Apple Card Launches for All US iPhone Users

first_imgStay on target Apple Card is now available to all U.S. iPhone owners.Following an invite-only launch earlier this month, Cupertino on Tuesday announced expanded applications for its Goldman Sachs-backed MasterCard.Compatible with most iPhones running iOS 12.4, the bank card is managed entirely via Apple Wallet; sign up by tapping the plus icon in the upper right corner of the app.Users can also request a physical (titanium!) card—free of charge.“We’re thrilled with the overwhelming interest in Apple Card and its positive reception,” Jennifer Bailey, vice president of Apple Pay, said in a statement. “Customers have told us they love Apple Card’s simplicity and how it gives them a better view of their spending.”That includes 24/7 support, weekly and monthly spending summaries, and a transaction history featuring full names of vendors and splash images matching the spending category.Plus, you don’t have to worry about annual, late, international, or over-the-limit fees.With no card number, CVV security code, expiration date, or signature on the card, Apple Card is more secure than any other physical credit card (via Apple)The credit card also boasts a Daily Cash rewards program, which gives back a percentage of every purchase as cash:1 percent for purchases made with the titanium Apple Card2 percent for purchases made with Apple Card through Apple Pay3 percent for purchases made directly with Apple (in-store or online)As an added bonus, Cupertino partnered with Uber to offer 3 percent cash back on all ridesharing and meal deliveries when using Apple Pay.The firm will “continue to add more popular merchants and apps in the coming months,” according to a company announcement.Despite ties with high-falutin bank Goldman Sachs—not exactly known as a friend of the lower classes—a majority of early-access users were accepted for the card.Credit limits, however, range from a couple hundred dollars to many thousands, depending on the applicant’s income, among other factors, Ars Technica reported.Apple Card does not track where customers shop, what they buy, or how much they spend.More on Brings Contactless Student IDs to More UniversitiesMTA Introduces Tap-to-Pay Subway, Bus OptionsOhio Businesses Can Now Pay Taxes in Bitcoin iPhone 11, iPhone 11 Pro Have More Cameras, More ProblemsApple Arcade Launches Next Week last_img read more

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