Regardless of whether you shop online or in your favorite neighborhood store, you'll probably use a credit or debit card to make your purchase. If you prefer a credit or debit card for purchases, Apple Pay may be the perfect solution. With Apple Pay, you can store your frequently used credit, debit, and reward cards on your favorite Apple device.
If you are new to Apple Pay or just have service questions, we have the information for you. To set up and use Apple Pay for purchases online and in the store.
Supported Apple Pay Devices
Apple Pay is supported on most devices – iPhone models from iPhone SE to the current iPhone 11 are supported Apple Watches support Apple Pay. All current iPads, from the current generation to the fifth-generation iPad, iPad Pro, iPad Mini 3 and 4, and the iPad Air 2, work with Apple Pay. If you can run MacOS Sierra or higher on your computer, you can get started right away.
Banks Supporting Apple Pay
Apple Pay is supported by most financial institutions and credit card companies in Apple offers a recent list of all financial institutions that accept Apple Pay.
Shops, websites, and apps that support Apple Pay.
Apple Pay is backed by hundreds of brands and websites. These include 7-Eleven, GameStop, Etsy, Staples and Fandango. See the list of supported resellers here or visit our full list of companies that accept Apple Pay. In many third-party apps, you can also use Apple Pay. You can see some of these apps here. Of course, when you buy apps or other digital items from Apple, you can always buy music, movies, apps, books, and more with Apple Pay.
Setting Up Apple Pay
You can add eight cards to Apple Pay through your various supported devices. If you plan to use Apple Pay with multiple devices, you'll need to add the card information for each device separately.
Adding Cards to iPhone and iPad
- Open the Wallet app on your iPhone. Go to your iPad Settings> Wallet & Apple Pay. Tap the plus sign and then Next to add your credit or debit card to Apple Pay. Add credit or debit card .
- To add the map, position your map in the frame. The app will automatically scan the front of your card to identify your number and record it on the Card Details page. Touch Next .
- Use the scroll wheel to record the expiration date of your card and enter the security code.
- Tap Next .
- The Add Map screen appears as Apple Pay communicates with your bank to verify your card. When this is done, you will receive a page of terms and conditions that you must agree to.
- The card adding page and a card verification page are displayed in sequence with your email address and phone number.
- You have the option of checking your card by phone or completing the review at a later date.
- You may be asked to contact your bank to complete the review process. When a review is complete, tap Next and you can now use Apple Pay.
- Instructions for using Apple Pay with card readers are displayed. Touch Next .
- You can still add your card to your Apple Watch by tapping Add Now . If you do not want to add an Apple Watch, tap Done .
The verification may include a brief call to your bank and a conversation with a person displayed in the app. It took me less than five minutes to get my debit card in Apple Pay and on my watch. Once confirmation has been received, a message will appear on your watch.
To add cards to your M ac
To add a card to Apple Pay, you must use a Mac model with Touch ID. For Mac models without an integrated Touch ID, you can easily buy your item with Apple Pay on your iPhone or Apple Watch.
Go to your iPhone Settings> Wallet & Apple Pay> Allow Payments on Mac . and turn on the controller.
To add cards with the Touch ID to your Mac
- Go to System Preferences> Wallet & Apple Pay and tap Add Card .  Follow the steps to add a new map. When prompted to add the card used with your Apple ID, enter the security code.
- Tap Next . Your bank or card issuer will review your details and decide if you can add your card to Apple Pay. If your bank or exhibitor needs more information to check your card, you will be asked for it. If you have the information, return to System Preferences> Wallet & Apple Pay and tap your card.
- After your bank or issuer has checked your card, tap Next . After that, you can use Apple Pay.
Adding Cards to the Apple Watch
- To add a card to your Apple Watch, open the Watch app on your iPhone. Go to the My Clock tab and select the watch you want to use with Apple Pay. Touch Wallet & Apple Pay> Add Card.
- You may be asked to set up a passcode. You can opt for a simple four-digit passcode or unlock the watch with your iPhone as long as you wear it. A data clear switch clears your watch after 10 incorrect passcode attempts. Wrist recognition locks your watch when you are not wearing it to protect your data.
- Follow the instructions on the screen to add your card, or enter the security code for the card you already use in iTunes. Adding a new card to your watch essentially follows the steps for your iPhone described above. The app stores your card number and asks for expiration date and security code.
