Apple Wallet, formerly known as Passbook, is a built-in app in your iPhone that allows you to store your boarding passes, event tickets, store cards, coupons, and more in one place. If you’re new to using Apple Wallet, or you’ve never heard of it before, here’s a quick guide on how to open and start using Apple Wallet on your iPhone.
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How to open Apple Wallet on your iPhone
Apple Wallet is a digital version of your physical wallet that stores your credit and debit cards, loyalty cards, and other passes. You can use Apple Wallet to make purchases in stores, in apps, and online.
To open Apple Wallet on your iPhone, tap the Wallet app icon. If you don’t see the Wallet app on your iPhone, tap the App Store app icon, then tap the Search tab and type “wallet” into the search bar. Tap GET next to the Wallet app when it appears in the search results.
Once you open the Wallet app, you can view your stored cards and passes by tapping on them. To add a new card or pass to Apple Wallet, tap the plus sign (+) in the upper right corner.
How to open Apple Wallet on your iPad
Apple Wallet (formerly Passbook) is a mobile app included with the iOS operating system that allows users to store Wallet-passes, meaning coupons, boarding passes, student ID cards, event tickets, movie tickets, public transportation tickets, store cards, and – starting with iOS 8.1 – credit cards for use with Apple Pay.
To open the Apple Wallet on your iPad:
1. From the home screen, tap the Wallet app.
If you can’t find the Wallet app on your home screen, swipe down from the center of the screen to open Spotlight search. Type “Wallet” into the search field. Tap the Wallet app icon to open it.
2. If you have multiple passes stored in your Apple Wallet, you’ll see them all displayed on the main screen. To view a specific pass, tap on it.
How to open Apple Wallet on your iPod touch
Assuming you’re referring to the Wallet app on your iPod touch, you can find it on one of your Home screens. The Wallet app icon is typically located next to the Safari icon, although its position may vary depending on how you have customized your device.
To open the Wallet app:
1. Locate the Wallet app icon on one of your Home screens.
2. Tap the Wallet app icon.
3. The Wallet app will now open and you can begin using it.
How to open Apple Wallet on your Mac
If you have a Mac with Touch ID, you can use Apple Wallet to make purchases with your Apple ID and credit or debit cards stored in iCloud. You can also use Wallet on your Mac to store boarding passes, concert tickets, coupons, student ID cards, and more.
Here’s how to open Wallet on your Mac:
1. Click the Finder icon in the Dock.
2. Click Applications in the Finder sidebar.
3. Double-click Wallet.
4. If prompted, enter your Apple ID password or Touch ID.
How to open Apple Wallet on your Apple Watch
To open Wallet on your Apple Watch, tap the Wallet app icon . If you’ve added cards to Wallet, you might be asked to sign in with your passcode or Touch ID.
How to open Apple Wallet on your iCloud account
Assuming that you have already added your credit or debit card to Apple Wallet, you can open the app by tapping the Wallet icon on your Home screen. If you have not yet added a card to Wallet, you will be prompted to do so when you first open the app.
Once you’re in the Wallet app, you can view your current balance and transaction history for each of your cards. You can also use the app to pay for purchases at merchants that accept Apple Pay.
To pay for a purchase, hold your iPhone near the contactless reader with your finger on Touch ID. You will see your default card ‘s information populate the reader. If you want to pay with a different card, tap on the default card and select another card from your list of available cards.
How to open Apple Wallet on your Windows PC
Do you have an Apple Wallet? Here’s how to open it on your Windows PC:
1. Go to the Start menu and search for “Apple Wallet.”
2. Click on the “Apple Wallet” app to open it.
3. Enter your Apple ID and password when prompted.
4. Your Apple Wallet will now be open on your Windows PC!
How to open Apple Wallet on your Android device
Apple Wallet is a mobile application that allows iOS users to store their credit cards, debit cards, coupons, boarding passes, and more in one place. The app can be used to make purchases at participating stores and online retailers. Android users can also access their Apple Wallet by downloading the app from the Google Play Store.
How to open Apple Wallet on your web browser
If you’re using an iPhone, open Apple Wallet by tapping the Wallet app icon . If you don’t see Wallet, tap Edit and then drag the Wallet app to your home screen.
Open Safari and go to a webpage that offers Apple Pay. For example, go to apple.com/pay.
Tap , then tap Use Touch ID or Use Face ID.
If you’re asked to sign in with your Apple ID, enter your password, then tap Done.
Double-click the side button and hold your iPhone near the contactless reader.
How to open Apple Wallet on your third-party device
Assuming you have an iPhone and are running iOS 8 or later, you can open Wallet by double-clicking the Home button and then selecting the Wallet app from your home screen. If you’re using a passcode, you’ll need to enter it at this point.
Third-party devices that support Apple Wallet will generally have a specific Wallet icon somewhere on the device. Tapping this will open Wallet as normal.