Can I pay contactless with my Lydia card?
The Lydia card supports contactless payments.
You can choose to enable or disable contactless payments directly on the app.
It refers to a payment made without entering your credit card into a terminal and typing your PIN. You only have to press your card against the terminal to pay. More and more retailers accept this payment technique for amounts under €20.
NFC is short for "Near Field Communication", the technology behind contactless payments. The Lydia card has an NFC chip.
How do I disable contactless payments?
Follow these steps to disable contactless payments:
- Go to the Lydia card menu in the last tab and hit "Manage my Lydia cards"
- Click "Features"
- Drag the button next to "Contactless". The button turns grey (disabled)
Done: The card will not allow contactless payments.
How do I enable contactless payments?
To activate contactless payments click or swipe the button located next to "Contactless". The button turns blue (enabled), meaning the card now has contactless payments enabled.