Credit cards aren’t the only new technology that’s coming to the iPhone in the next few years, but Apple is taking the next step by bringing its payment solution to the device.
Apple Pay is finally here for iPhones and iPads in the United States and will soon roll out to the UK and Canada.
It’s available for Apple Pay in more countries including Australia, Austria, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, Chile, China, Costa Rica, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hong Kong, Hungary, India, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Mexico, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, South Africa, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, Thailand, United Arab Emirates, Ukraine, United Kingdom, and the United Arab States.
Apple is making the Apple Pay payment solution available to more countries with an update to iOS 10.1.4.
In addition to the updated iOS 10, Apple is also rolling out a number of new features and bug fixes.
Apple recently released its first iOS update in more than a year, with the latest update bringing a new version of the Apple Watch with support for Touch ID, the Apple Pencil, and a redesigned lock screen.
The iOS 10 release also adds support for the first Apple TV, and includes support for Siri, Apple Pay, Siri Remote, the new Apple Music app, and more.
With the new iOS 10 update, Apple will be making it easier for customers to quickly transfer funds to Apple Pay and Apple Pay Express.
It also includes support and improvements for Apple Watch and Apple Watch Pro, including the ability to easily switch between watches without having to swipe the back of the watch.
Apple is updating the Apple TV to support Apple Pay on July 11.