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How To Setup and Use Apple Pay with Your iWatch


When you are told that there are a lot of things that you can do with your Apple watch, then you better believe. There are indeed so many things you can do including striking monetary deals. Sounds great, right? Now, you might be wondering on how possible it is for you to make payments or rather engage in financial transactions without your iPhone. It is pretty easy. This tutorial will give you all the details that you need to set up your Apple Pay and use it on your Apple watch.

There are important things that you should note though. First, your device must be running under iOS 8.2 or a later version of the same. Also, you need to ensure that your device is synchronized to a default location of either UK or US. Lastly, you need to ensure that you have an Apple ID that is signed in to cloud.

apple-pay-with-iwatchHere are the key steps that you should follow in setting up your Apple pay:

#Step 1

The very first thing that you should do is to open the watch app on your iPhone. Upon doing so, you will have to tap on the ‘My Watch’ tab. This should open all the options that are in relation to the already synchronized Apple Watch. Note that for you to operate the said app, your Apple watch must be synchronized first.

#Step 2

Among the options that you will be presented with include the Apple Pay. Scroll down the options in order to trace this. Tap on the ‘Wallet and Apple Pay’ option. This should further guide you to more options in the same line.

#Step 3

The next step of to enter the security code of your card. Do so and tap on the next button. It is important to note that once you have provided your security code, the respective bank will be the one to authorize the use of your card for Apple pay. Make sure you provide all the details as requested by your bank in order to verify and validate the use of Apple Pay for your watch.

Avoid using details that do not rhyme with your bank details since this may amount to instant nullification of your Apple Pay account. If you are asked to offer more details, do so and ensure that everything you give is true and in existence. It will not take long for your bank to validate the use of Apple Pay for your watch.

#Step 4

Now that you have gone through the verification process, it is now time to use your Apple Pay on your Apple watch. As soon as verification has been done, you will receive a notification on your Apple watch indicating that you are ready to use Apple Pay. If this shows up, then you should be ready to use the app.

Note: In case you realize faulty operation of the Apple Pay, you can check the synchronization between the watch and the iPhone. If that is not the problem, then you should consider consulting your bank.

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