I love using Apple Pay to buy stuff but, often, when I use my iPhone at a cafe or in the cafeteria, I hear from someone nearby: "I didn't know you could do that! Apple Pay has been around since , and it allows you to buy things by tapping your iPhone at a checkout terminal. These terminals are all over the place: Coffee shops, gas stations, retailers and even some public transit lines. You don't have to take out your credit card card. It's even a great backup if you accidentally left your wallet in the car. And all you need is an iPhone 6 or newer.
Find places that accept Apple Pay
Pay for apps or within apps
It's now easier to make larger Google Pay transactions where you live. Learn more. Google Help. Help Center Google Pay.
iPhone User Guide
Learn how to easily and securely pay with Apple Pay in stores, restaurants, within apps, on the web, and more. Pay in stores. Pay within apps. Pay on the web. Use a rewards card. Ride transit. Transaction history. Depending on the store and transaction amount , you might need to sign a receipt or enter your PIN. Simply look for the logo on your card in Wallet. Look for one of these buttons in apps.
Subscriber Account active since. Free subscriber-exclusive audiobook! It's a feature that lets you use your device to make purchases without taking out your wallet, purse, credit card, or cash. There are a number of competing mobile payment systems — notably, Google Pay and Samsung Pay for Android devices — but Apple Pay has become very common, now accepted at most top US retailers and two out of three stores. If you plan to use Apple Pay with more than one device, such as your Apple Watch or iPad, you need to set it up separately on each one. If you add multiple cards to your Apple Wallet, you can specify which one you want to use by default when making a purchase.