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How to Set Up Apple Pay on Your iPad

Apple Pay is officially on-line in the United States on October 20, 2014. The system of iPhone / iPad requires iOS 9.2 or later and Apple Watch OS 2.1 or above. It supports online payment with only "a key to complete". Users don’t need to enter credit card information and address no longer. Meanwhile all stored payment information of Apple Pay are encrypted. Today, I will show you how to set up and use Apple Pay on your iPad with NFC. The passage below will be divided into three parts:

Part 1. What is Apple Pay

Apple Pay is one type of mobile payment function which is based on NFC. Its biggest highlight is capable of achieving quick pay without connecting network, which is an unique feature of iPad with iOS 9.2 or above.

Apple Pay

With Apple Pay, we can enjoy paying products in a convenient way. Users don’t need to carry wallets and avoid the cumbersome credit card payment process.

Part 2. Supported Devices and Credit Cards

Apple Pay supports iPad Pro, iPad Air 2, iPad mini 3, iPad mini 4 and later versions. Besides, it supports iPhone 6, iPhone6 Plus, iPhone 6s, iPhone 6s Plus and iPhone SE now. Apple Watch is supported also. Watch OS requires 2.1 version or higher.

In addition, countries or regions that Apple Pay supports are Australia, Canada, China, the United Kingdom and the United States. Apple Pay supports too much credit cards to list all around the world. So you can view in Apple's official website and find what you want.

Part 3. How to Setup Apple Pay on iPad

To set up Apple Pay on iPad is easy. You just need to follow us step by step.
Before you can set up your Apple Pay, you would be asked to enter your passcode. Then follow the steps below:
Step 1. Open your iPad and go to "Settings", find the "Wallet & Apple Pay"/"Passbook & Apple Pay" button and tap it.

Apple Pay Add Card

Step 2. Tap "Add Credit or Debit Card", then you will be asked to enter your iCloud password to sign in iCloud account. Furthermore, you can also add cards in "Wallet" apps on your iPad directly.

Apple Pay iCloud

Step 3. Tap "Next" and scan the credit or debit card you need to add, the program will detect the information of your card automatically. Read the instructions and accept. After adding the card successfully,you will be required to confirm the phone number. Then you will receive and enter a verification code to successfully activated.

Apple Pay Card

Note: Meanwhile, you can also manually enter the card number. But you’ll need to enter your name, card validity and security code manually in this way.

As is shown in Apple’s official related documents, it supports up to eight bank cards on an Apple Pay iOS device currently. Users can adjust the order of credit cards in the Wallet.

Apple Pay is also a secure tool. According to Cue, Apple Pay won’t store user's credit card number. Last but not least, users can visit the iCloud website with Apple ID and use "Find my iPad" button to turn off all payment functions if lost iPad. At the same time, iTunes users can directly use the credit card information already stored in iTunes.

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