Apple Pay offers merchants and consumers a secure payment option called contactless payment. This payment option provides convenience and peace of mind when completing everyday transactions. Read on to learn the benefits of Apple's mobile device payment system and how to begin accepting or making payments.
Apple Pay is a contactless payment technology created by Apple. This means that customers can complete debit or credit transactions without handling a physical card. It's a simple way for customers to pay you for goods or services. I've found that the easier it is for people to pay you, the better it is for your business. Using Apple Pay is as simple as holding a device to a contactless payment reader with one finger on the Touch ID. Eligible devices include newer models of iPhones, iPads, Apple Watches or Macs. Transactions complete in seconds. Your customers' card number and security code are never exposed. This makes for a safer and easier transaction. Apple's mobile payment service is available at millions of stores worldwide. This puts small businesses with contactless payment readers at an advantage with tech-savvy consumers. You can make life even easier by setting up the app on your own device. This will make completing everyday purchases for your business more secure and streamlined.
Your business can accept Apple Pay as payment after you set up a contactless payment-capable point-of-sale terminal with Apple Pay enabled.
Before setting up the service, you will need:
Then, complete the following steps to start using Apple Pay: