Are you fed up taking out your physical (credit or debit) card every time you’re going to do a payment? For those who have an iPhone, iPad, Mac or Apple watch, it’s not that hard to proceed your payments as it is just a simple task on iDevices. Now you may wonder what is the specialty of iDevices. It’s all about Apple Pay I’m talking. Apple Pay is the easiest way to proceed your payments and you’ll be surprised from its usage. Just continue reading this article and you can gain all the necessary information about Apple Pay.
What is Apple Pay?
Apple Pay is a mobile payment method and also a digital wallet introduced by the Apple Inc. with the purpose of making payments in iOS apps, in person, and on the web. So, anyone who owns an iPhone, iPad, Apple watch or Mac can easily proceed your payments by using Apple Pay. This does not require any specific contactless payment terminals as it can work with the existing contactless terminals which sounds easy for you to do your payments.
When you pay by Apple Pay you can pay and get paid by just navigating into your Messages or by asking Siri. There’s no any app is required to download for this payment method and you can straightly use your cards in the Wallet. Now with Apple Pay, you can send money for your children in the college for their needs, pay the bills in the shops, pay a babysitter or anything from or to anywhere, even across the countries.
Whenever you’re paid money from someone it will be added to the Pay Cash card in the Wallet app. And money on your Wallet app can be used to make purchases in apps, stores or on the web. If you need some money for your bank account, you can even proceed that by transferring your Apple Pay cash balance into your bank account.
Compatible devices of Apple Pay
- iPhone 6, 6 Plus
- iPhone 6S, 6S Plus
- iPhone 7, 7 Plus
- iPhone 8, 8 Plus
- iPhone X
- iPhone SE
- iPad Air 2
- iPad Pro
- Apple Watch
Uses of Apple Pay
You can use Apple Pay to purchase all kinds of paid apps you’re going buy for your iDevice. Even there is the possibility to pay your delivery boy for delivering a pizza or a pair of sneakers. All you have to do is just single touch. When you’re proceeding the online payments on the web in Safari, you can use this amazing payment method without creating any accounts or filling out long forms.
How to set up Apple Pay?
- Open the Wallet app
- Tap on the blue color plus mark
- Put your card right inside the frame and allow it to scan the card
- Then follow bank instructions and your card is in the Wallet app
How to send and receive money with Apple Pay?
- Open a Message conversation
- Tap on app store button and then on Pay button
- Enter the amount you want to send
- Approve with the Touch ID or with Face ID on iPhone X
- Money will arrive instantly at the receiver’s device and find it on Pay Cash in the Wallet App