Apple Pay recently added 19 more financial institutions to its support rolls in the United States. The contactless payments solution also recently added ‘boon. by Wirecard’ in France, and Maritime Mining & Power Credit Union Ltd. in Australia.
The latest banks and credit unions offering Apple Pay support include:
- Bank of Central Florida
- Bankers’ Bank of Kansas
- Cal Poly Federal Credit Union
- Citizens Federal Credit Union
- Citizens National Bank of Greater St. Louis
- Comercia Bank
- Community One Credit Union
- Community One Credit Union of Ohio
- Connection Bank
- Harborstone Credit Union
- Meriwest Credit Union
- Morgantown Bank & Trust
- Pine Country Bank
- PrimeSouth Bank
- RTN Federal Credit Union
- Star Choice Credit Union
- Whiting Refinery Federal Credit Union
Apple Pay originally launched in the U.S. in 2015, and has since expanded to Canada, France, Russia, Switzerland, the United Kingdom, Australia, Mainland China, Hong Kong, New Zealand, Singapore, Japan, and Spain.
Apple’s contactless payments system works with the iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus, iPhone 6s, iPhone 6s Plus, iPhone SE, iPhone 7, and iPhone 7 Plus; all Apple Watches; iPad mini 4, iPad Air 2, and both iPad Pro models. Macs are the latest addition to the compatibility list, as they can now use Apple Pay as of the debut of macOS Sierra.
Adding Your 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.
(Lists via 9to5Mac)