- The card check sheet is displayed. You can call your bank to complete the process, or finish the exam later.
- In some cases, your bank may need more information. To check the check Call Bank and tap Next . Once your information has been verified, tap Next to complete the setup process. You will be notified that your card is now ready for your watch.
Using Reward Cards
You can also add different reward cards to the Wallet app for Apple Pay. Instead of choosing Add Credit or Debit Card you want to add it as one of your passports instead. Once added, you can automatically view it in a store by opening the Wallet app, tapping the map and the " i " icon and enabling auto-selection
if you have If you have trouble adding a card to one of your devices, restart the device. Then make sure the latest version of iOS, WatchOS or MacOS is running. Also, consider removing the card and adding it again.
Using Apple Pay in Apps
More and more apps are accepting Apple Pay. You'll know if you can use the service if you see the button at check-out or if Apple Pay is one of the optional payment methods.
- To check out, tap the checkout button or simply select Apple Pay as your preferred method of payment from checkout method.
- If you want to pay with another card, simply tap the> icon next to your default card.
- Hold your finger on Touch ID on your iPhone or iPad to confirm the payment. In the Apple Watch, double-click the side button. When the payment process is completed, the same confirmation Done and a check mark appears.
Using Apple Pay in Business
It's easy to spot retailers who accept Apple Pay. Apple Pay stores have a logo on the door or checkout next to the contactless reader. To use Apple Pay in stores, your iPhone or Apple Watch must be available. You can pay with your passcode if you have not set up a Touch ID.
- If you have an iPhone with a Touch ID, place your finger on the Touch ID scanner and hold the phone at a distance of 2.5 cm from the reader until you see Done and a check mark. To use another card, tap the default card if it appears before you authenticate with the face ID.
- For iPhone X and later models, double-click the page button and look at your phone. Keep your phone near the contactless reader until you see Done and a check mark. To use another card, hold your phone near the reader without touching your finger on Touch ID. When your card is displayed, you can tap it to exchange it for another card in your wallet. Once your card is selected, place your finger on Touch ID to complete the payment.
- To pay with your Apple Watch, double-click the side button and hold the clock near the reader until the word appears. and the check mark. To change the cards in the Apple Watch, double-click the side key before holding it near the reader. When your default map is displayed, swipe left or right to switch maps. Keep your watch near the reader to complete the payment.
When prompted to choose between credit or debit, choose Credit. If you are asked for the last four digits of the card, use your device account number instead. To find this on your iPhone, open the Wallet app, select your card and tap the "i" icon. Open the Watch app on your iPhone for the Apple Watch, and then tap Wallet & Apple Pay > Your card .
Using Apple Pay in Safari
Using Apple Pay in Safari is easy, but you still need an iPhone, iPad, or Mac that supports this feature ,
Making a payment with an iPhone, iPad or MacBook Pro with Touch ID
- Tap the Apple Pay or Buy with Apple Pay .
- Check your billing, shipping and other information. To use another map on an iPhone or iPad, tap> next to the selected map. To use another card in the MacBook Pro, press the up or down arrows next to the current card.
- When you are ready to confirm and pay for the purchase: Place your finger on the Touch ID Scanner on the iPhone and iPad. When the payment is accepted, Done and a check mark appears. The MacBook Pro gives you instructions that you need to follow on the touch bar. Place your finger on the Touch ID sensor as on an iOS device. If the Touch ID is off, tap the Apple Pay icon. This will display steps to enable the feature. When your payment is complete, a familiar message and a check mark will appear.
Paying with a Mac
This, apart from a few small details, almost matches the use of Apple Pay on a MacBook Pro.
- Sign in to the same iCloud account as your iPhone, iPad, or Apple Watch.
- Turn on Bluetooth for your Mac to use any credit or debit card that has been added to your iOS device or Apple Watch.
- Tap Buy With Click the Apple Pay or Apple Pay button and then review your data or change the maps as you would on a MacBook Pro.
- To pay, place your finger on the Touch ID sensor on your iPhone or double-click on the Apple Watch on the side button. After successful payment, you will receive a message and a check mark.
Reviewing the Transaction History
You can check your recent transactions by opening the Wallet app. Initially, only the last transaction with a map will be displayed. To see more, tap the map and the "i" icon, followed by the Transactions tab.