Do you know what you can do with the Apple Wallet app on your iPhone? Apple Wallet for short, also known as Apple Passbook. Apple soon realized that the only reasonable name for it was Wallet. That’s because it can store digital versions of the same sort of things that you might put in a physical wallet. Such as credit and debit cards, store cards, coupon, boarding passes, membership cards, transportation tickets, and even cash (well, Apple Pay Cash, anyway).
Almost all airlines can put your boarding passes in Wallet. If you buy something online like a concert ticket, Apple Pay makes you able to add it to Wallet by tapping the “Add to Apple Wallet” button in the confirmation page or email. Having a boarding pass or ticket in your iPhone, in Wallet makes it easy to scan for a gate attendant.
Are you worried about how to use Apple pay Virtual card and Apple Cash Card? Here, we gonna discuss how to use cash and passes in Wallet.
If you’re an iPhone or Android user, you can store most, in your smartphone, including your passes and even your credit cards!
On iPhones, Wallet app comes with the operating system and costs you nothing. If you have an iPhone, then you can see it’s already there. Go on, take a look?
Simple Step-by-Step Guide for Apple Wallet app
If you open the Apple Wallet app, you’ll see there are two categories to add cards: pay and passes. Click the ‘+’ button, which is available next to pay or passes. It will bring you through the process to add your loyalty cards, point’s cards, credit cards, and debit cards. It will also allow you to scan them in! Though you’re going to find that most of your loyalty “passes” will need to be added another way. Here’s how:
- Explore the app store for the loyalty program you’re looking to add to your Apple Wallet. For demonstration purposes, you can use Shoppers Optimum points.
- Download and install the Shoppers app in your phone and go through the account set up.
- Once you set up your account, then you can add your Optimum member card. After this, you’ll see an icon on the screen that says, “Add to Passbook.” If you click that, your card will be added to your Apple Wallet.
- You can repeat the same process for all your loyalty points’ cards. Some apps will give the option “Add to Wallet,” and others might give “Add to Passbook,” but they both do the same thing.
Apple Pay Virtual card will help you in online purchase while Apple Cash Card is primarily a digital card that lives in the Wallet app in the cardholder iPhone. Apple pay cash is free, while a 3% fee applies to credit card transactions.
Maybe most of the iPhone users are working on their credit building, so they may probably want to add in their credit card, too. Luckily, it’s even more accessible. Just click the “+” button, and the Apple Wallet app will allow you to scan your credit card using your iPhone’s camera.
Adding your credit card or your debit card will enable you to use Wallet and Apple Pay. Although not all retailers have the tech to accept payment in that way. Even so, not having to carry around all those points’ cards anymore is going to seriously thin out your physical wallet. Hope this article will help you to understand how you can reduce the thickness of your physical wallet with the help of Wallet app on your iPhone.