Add your credit card to your iPhone®, Apple Watch®, iPad® or Mac® and pay simply and securely at over a million merchants online, in apps and in stores.
Reasons to use Apple Pay®
Whether you’re paying on the web or on-the-go, Apple Pay uses a device-specific number and unique transaction code. Your full card number is never stored on your device or on Apple servers, and it can’t be shared with merchants.
To pay with Face ID®, double-click the side button, glance at your screen, then hold iPhone near the reader. For Touch ID®, hold your iPhone near the reader with your finger on Touch ID. On Apple Watch, double-click the side button and hold Apple Watch up to the reader.
Apple Pay is the easier, safer way to pay in stores, in apps, and on the web. Apple Pay works wherever you see these symbols:
1. Get ready
You just need your credit card and Apple device. All of our consumer and small business cards are now compatible with Apple Pay. The Wallet app is included with the latest iOS.
2. Add your card
Open the Wallet app and tap the plus sign in the upper right corner. Enter your card’s security code. Or use the device’s camera to capture card information.
3. How to pay
Authorize payment on the iPhone with a glance at your screen or with your fingerprint, holding your phone near the reader. If you are using an Apple Watch, double click the side button and hold your watch near the reader.
Answers to the top questions
Apple Pay is accepted by millions of merchants: in stores including grocery stores, restaurants and boutiques; in many apps; and on participating websites (using Safari on your Mac). Use Apple Pay wherever you see one of these symbols:
Learn more about using ApplePay.
Yes. When you make a purchase, Apple Pay uses a device-specific number and a unique transaction code. Your full card number is never stored on your device or on Apple servers, and it can’t be shared with merchants. Apple Pay doesn’t keep transaction information that can be tied back to you, ensuring all purchases are private.
Simply hold your iPhone near the contactless reader with your finger on Touch ID®. On the Apple Watch, double-click the side button and hold it up to the contactless reader.
American Express®, Mastercard®, and Visa® are all compatible with Apple Pay.