American Express and Jawbone have joined to give eligible U.S. American Express Card members the ability to tap to pay with the new Jawbone UP4 fitness tracker anywhere American Express contactless payments are accepted in the USA.
This partnership and product launch marks the first time consumers can use a wearable fitness tracker with an embedded NFC chip for Amex payments, redefining what is possible with a 24/7 activity tracker. The new Jawbone UP4 tracker is expected to be available for purchase on jawbone.com this summer.The UP4 tracker features the same slim design and multi-sensor platform as the UP3 tracker, with advanced sleep and activity tracking and heart health monitoring, in addition to enabling contactless payments. UP4 is also backed by Jawbone’s industry-leading
How to Power Your UP for Payments
Card Members with an UP4 tracker will be able to connect an eligible
American Express® Card via the latest UP app for iOS or Android:
• Open the UP app and select Payments in the Settings menu
• Log in with the same americanexpress.com User ID and Password used to manage your account online
• Select an eligible Card to connect to UP4 for payments
Once a Card Member has connected an eligible Card to the UP4 system, they can tap to pay with their wearable fitness tracker anywhere American Express contactless payments are accepted in the U.S. It’s easy:
• Look for the contactless symbol on the in-store checkout terminal
• Tap the contactless symbol on the UP4 tracker to the terminal
• A confirmation on the terminal will signal a successful payment
Card Members who connect a Card to the UP app can manage it at any time in the Payments setting. In addition, Card Members who connect a Card will always be just a tap away from the Amex® Mobile app, for instant access to enhanced account monitoring, servicing on the go, offers and benefits.
Paying with the UP4 system is just like paying with a plastic American Express Card. When a Card Member taps to pay with the UP4 tracker, they get all the security, service and benefits of Card Membership. American Express fraud protections safeguard Card Members, no matter how they choose to pay.
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