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Apple Pay is a digital wallet that allows you to make contactless purchases in store or online using just your iPhone or Apple device, without your physical debit or credit card. Learn how Apple Pay works and how it compares to other digital wallet solutions in this guide.
Apple Pay supports thousands of banks. This table breaks down 17 US banks that work with Apple Pay compared to other popular digital wallets, such as Samsung Pay and Google Pay.
|Bank||Apple Pay||Samsung Pay||Google Pay|
|Bank of America|
|Bank of the West|
When you use Apple Pay, the near field communication (NFC) chip in your device connects to the card reader, and enables your payment to process the same way it would with a debit or credit card. This allows you to use your device as a contactless payment method instead of having to carry physical cards on you at all times.
Set up a debit or credit card on your iPhone in just a few steps:
Apple Pay works at any store or ATM that accepts contactless payments — no matter where you are in the world. Click the tab to see a full breakdown of countries and regions that support Apple Pay.
Use the table to compare banks that offer Apple Pay. Sort the columns by minimum deposit, ATM fees and more. If you want to compare several banks side-by-side, click the “Compare” box next to your top picks.
With Apple Pay, you can make contactless payments using your iPhone, iPad, Apple Watch and Mac computer. But it’s only available on Apple devices and not all debit and credit cards are compatible.
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