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About this app

The PayByPhone app simplifies your journey. From registering and paying for your parking in seconds, to extending it without having to return to your vehicle, and reminders of when it ends, we know you have more to worry about than parking. The PayByPhone app can be used in over 1,300+ cities worldwide & is now available in 12 languages, making it easier than ever. As the highest rated parking app in the world, PayByPhone has helped over 60 million motorists pay for their parking simply and easily, so they can focus on what matters most to them.
For businesses signed up to PayByPhone Business, the app allows drivers to simply switch between business and personal payment cards on the PayByPhone app when they park, so no time-consuming monthly expense reports or saving receipts. Paying for parking with PayByPhone is more environmentally-friendly than paying with cash: there are fewer vehicles on the road adding to air pollution to collect cash from pay and display machines.

App features

Start and extend parking session from your phone
View your session with the Today View Widget
Use Maps or Nearby feature to find out where you can use PayByPhone
Opt into push and SMS notifications about your parking session expiration
View parking history
Pin location of vehicle once parked to find it easily
Get receipts emailed to you for convenient expense reconciliation
Flexible payment forms, including credit card, Google Pay, and PayPal (depending on region) 

You can pay for parking with PayByPhone in USA, Canada, the United Kingdom, France, Germany, Belgium, Italy, Monaco, Netherlands, and Switzerland
Updated on
Nov 7, 2022

Data safety

Safety starts with understanding how developers collect and share your data. Data privacy and security practices may vary based on your use, region, and age. The developer provided this information and may update it over time.
No data shared with third parties
Learn more about how developers declare sharing
This app may collect these data types
Location, Personal info and 5 others
Data is encrypted in transit
You can request that data be deleted

Ratings and reviews

71.6K reviews
James Filby
December 2, 2022
This might be the slowest app I've ever used. I don't know if the hamster powering the servers keeps falling asleep, but every action takes so long to complete the app frequently stops. Even buttons and inputs can be over ten seconds to respond to user input. It's a real mess. It took me over ten minutes to add a new vehicle, set up a card, and pay for parking, all because the app was so incredibly slow. It really needs sorting out.
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Philippe Bertrand
November 28, 2022
Since the changes, it can take as long as 5 minutes to pay for parking when before it took 30 seconds. The request for email password, one time passkey etc are realy irritating. Specially that I don't recall ever having given a password, and using the " forgotten password" facility is not there. The only other option is to sign in with Facebook which I am very reluctant to do. Please return to the previous format.
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Zoe Hu
November 21, 2022
The app is generally fine, but the map only comes up 10% of the time? It uses to show automatically but it doesn't anymore. Super frustrating because half the time in my city, the numbers on the meter are scratched off so I can't read them. A functional map would be really helpful.
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What's new

- Performance & platform Improvement
- Display eligibility end date in the parking flow when applicable
- Bug fixes