Is Apple Pay secure?

Yes, Apple Pay is secure. A unique Device Account Number is securely stored on a chip in the device so payment can be made without any card information having to be shared with the retailer. Other features which help to keep your payments secure and safe include:

  • iPhone and iPad

Payments can only be authorized by using Touch ID (if it is enabled), or by entering the device passcode.

  • Apple Watch

Payments can only be authorized if the device passcode has been entered and skin contact with the device has not been lost. If the device has been removed from your wrist, Wrist Detect deactivates the NFC feature and

  • Apple Pay.

To re-activate the NFC feature and Apple Pay the device passcode has to be entered again. Please note: you should never share your device passcode, or register more than one person’s fingerprint to Touch ID, while your card is registered to Apple Pay.

 

Other helpful FAQs.

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Apple Pay works with iPhone 6 and later in stores, apps, and websites in Safari; with Apple Watch in stores and apps; with iPad Pro, iPad Air 2, and iPad mini 3 and later in apps and websites; and with Mac in Safari with an Apple Pay enabled iPhone 6 or later or Apple Watch. For a list of compatible Apple Pay devices, see https://support.apple.com/km207105 

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