Over 85% of retailers – more than two million stores – nationwide accept Apple Pay as a payment method, both in-person and online! One prominent Apple Pay-friendly retailer is Amazon. The e-commerce giant allows you to shop and pay conveniently using Apple Pay. But how do you use Apple Pay on Amazon? We’ll walk you through the steps in a moment, and show you the reasons to use Apple Pay.
How To Use Apple Pay On Amazon: Step-by-Step
Using Apple Pay as a payment method on Amazon is pretty simple. We’ve included photos so you can know what to do at each step. Also, for the sake of this guide, we’re using the Amazon and Wallet apps on an iPhone XR. The same steps should work with an iPad, but the process might look slightly different on a larger screen. Now, here’s how to check out using Apple Pay on Amazon.
Step One: Set Up Apple Card
Firstly, you’ll want to have your Apple Card information handy. Apple Card is a credit card that typically works with Apple Pay, extending the ease of mobile payments. If you don’t have a card, you can apply for one from the Apple Wallet app on your iPhone. It should arrive in the mail in four to seven days.
Step Two: Shop On Amazon App
Next, shop on the Amazon app as you normally do. Once you’ve added items to your cart, head to the checkout. If you have to wait for your Apple Card to arrive, you can leave everything in your cart until it comes. Otherwise, proceed with the next step if you have the card.
Step Three: Check Out With Apple Card
Lastly, tap “Add a credit or debit card” at checkout from the payment methods listed. Here, you’ll enter the financial details of your Apple Card. Ensure all the numbers, dates, and codes match what you’ve entered. Then, double-check the billing address is correct, as well. Finally, you can check out.
This insightful video guide will walk you through the simple steps to harness the power of Apple Pay for your Amazon purchases. Say goodbye to lengthy checkout processes and hello to swift, secure transactions. Watch now to unlock the future of online shopping!
Why Use Apple Pay On Amazon?
Why would you want to use Apple Pay when you can enter your card info at checkout? Using another mobile payment service seems like a waste of time. Below are some perfectly logical reasons to use Apple Pay on Amazon instead of the traditional method.
It’s just plain convenient to store all your payment methods in Apple Pay, ready to use whenever you please. Apple Pay stores and manages all your payment methods, from credit cards to debit cards to bank account numbers. This makes it easy to check out on Amazon after shopping. You won’t have to pull out your card from the purse and enter the numbers every time.
Another reason to use Apple Pay on Amazon is you can check out quickly. You don’t have to enter your card details at checkout, even if you have memorized the details. Plus, it can get frustrating when you accidentally miss a number or mess up the zip code and have to repeat the process. As such, using Apple Pay on Amazon helps ensure speed and efficiency.
Apply Pay eliminates the need to carry your physical credit or debit cards. This way, you’re less likely to become a victim of identity theft. Hackers and cybercriminals have devised new ways to steal private information. While you can’t anticipate their next move, you can protect your identity and your money by using Apple Pay. This payment service encrypts your information to make it virtually impenetrable in the face of cyber attacks. This goes for using Apple Pay on Amazon, as well.
If Amazon adds further support for Apple Pay, we’ll let you know first. Happy shopping!
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