting the item «Advanced payment settings». in the second step of the above method.

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Final report: To carry out the actions described below in the web browser that you are using on your computer, you must be connected to the same Google account that you are using on your mobile device. Another article on our website explains how to do it.

Go to «Account» in Google

    1. Use the link above to go to the page of interest, or open it yourself. In the second case, from any of the Google services or from the home page of this search engine, click on "Google Apps". and go to "Bill"..
    2. If necessary, scroll down a bit on the page that opens.
      In the block. "Account settings". click the article "Payment"..
    3. Then click on the marked area in the image below - "Check your payment methods on Google".
    4. In the list of cards and accounts presented (if there is more than one), find the one you want to delete and click the corresponding link button.
    5. Confirm your intentions in the pop-up window by clicking on the "Delete"..

The payment method you have selected will be removed from your Google account, which means that it will also disappear from the Play Market. As with the mobile application, in the same section you can add a new bank card, mobile account or PayPal, if desired, to be able to buy freely in the virtual store.

Also read: How to delete a card from Google Pay


Now you know how you can remove the unnecessary payment method from the Google Play Store both on your Android mobile phone or tablet and on any computer. In each of the options we have considered, the stock algorithm is slightly different, but it certainly cannot be called complicated. We hope that this material has been useful to you and that after reading it you have no doubts. If you have any questions, welcome to the comments.

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