Updated May 25, 2016

How to choose a default payment method on PlayStation App or web browser

This article shows you how to choose your default payment method on PlayStation App or web browser and lets you know about a couple of restrictions on this feature.

You can add up to three credit or debit cards and one PayPal account to your SEN account wallet and you can choose one of these payment methods as your preferred method so that it is automatically charged when you select [Confirm Purchase].

You can reach Account Management in a number of ways:

  • PlayStation App

Tap [PlayStation Store] on the home screen and go to [Online ID] > [Account Settings].

  • PlayStation Store

Go to PlayStation Store. Sign in, go to your Online ID at the top of the page and click [Account Settings].

  • Account Management website

Click here and sign in for the account management site.

To select a default payment method on PlayStation App or web browser

  1. Go to [Account] > [Wallet] > [Select Default].
  2. Select the payment method you want to make your default and select [Set Default].
  3. You can choose a different payment method for a transaction by selecting [Choose Payment Method] at checkout and your default method will remain unchanged.

When using PlayStation Store on PS Vita or PS TV:

Even if you have PayPal saved as your default payment method, you will not be able to see your PayPal account details in the [Billing Information] section of PlayStation Store.

If you have PayPal saved as your default payment method, the [Billing Information] section of PlayStation Store will not contain any payment details because you cannot pay with PayPal on PlayStation Store. You can only pay using existing wallet credit or top up using a credit/debit card or voucher code.

If you add a card to make a purchase this card will become your default payment method, your PayPal details will be completely removed from your account and you will need to add them again.

When using Account Management on PlayStation 3:

Even if you have PayPal saved as your default payment method, you will not be able to see your PayPal account details in the [Billing Information] section of Account Management.

When PayPal is default payment method adding a credit or debit card will delete PayPal information from the account and make the new card default payment method. PayPal information will need to be added to the account again.

 
 
 
 

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