Finally, Apple users in Mexico can enjoy one of its most outstanding services. Apple Pay just activated in Mexico today, 23 of February. This is confirmed at least by the Citibanamex bank, which incorporates their cards to pay with this mobile payment platform.
Apple Pay arrives in Mexico from today
Hello, good day Indie Life, on February 23, 2021 Apple Pay will be released in Mexico, this will allow you to add Citibanamex Mastercard Credit and Debit Cards on iOS devices such as iPhone or Apple Watch to make purchases easily, safely and without contact.
– Contact Citibanamex (@ContactoCitibmx) February 23, 2021
In response to a user who ask Citibanamex for the activation of Apple Pay, the bank itself confirms the arrival of the service today. In the last hours there have been more Twitter users sharing their interaction with the financial institution, as in the following tweet:
– Lalö Röjaz (B) (@laLozrb) February 22, 2021
According to the entity in its own response, Apple users will be able to add their MasterCard signature credit and debit cards. Although a few months ago it was rumored about the launch of Apple Pay in Mexico, the truth is that Apple updated its web of the service in the country indicating their arrival in 2021.
Apple Pay is not fully deployed yet, although it is expected that During today Mexican users can add their cards to Wallet. Once this is done, they should be able to initiate payments with the iPhone or Apple Watch in establishments with POS terminals adapted to mobile payment.
How to add cards and pay with Apple Pay
Adding a card to Apple Pay is a very simple process. Before starting, we must have at least one iPhone 6 onwards. To continue, just follow these steps:
- On your iPhone, open the Wallet app.
- In the upper right corner, press the “+” button.
- You can scan the card with the iPhone camera or enter your data by hand.
- You will also have to add the CVV.
- Your bank will start the process, which you will have to confirm with a password or SMS.
- You will receive a confirmation SMS with the activation.
From here, you can start paying with your iPhone. To pay with Apple Pay, just press the lock button twice on the iPhone for invoke the card. You will need to authenticate your identity with Touch ID, Face ID, or the iPhone lock code.
You can also pay with the Apple Watch, for which you will have to go to the Watch app> Settings> Wallet and Apple Pay. You will have to confirm the card again with your bank, putting the CVV and waiting for the activation. To pay with the Apple Watch, just press the side button located next to the digital crown twice (quickly).