Apple Pay Adds Over 35 New U.S. Banks and Credit Unions to its Support Rolls

Posted in Apple News, Apple Pay on 17/08/2016 by Chris Hauk


Apple has added a new batch of United States banks and credit union partners to the list of financial institutions offering Apple Pay support to their customers.

Apple Pay Adds Over 35 New U.S. Banks and Credit Unions to its Support Rolls

The latest banks and credit unions offering compatibility with Apple’s mobile payment service are:

  • Bank of St. Francisville
  • Bank of Winnfield & Trust Company
  • Billings Federal Credit Union
  • Central Bank (OK)
  • Citizens Business Bank
  • City County Employees Credit Union
  • First Community Bank (both Arkansas and Michigan now)
  • First Federal Bank of Florida
  • First International Bank & Trust
  • First Internet Bank of Indiana
  • First Volunteer Bank
  • Industrial State Bank
  • Kitsap Credit Union
  • KleinBank
  • LA Capitol Federal Credit Union
  • Member One Federal Credit Union
  • Midwest Bankcentre
  • National Bank of Commerce
  • Needham Bank
  • Northwestern Bank
  • Park Side Credit Union
  • Park State Bank & Trust
  • Redstone Federal Credit Union
  • Scenic Community Credit Union
  • Services Credit Union
  • Springs Valley Bank and Trust
  • State Bank of Chilton
  • Summit State Bank
  • Sun Federal Credit Union
  • The Arlington Bank
  • The Bank of Hemet
  • U.S. Postal Service Federal Credit Union
  • Union Bank
  • United Bank of Union
  • Valley View Bank
  • West Financial Credit Union

For a full list of financial institutions offering support for Apple’s contactless payments solution, visit the Apple website.

Adding a Credit or Debit Card to Apple Pay

Users can add their credit or debit card to Apple Pay, by doing the following:

  • iPhone users running iOS 9 can go to the Wallet app and tap the “+” icon in the upper right-hand corner to begin, and then just follow the prompts. Users of iPads with Touch ID can add a card to the service to use in apps by going into “Settings” -> “Wallet & Apple Pay” to add a card there.
  • Apple Watch users will need to enter the Watch app on their iPhone, Tap on the “Wallet & Apple Pay” option, and then tap the “Add Credit or Debit Card” option.

Apple Pay works with the iPhone SE, iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus, iPhone 6s, iPhone 6s Plus, Apple Watch, iPad mini 4, iPad Air 2, and both models of the iPad Pro.

(Via 9to5Mac)


Chris Hauk

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