Smart Octopus in Samsung Pay
Smart Octopus is the first Octopus which you can add to mobile wallet anytime and anywhere. It provides the same functions as an Octopus card. You can issue a Smart Octopus with a designated Samsung mobile device# in the Samsung Pay app with NFC (Near Field Communication) enabled. Once issued, you can make Octopus transactions with your mobile device at all authorised service providers who have installed Octopus readers, thus enjoying the convenience of mobile payment service.
Smart Octopus is available in Adult and Elder types and it comes with a refundable deposit of HK$50. The stored value limit of Smart Octopus issued before 1 October 2019 is HK$1,000, and the stored value limit of those issued from 1 October 2019 onwards is HK$3,000.
Over-the-air provision and top up
Issuing a new Smart Octopus or adding value* to it can be done easily anytime and anywhere in the Samsung Pay app with pre-added Visa or Mastercard.
Hassle free card transfer
Transferring most of your services/offers and remaining value of your existing Octopus to Smart Octopus with just a few steps through the Samsung Pay app and Octopus App.
"Always On" function
Simply tap the mobile device to Octopus readers with the screen off for making transactions
Push notifications for instant tracking
A push notification will be sent to your mobile device after making transportation and retail payments and top up, thus facilitates instant checking for the transactions.
Offering great convenience to customers with different ways to top up Smart Octopus:
- Apply Automatic Add Value Service (AAVS)
- Top up instantly through the Samsung Pay app*
- Fund transfer from O! ePay account or top up with FPS through the Octopus App
- Cash top up at all Octopus Authorised Add Value Service Providers
Enjoy refund service
Refund of deposit and remaining value is made available even you lost your mobile device (with refund information provided).
Note: Please use your Smart Octopus regularly. If it has not had any add value or payment transaction for three years, it will become an Inactive Smart Octopus and you will have to pay the Inactive Smart Octopus Administrative Fee.
# The compatible mobile devices are Samsung Galaxy Z Flip, Fold, Note10+, Note10, Note10 Lite, Note9, Note8, S20, S20+, S20 Ultra, S10, S10+, S10e, S9, S9+, S8, S8+, A80, A71, A70, A60, A51, A50s, A9, A8s, A8 Star, A8+, C9 Pro, C7 Pro and C5 Pro.
* A 2.5% add value service fee will be charged for adding value with Visa or Mastercard through the Samsung Pay app, no service fee will be charged for other means of reloading.
System Maintenance Schedule
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