Can’t add an Apple card to Apple Wallet? Here’s the Fix

Key Highlights
  • Just like any other card, Apple Card can also be added to Apple Wallet to make any purchases.
  • Sometimes, there may be issues with adding your card due to specific reasons – we have covered them and the corresponding fix in this article.

Apple Pay is one of the productivity apps that makes everyday life easier, allowing us to pay through our iPhones and Apple Watches.

However, if you are having problems while adding an Apple card to your Apple Wallet then below, we have a useful guide on how to add an Apple card to your Apple Wallet.

How to Add the Apple card to your Wallet

In order to add any card to your Apple Wallet make sure that your iPhone is up to date and has the latest version of iOS installed.

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  1. Open the Apple Pay Wallet app on your iPhone.
  2. Then select the + icon to start the process of adding your Apple Card.
  3. Now, you can scan your card into the scanner viewfinder.
  4. Position the card into the viewfinder for the phone to read the card details and add it to your wallet.
  5. Once it reads the card info it will lead you to the bank verification page, just follow through the instructions.
  6. That’s it. You should now see your card is added to your Apple Pay Wallet.

If you aren’t able to add your Apple card to your wallet then you can try the steps below.

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Change Your Country and Region

There could be an issue with the country and region setting. So, setting your region and country to another country and then again setting it back to your country will fix the issue. Below is the tutorial for the same.

  1. On your iPhone head to the settings app.
  2. Now, tap on the Name, and select Media and Purchase.
  3. Tap on the View Account and then select the Country/Region option.
  4. On the next screen tap on the Change Country and Region.
  5. Now, you can choose any other country and Agree to the terms and conditions.
  6. It will ask you to enter a new billing address of that country. You can select the None option and then enter the billing address details of any country.
  7. Finally, tap on the Done option to save it.
  8. Start the same process once again by going to the Media and Purchase and changing the country and region back to your home country.

We would advise you to first whether your internet connection is stable or not. If not, then you can try to connect your phone to a different WIFI network.

If none of the above-mentioned methods is working for you then you might need to contact the card issuer and make sure that the card is supported on Apple Pay. Lastly, you need to make sure that Apple Pay is supported in your country and region.

If you still failed to resolve your issues with Apple Pay. Then we would advise you to contact your bank. Apple usually doesn’t allow users to add declined or expired or blocked cards.

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