Apple Pay is a reliable and secure feature for those who want to centralize as many features as possible on their smartphone. If you use an iPhone or an Apple Watch, NextPit shows you in this tutorial how to configure Apple Pay to pay without contact.
Apple Pay is linked to Apple Wallet, which becomes even more efficient with each new version. With iOS 15, for example, Wallet was enriched with the possibility of storing identity cards and driving licenses in certain American states. With iOS 16, Apple also introduced an exciting new feature for Apple Pay called Apple Pay Later, which gives you the option to pay with Apple Pay in four interest-free installments.
With so many features packed into a single service, the trend is to integrate as many payment cards, plane or concert tickets, and even ID cards as possible with Apple Wallet. With the iPhone in your pocket or the Apple Watch on your wrist, contactless payment is extremely convenient.
So whether you’ve just bought a new iPhone or are setting up a new debit or credit card in Wallet, see how easy it is to set up Apple Pay from your iPhone and get the convenience of online transactions. using only your smartphone. But before you do, make sure your credit card can be added to Apple Pay by checking the list of Apple Pay partner banks.
How to set up Apple Pay on your iPhone
The first thing you need to do is install Apple Pay on your iPhone. Then follow these instructions to set up Apple Pay:
- Open theWallet app on your iPhone
- Push the button “+” in the upper right corner
- Press on Continue on the Apple Pay setup screen
- Choose the type of card you want to add to Apple Pay: credit or debit card, or Apple Card
- Follow these steps to add a new card. There you can scan the front of your card with the iPhone camera or manually enter the card details (card name and number). Then press Next
- Now enter the expiry date and the security code of the card, then press Next
- Read and accept the terms and conditions
- Select a verification method (email, text, or call) and enter the verification code when prompted. Then click on Next
- Your bank or card issuer will verify your information and once your card is verified, press Next to start using Apple Pay
If you want to set up Apple Pay on your iPad, Apple Watch, or Mac, the process is pretty similar, but the first steps may vary. Also be aware that the first card you add to your wallet will become your default card for payments. In the video below, you can see how easy it is to set up Apple Pay on your iPhone:
Once Apple Pay is set up, you can easily make purchases using only your iPhone to checkout. To do this, you will need to use Face ID or your passcode. To confirm payment via Apple Pay, you will also need to double-click the side button.
If you’re using Apple Pay on an Apple Watch, just double-click the side button. Since Apple Pay can also be used on a Mac, Touch ID will be required if you want to make a purchase through your computer.
So how often do you use Apple Pay to make payments?