How to set up Apple Pay on iPhone/iPad

Apple Pay is a great feature on iPhone/ iPad. It helps you make in-store purchases, and online purchases more easily with just a tap of the Home button and then a scan of your fingerprint. All you have to do is set it up then use it.

  1. How to add a card for Apple Pay on iPhone/iPad
  • On your Home screen, open the Wallet app
  • Tap on the ‘+’ button on the top right corner of your screen.
  • Tap on Next on the screen.


  • Enter, or scan with the camera, your credit or debit card information.
  • Tap on Next on the Card Details screen.
  • Type in the card’s expiration date and the security code


  • Tap Next
  • Tap Agree to accept the terms and conditions
  • Touch Agree


  • After you select your verification method, Tap on Next
  • Tap Enter Code, then enter the verification code sent to you.


  • Tap on Next
  • Finally, tap on Done


If you want to add more credit or debit cards, just repeat these steps above.


  1. How to confirm a card for Apple Pay


Each bank has a different procedure when it authorizes your card for Apple Pay.

If your bank has a payment app for mobile banking, for instance, you use the app to confirm your card.


  1. How to change the default card for Apple Pay


Apple Pay allows you use different types of credit and debit cards, so you can easily switch among them when doing a transaction. However, the credit or debit card is always fast and easy to use, so you can make that card for the default.

  • Launch the Settings app on your iPhone/iPad.
  • Tap on Wallet & Apple Pay
  • Tap on Default Card
  • Select the card you want to set as the default.


  1. How to remove a card from Apple Pay


You can easily add any your supported credit and debit cards to Apple Pay. If, however, for some reasons you want to cancel, or change a card, you will need to remove it. Luckily, Apple helps you do that without difficulties.


  • Open the Settings app on your Home screen
  • Tap on Wallet & Apple Pay
  • Select the credit card you would like to delete.
  • Tap on Remove Card


The cards you removed will not be available for use with Apple Pay on your device.


Although Apple Pay works on an individual device, you will have to remove that particular card from every device linking with your credit cards. Moreover, you can also remove all your linked cards from a specific device remotely via

  1. How to troubleshoot Apple Pay


If you are having trouble with Apple Pay not accepting your card, the simplest fix is to re-enter in your information.

If you are in the worst case, you should call for your card supplier. For example, when I try to set up a card, but the verification code is not sent to your phone number, you will have to manually retrieve it through the phone system.

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