Latest Guide on how to set-up Apple Pay

Isn’t just for mobile payments but it can be used also in iPad, iPod Touch, Mac and even the Apple Watch.

Here’s what you need to use Apple Pay in supported regions:

  • Your eligible device
  • A supported card from a participating card issuer
  • The latest version of iOS, watchOS, or macOS
  • An Apple ID signed in to the cloud
Apple Pay

Add card on your iPhone

  1. Go to your Wallet app
  2. If you’re asked to add the card that you use with your Apple ID, cards on other devices, or cards that you’ve recently removed, choose them, then enter the card security codes. You might be required to download an app from your bank or card issuer to add a card to Wallet. In China mainland, you might be required to create or update a 6-digit passcode.
  3. Tap Next. Your bank or card issuer will verify your information and decide if you can use your card with Apple Pay. If your bank or issuer needs more information to verify your card, they’ll ask you for it. When you have the information, go back to Wallet and tap your card.
  4. After your bank or issuer verifies your card, tap Next. Then start using Apple Pay.

Add a card on your iPad

  1. Go to Settings > Wallet & Apple Pay.
  2. Tap Add Card.
  3. Follow the steps to add a new card. If you’re asked to add the card that you use with your Apple ID, cards on other devices, or cards that you’ve recently removed, choose them, then enter the card security codes.
  4. Tap Next. Your bank or card issuer will verify your information and decide if you can use your card with Apple Pay. If your bank or issuer needs more information to verify your card, they’ll ask you for it. When you have the information, go back to Settings > Wallet & Apple Pay and tap your card.
  5. After your bank or issuer verifies your card, tap Next. Then start using Apple Pay.

Add a card on your Apple Watch

  1. Open the Apple Watch app on your iPhone, and go to the My Watch tab. If you have multiple watches, choose one.
  2. Tap Wallet & Apple Pay.
  3. Follow the steps to add a card.6To add a new card, tap Add Card. If you’re asked to add the card that you use with your Apple ID, cards on other devices, or cards that you’ve recently removed, choose them, then enter the card security codes. In China mainland, you might be required to create or update a 6-digit passcode.
  4. Tap Next. Your bank or card issuer will verify your information and decide if you can use your card with Apple Pay. If your bank or issuer needs more information to verify your card, they’ll ask you for it. When you have the information, go back to Wallet & Apple Pay and tap your card.
  5. After your bank or issuer verifies your card, tap Next. Then start using Apple Pay.

Add a card on your Mac

 To add a card to Apple Pay, you need a Mac model with Touch ID. On Mac models without built-in Touch ID, you can complete your purchase using Apple Pay on your eligible iPhone or Apple Watch: On your iPhone, go to Settings > Wallet & Apple Pay and turn on Allow Payments on Mac.

Here’s how to add a card to your Mac model with Touch ID:

  1. On your Mac model with Touch ID, go to System Preferences > Wallet & Apple Pay.
  2. Tap Add Card.
  3. Follow the steps to add a new card. If you’re asked to add the card that you use with your Apple ID, just enter its security code.
  4. Tap Next. Your bank or card issuer will verify your information and decide if you can add your card to Apple Pay. If your bank or issuer needs more information to verify your card, they’ll ask you for it. When you have the information, go back to System Preferences > Wallet & Apple Pay and tap your card.
  5. After your bank or issuer verifies your card, tap Next. Then start using Apple Pay.

What’s next

After you add your cards to each of your devices, you can start using Apple Pay: