With the release of iOS 8.1 Apple officially launched its new payment feature of Apple Pay. Now the users of iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus can use Apple Pay and make payments with their cell phones without using credit cards.
Although only hand full of retailers are accepting Apple Pay right now, still people are excited about it and they are hoping it will be easier to use cellphones for the payments instead of credit cards as it is a quick and more safe way of payments as well.
It takes less than a minute to configure Apple Pay on your iPhone, remember you should have iPhone 6 or iPhone 6 Plus with iOS 8.1 installed on it. Open the Passbook App in your iPhone, tap on Add button, and input your credit card details like number, expiry date and security code and you are ready to go. There is also another way of scanning your card using camera. Once you have scanned your card you only have to insert security code. Either you choose to input whole info manually or scan your card, this is a one-time activity which will take not more than one minute to configure your card and make your cell ready for Apple Pay.
Once your iPhone is ready for payments, you will ve to go to payment terminal hold your finger or thumb with Touch ID and bring your phone near the checkout machine, it will take not more than 2 seconds and your payment is done. Now you will sign the receipt, collect your belongings and move on.
Watch this video here in which guys at Tech Crunch went to couple of stores which are supporting Apple Pay and did some shopping with the help of Apple Pay.
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