In this guide, we will show you the steps to make Google Pay work on your Pixel Watch when your phone is rooted. The newest addition to the smartwatch domain is the offering from the Silicon Valley giant. With the underlying WearOS software, it allows you to carry out most of the tweaks that you could carry out on your Android device. Another useful feature that it beholds is the ability to directly make payments directly from the watch without the need to interact with your device.
But what if the device that you are using is rooted via Magisk? Will it prove to be a roadblock when using a banking app via watch? The answer, unfortunately, is yes. If your phone is rooted via Magisk, then you wouldn’t be able to add cards or make payments via Google Pay on your Pixel watch. With that said, there does exist a nifty workaround that shall help you rectify this ‘problem’. So without further ado, let’s check it out.
Make Google Pay work on Pixel Watch when the Phone is rooted
In order to rectify this issue, your device needs to pass Safetynet, both the Basic Integrity and CTS profile match tests. As soon you do so, you should have no issues in using Google Pay on your watch or on your phone. So refer to our detailed guide on Pass SafetyNet on Rooted Android 12/Android 13 or check out the below-linked video and get this job done right away.
That’s it. These were the steps to make Google Pay work on your Pixel Watch when your phone is rooted. If you have any queries concerning the aforementioned steps, do let us know in the comments. We will get back to you with a solution at the earliest.
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