”Apple Pay” is a secure, simple and elegant payment system designed to transform online shopping. Apple Pay was first introduced back in 2014 and with the passage of time, the system is implemented and compatible with too many devices and apps.
Compatible devices (iPhone In stores, within apps, and on the web in Safari*)
Within apps and on the web in Safari
- iPad Pro (12.9-inch), iPad Pro (9.7-inch)
- iPad Air 2, iPad mini 4, iPad mini 3
Mac (On the web in Safari)
- MacBook Pro with Touch ID
- A Mac model introduced in 2012 or later with an Apple Pay-enabled iPhone or Apple Watch
Apple Watch (In stores and within apps, paired with iPhone 5 and later*)
Apple Watch (1st generation), Apple Watch Series 1, Apple Watch Series 2.
Apple Pay supports many major credit and debit cards providers and US banks. The company is working to add more banks to support Apple Pay. Click here to check the available banks’ list. Stores and restaurants like Subway, Disney, Nike, Walgreens, Bloomingdales, Babies-R-Us, Duane Reade, Macy’s, McDonalds, BestBuy, Petco,Toys-R-Us, Whole Foods and tons of more accept Apple Pay.
To create Apple Pay account, open Wallet > tap Add Credit or Debit Card. Enter your visa or master card details. Tap next, and your card will be verified by your bank. After verification is done tap Next and you will be able to use Apple Pay. You can also register through your bank’s own app.
2. How to use Apple Pay:
Hold your iPhone near the contactless card reader, the picture of your card will appear on the screen. Then, just halt your finger on the Touch ID sensor. Don’t press the Home button yet and wait for the confirmation of your fingerprint, the biometric authorization makes it even more secure. If you want to use a different card, tap the one on screen and choose another.
3. In-app purchases
Using Apple Pay in an app is very simple, just tap on the ‘Buy with Apple Pay’ button, review your payment details, then put your finger on the Touch ID sensor to complete the transaction.
4. Pay with Apple Watch
Apple Pay is also compatible with Apple Watch. To pay for any product just open the Apple Watch app on iPhone and tap My Watch.
Next, tap Passbook & Apple Pay > Add Credit or Debit Card, tap next > Enter your card details and then tap Next.
To use Apple Pay with your Watch, double-click the side button, then hold your Watch’s face to the card reader until you hear a tone and feel a slight pulse, which confirms the transaction was completed.