Commonwealth Bank allows for Apple Pay The bank's iPhone-using customers can now remove that PayTag sticker Commonwealth Bank had previously been touting as sufficient. The Commonwealth Bank of Australia announced on Wednesday that it is extending the deployment of Apple Pay to holders of business cards. The yellow and black bank praised Apple Pay as being "an easy, secure, and private way to pay that's fast and convenient". After boycotting Apple Pay in mid-2016, CBA reversed its stance in December when it announced that it would be supporting Apple Pay for personal customers. The bank said on Wednesday that since that reversal, it has seen mobile payments increase by 400%. "We are extending Apple Pay to business customers because they asked for it, and it's part of our commitment to listen to our customers, put their needs first, and take action to become a simpler, better bank," CBA executive general manager of business customer solutions Clive van Horen said. "Delivering … [Read more...] about Commonwealth Bank expands Apple Pay to business cards
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caption Adding Apple Pay to your Apple Watch makes contactless purchases easy. source Apple Apple Watch allows you to do many things without having to take out your iPhone (like peeking at notifications, sending quick text responses, and dismissing iPhone alarms), and using Apple Pay is one of them. Here’s how it’s done. First, set up Apple Pay on your Apple Watch You can add credit, debit, and prepaid cards to Apple Watch. 1. Open the Watch app for iPhone. Go to the My Watch tab. 2. Tap “Wallet & Apple Pay.” caption Tap “Wallet & Apple Pay.” source Abigail Abesamis/Business Insider 3. Tap Add Card, then Continue. 4. For cards that have already been added to your iPhone, you’ll be prompted to enter the card’s security code to add it to Apple Watch. For completely new cards, you can have the information entered via a photo by positioning your card inside a square on the screen or by entering in … [Read more...] about How to use Apple Pay on an Apple Watch with your debit or credit card
Apple Card is Apple's first branded credit card, built on its Apple Pay service and the Wallet app. It's a revolutionary product with arguably some of the best consumer-centric features for rewards, money management, and privacy to ever grace the financial services market. That said, you may already have a credit card that you get a lot of value from, and don't feel the need for yet another credit card. So, can you still use your other bank card with Apple Pay? The answer is yes, of course you can! You can continue to use all of the debit and credit cards that you added to Apple Pay at all the same merchants that you know and love, and Apple is still expanding Apple Pay to cover more banks and card providers every day. Apple Pay Cash Update There is one credit card feature that Apple has announced it is removing from other credit cards, and that is the ability to send person-to-person payments using a credit card through Apple Pay Cash. Using a credit card to send a person-to-person … [Read more...] about Do I need Apple Card to use Apple Pay?
At a typically glitzy launch event in Cupertino on Monday, Apple debuted the Apple Card, a new credit card offering in collaboration with Goldman Sachs and Mastercard. Apple claims it will resolve many consumer frustrations with current credit cards: the card will be simple to sign up for, there won't be any fees, and it will be easy to redeem rewards. The company also firmly asserts that Apple Card “transforms the entire credit card experience by … providing a new level of privacy and security.” But you don't need to wait until Apple Card comes out this summer to experience its touted security features. All you need to do is use Apple Pay, and whatever credit card you already own. "Nothing really changes with the Apple Card," says Avivah Litan, vice president of research at the analysis and advisory firm Gartner. "It's pretty genius actually. They already have the whole Apple Pay infrastructure built and tremendous adoption now across the world, so this is a … [Read more...] about Want Apple Card’s Security Benefits? Just Use Apple Pay
One of the easiest ways to use Apple Watch on the fly is from your Apple Watch. To add new debit or credit cards to your watch for this purchase, follow these instructions. How to set up and add cards to Apple Pay for Apple Watch To use Apple Pay and make a payment on Apple Watch, your bank needs to support the payment service. You can find the latest information on participating Apple Pay banks through the Apple support website. You can also follow the directions to add new cards to confirm whether your bank supports the protocol. Open the Watch app on your iPhone. Tap the My Watch tab. Tap Wallet & Apple Pay. Tap Add Card under Payment Cards. Tap Continue. Tap Enter Card Details Manually or hold your iPhone over your credit card to scan the information. Add your card's Security Code. Tap Next. Tap Add. Tap Confirm to confirm the terms and conditions for your bank. Tap Text Message, Email, or Call to send yourself a verification message. Tap Next. Enter the Verification code … [Read more...] about How to set up and and start using Apple Pay on Apple Watch