How to Setup and Use Apple Pay on Mac

If you would prefer to do all of your online shopping using your Mac then you can discover below the steps needed to setup and use Apple Pay on MacBook Pro with Touch ID and also on Macs that do not have Touch ID.

Setup and Use Apple Pay On Mac

The benefit when you set the Apple Pay on Mac is that you’ll be able to complete purchases online at participating stores online without having to enter the details of your credit card.

Utilizing Apple Pay to make online purchases using your Mac is considered to be safer than entering your credit card details on websites or by using credit card details saved in your personal computer.

After Apple Pay is Setup on your Mac Once you have it set up, you’ll be in a position to pay for online purchases from participating retailers by clicking”Buy With Apple Pay button.

After you click on Buy With Apple Pay Button You will need to sign a purchase authorization form This can be done via either the Touch ID sensor on your MacBook Pro or an Fingerprint sensor on your iPhone (in the case of Macs that do not have Touch ID) or by pressing the side button of Your Apple Watch.

Setup Apple Pay on MacBook With Touch ID

Apple’s new MacBook Pro with Touch ID requires users to setup Apple Pay when you begin the setup procedure. If you didn’t then follow the steps below to set up Apple Pay on your MacBook Pro.

1. Click on the Apple icon at the top of the Menu bar in the Mac and then select the System Preferences… in the dropdown menu (See below for an example).

2. On the System Preferences screen, select the Wallet and Apple Pay option.

3. On the next screen, you can click”+” (plus) option to input the details of your Credit or Debit card information.

4. Next, follow the steps to fill in the details of your Credit Card information.

5. Your bank will verify your account and notify you if you are able to join your credit card into Apple Pay.

Once the Bank confirms your card, you’re ready to utilize Apple Pay on your Mac. But, you must to turn on your Safari browser to let other websites know whether you’re using Apple Pay.

1. Open up the Safari browser on your Mac

2. Next click on the Safari tab on the top menu bar , and from the dropdown menu, select Preferences.

3. On the next screen, you can click Privacy from the menu at the top.

4. On the Privacy screen, ensure that the checkbox to use Apple Pay is checked (See the picture above).

How to Use Apple Pay on MacBook Pro With Touch ID

Follow the steps listed below to make use of Apple Pay on MacBook Pro using Touch ID.

1. Open the Safari browser on your Mac.

2. Next, go to the site of the retailer participating in the sale you’d like to buy from.

3. Choose a Product that you would like to purchase, then click”Add to Bag.

4. Next, click on the Checkout button with an Apple Pay button.

5. On the next screen, choose delivery option, then click Apple Pay button.

6. Once you click on the Apple Pay button, you will receive a notification in you MacBook Pro. You’ll need to sign-off on the payments on the Mac through placing your Touch ID-registered finger onto the Touch ID button located at the top right of the MacBook Pro’s touch bar (See the image below)

NOTE: Depending on the website of the retailer participating the steps listed above to use Apple Pay on MacBook Pro with Touch-ID could differ a little.

Set up Apple Pay on Mac Without Touch ID

Apple Pay can also be configured on older Macs. You will require access to an Apple Pay compatible iPhone and Apple Watch to Setup Apple Pay on older Macs.

1. From the Home Screen of your iPhone Tap on Settings.

2. On the Settings screen, select Wallet and Apple Pay.

3. On the Wallet and Apple Pay screen, turn ON the option to Allow payments on Mac (See the picture below).

After these steps, will be able to make payments for online purchases on an older Mac with Apple Pay, without having to input the details of your Credit Card details into the websites.

How to Use Apple Pay On Mac Without Touch ID

To make use of Apple Pay on Mac without Touch ID, you will be required to ensure you have Apple Pay-enabled devices near your Mac while you are shopping on the internet.

It is possible that your Mac can be made detect the presence of an Apple Pay-enabled device, and it will trigger an Apple Pay button appear in Safari browser. This Apple Pay button may not show up in Safari in the event that the iPhone or Apple Watch is not available close to your Mac.

1. Make sure that you have your Apple Pay enabled devices (iPhone, Apple Watch) close to your Mac.

2. Open Safari browser on your Mac.

3. Next, go to the website of the retailer you wish to buy from.

4. After making your purchases, you can check out by clicking on the Apple Pay button.

5. On the next screen, choose delivery option, then click Apple Pay button.

6. Once you click on the Apple Pay button, you will see an Apple Pay notification appearing on the Apple Pay enabled phone (iPhone as well as Apple Watch).

7. Authorize payment by placing your Touch-ID registered finger onto your Touch ID on the iPhone or by double-clicking on the side button of Your Apple Watch.

Notification: The steps to buy a product using Apple Pay on an older or non-touch ID-enabled Mac could differ a little according to the website of the retailer online.

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