- Setting up Apple Pay
- Using Apple Pay
- Troubleshooting Apple Pay
Wondering how to use Apple Pay? Here’s a quick guide on how to add your credit or debit card to the Wallet app use apple pay for your next purchase.
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Setting up Apple Pay
Apple Pay is a mobile payment and digital wallet service by Apple Inc. that lets users make payments in person, in iOS apps, and on the web. It’s easy to set up and you can start using it right away to make purchases.
Open the Settings app on your iPhone
Open the Settings app on your iPhone, then tap “Wallet & Apple Pay.”
Tap “Add Card” and use your iPhone’s camera to capture your card information. You can also enter the information manually.
If you’re asked to, enter the card security code.
Tap Next, then follow the instructions on your screen to verify your billing, shipping, and contact information.
Tap Wallet & Apple Pay
To set up Apple Pay on your iPhone, open the Wallet app and tap the “+” sign. From there, you will be prompted to either use your camera to capture your credit or debit card information, or you can manually enter it. If you choose to use your camera, simply line up your card within the on-screen viewfinder. You may be asked to verify your card with a security code before adding it to Apple Pay.
If you prefer to manually enter your card information, start by tapping “Enter Card Details Manually.” You will then be asked to fill in the cardholder’s name, the card number, the expiration date, and the security code found on the back of the card. Once you have entered all of this information, tap “Next.”
You will then be given the option to receive real-time notifications of your spending activity as well as see a summary of your recent transactions directly in the Wallet app. If you would like to receive these notifications, simply tap “Turn On” next to each one. Otherwise, tap “Not Now” at the bottom of the screen.
Tap Add Credit or Debit Card
Open the Settings app, then tap Wallet & Apple Pay.
Tap Add Credit or Debit Card, then use your camera to enter your card information or type it manually. You might need to enter the security code that’s printed on your card. If you see a message that says your bank needs additional information to verify your card, follow their instructions.
If you have an iPhone 6 or later, and you’re using iOS 10.3 or later, you can add multiple cards to Wallet and choose a default card for Apple Pay purchases in stores, apps, and on the web.
Using Apple Pay
Apple Pay is a convenient and secure way to make purchases with your iPhone, iPad, apple watch You use apple pay in stores, in apps, and on websites. Here’s how to get started.
use apple pay you need an iPhone 6 or later or apple watch To pay in stores with Face ID, you need an iPhone X or later. You also need to set up Apple Pay on your device. If you have questions about Apple Pay, contact your financial institution.
You use apple pay in stores that accept contactless payments. You can also use it in certain apps and on websites in Safari.
To pay in stores with Touch ID, double-click the Home button and hold the top of your device near the contactless reader. You might need to sign a receipt or enter your PIN.
To pay with Face ID, double-click the Side button and hold the top of your device near the contactless reader. Look at your iPhone to authenticate with Face ID, then hold it near the reader to pay. To confirm the payment, place your finger on Touch ID or enter your passcode on devices without Touch ID.
Choose the card you want to use
To add a credit, debit, or prepaid card to Wallet, tap the plus sign .
If you’re asked to add the card that you use with apple id cards on other devices, or cards that you’ve recently removed, choose them, then enter the card security code.
Tapping Add Credit or Debit Card also allows you to use your iPhone camera to enter the card information. Or, if you have an iPhone with Face ID, double-click the side button and hold the top of your iPhone near the contactless reader.
Hold your iPhone near the contactless reader
Apple Pay is easy and works with the iPhone 6, 6s, 7, and SE. With Apple Pay, you can use your iPhone to pay securely and easily at over a million store locations across the United States and within apps — with a single touch.
To pay in stores with your iPhone, hold it near the contactless reader with your finger on Touch ID. You don’t even need to wake your iPhone or open an app. You can also use Wallet to quickly pay for sudden expenses or pay down your credit card balance. Learn more about what you can do with Wallet.
If your iPhone is locked when you hold it near the reader, tap it to wake and unlock it, then hold it near the reader again.
Troubleshooting Apple Pay
If you’re having trouble using Apple Pay, make sure that you’re using the latest version of the Apple Pay app and that your iPhone is running the latest version of iOS. You also need to make sure that you’re using a compatible iPhone. If you’re still having trouble, try restarting your iPhone.
Check that you’re using a supported device
With Apple Pay, you can use your iPhone, iPad, Apple Watch, or Mac to pay in stores, in apps, and on the web. And you can send and receive money from friends and family right in Messages.
Before you can use Apple Pay to pay in stores or in apps, you need to set up Apple Pay on your device. If you’re using a supported card from a participating issuer, you might need to sign in to your card’s issuer app to verify your card. Then follow these instructions:
On iPhone 8 or later or iPhone SE (2nd generation), double-click the Side button. On iPhone 7 or earlier, triple-click the Home button. Then authenticate with Face ID or Touch ID. Or enter your passcode.
On iPad with Face ID, double-click the Top button. On iPad with Touch ID or no Face ID, triple-click the Home button. Then authenticate with Touch ID or enter your passcode.
On Apple Watch Series 3 (GPS + Cellular) and later, raise your wrist to wake your watch. Or press the Side button. Then authenticate with Face ID or Touch ID3; or enter your passcode.
On Mac models with Touch Bar and macOS Mojave 10.14 or later:
Position your finger on the Touch ID sensor on the right side of Touch Bar at the top of your keyboard (on MacBook Pro) or on trackpad (on other Mac models). Or press Shift-Option-Command (⌘)-3 (on MacBook Air and MacBook Pro keyboards with function keys)4 to access Siri, then say what you need. With macOS Catalina 10.15 and later: Press Shift-Option-Command (⌘)-5 on your keyboard to see all controls on the Touch Bar, then tap . Or click trackpad with three fingers5; then click .
Check that you’re using a supported card
First, check to make sure that you’re using a card that’s compatible with Apple Pay. If you’re not sure, contact your card issuer.
Next, make sure that you’re using the latest version of iOS. To do this, go to Settings > General > About. If there’s an update available, tap Install Now.
If you’re still having trouble, try restarting your device. To do this, hold down the power button until the “slide to power off” slider appears. Once your device has turned off, press the power button again to turn it back on.
Check that you’re in a supported country or region
Apple Pay is currently available in the United States, UK, Canada, Australia, Singapore, Switzerland, Hong Kong, France, Russia, Japan, New Zealand, Brazil, and Ukraine.