Part of the payment services we offer at TransMerit Merchant Services is Apple Pay. With over 43.5 percent of US people owning an iPhone, of those users, only 24.8 percent use the Apple Pay feature. So, perhaps people just don’t know how to use it or know a merchant offers it? With more seniors and older generations using technology, they’re catching up to these types of payment services, so we’re happy to add a little education into the mix of things.
On the other hand, if you’re a new small business, navigating all of the payment services is daunting in and of itself, so let’s all learn together about Apple Pay.
What is Apple Pay?
Apple Pay is a payment service that introduces a cashless and contactless way to complete a transaction in brick and mortar stores and online.
Why Accept Apple Pay as a payment service?
As a small business, offering a wide variety of payment options is helpful for landing the most transactions. From a customer’s point of view, payment options such as Apple Pay is not only convenient, but it’s more secure for every party involved. Apple does not store actual card numbers on any device or on their servers.
How to set it up Apple Pay
- In your iPhone or Apple device, locate the wallet icon and follow the directions to set up a new card. You’ll then be prompted to add the card’s information, including the security features.
- Once the card is inputted, the bank will verify your information and either accept or decline it as a usable form of payment.
- Now you can quickly and easily start using Apple Pay!
Offering Apple Pay as a payment service
Apple Pay is a quick and effortless for customers, but it’s ease also translates to the merchant! It cuts down on transaction time and fraud.
Connect with us at TransMerit Merchant Services for more information about Apple Pay as a payment service!