In this comprehensive guide, we’ll show you how to apply and get your first Apple Card. And, how to find out when Apple card service will be available in your region if you are not a US resident. We will also share what are the requirements of the card.
Apple is about to start marketing its new credit card, the Apple Card. The service will first arrive in the United States before it started its international expansion. There is already a certain and small number of users who have the ability to test it in its beta phase as a preview.
Its launch is so imminent, the company has already been publishing a series of promotional videos. They also explain how it works, how to request it and what advantages it offers to consumers.But, best of all, you can order it from the comfort of your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch. It’s great, don’t you think?
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Requirements to Get an Apple Card
Goldman Sachs, Apple’s partner in this ambitious project, recently shared a set of usage rules for consumers who want to use Apple Card services. We’ve added some of these in the following list:
Applicant must have an iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch running iOS version 12.4 or later. The device must not be jailbroken or modified. The user must have an Apple ID, an iCloud account, and two-factor authentication enabled on the device.
How to apply for Apple Credit Card
Recently, Apple published a page where they’ve explained in details how you can apply for Apple credit card. Currently, you need to be a U.S. citizen or resident and must be over 18 years of age to complete the process. But soon you can apply for it from your country, if you are not US resident.
The Apple Card is only available to a very limited number of users who have requested it through the process. A process that also requires an invitation from Apple to start using the card.
If you’ve followed the Apple Card application process and didn’t get the invitation, then Apple is likely to send it to you at the end of the month. As part of the process, Apple will ask you for personal information from your Apple ID account such as your name, address, email address…
Update your software before ordering the Apple Card
Before you try to request an Apple Card from your iPhone or iPad, make sure you are running iOS 12.4 or later on your device. Also, keep in mind that, if you do it from an iPad or iPod, think that using the card in any location requires an Apple Pay Compatible iPhone.
Here is how to update your device to latest the latest version of the OS.
- Open “Settings” on your iPhone or iPad.
- Tap on the “General” section.
- Go to the “Software Update” section.
- Press the “Download and Install” button if you don’t already have iOS 12.4.
If you are done with download and installation process on your device, then you are just a few steps away from your first Apple credit card.
How Do I Order Apple Card from My iPhone or iPad?
As mention earlier, you can sign up on Apple’s website to find out when the service will be available in your region. If the service is available in your region, you can order it from your iPhone through the Wallet app. Follow the below instruction to get your first Apple Card.
- Open the “Wallet App” on your iPhone.
- Tap on the “+” button in the top right corner.
- Tap “Apple Card” to apply.
- Then tap on the “Continue” button.
- Now, Fill in the information (first name, last name, date of birth, email address and phone number).
Once you have completed these steps, click on the “Next” button. Then, accept the terms and conditions to receive your new Apple Card from the comfort of your iPhone.