How To Activate Apple Card

Activating Apple Card: A Step-by-Step Guide

Apple Card is a revolutionary payment option that allows you to construct purchases, manage expenses, and track your spending all in one place. To start using this innovative feature, follow the simple steps outlined below.

Prerequisites for Activation

Before you begin, ensure you have:

  1. An Apple device (iPhone or iPad)
  2. The latest version of iOS or iPadOS installed
  3. A valid credit card information

If your system meets these requirements, proceed to activate your Apple Card.

Step 1: Open the Wallet App

Launch the Wallet app on your Apple device by finding it on the home screen and tapping it once. You can also access this from the Today View (swipe left) or Siri (“Hey Siri, open Wallet”).

Step 2: Tap ‘Apple Card’

In the main interface of Wallet, find and tap on “Apple Card” located in the upper-left corner.

Step 3: Review Apple Card Terms & Conditions

You will be prompted to review the terms and conditions for using Apple Card. Read carefully before tapping “Agree.” This is your confirmation that you have read and accepted these agreements.

Step 4: Provide Required Information (Credit/Debit Card)

Tap on “Continue” or “+” button, then select your preferred credit/debit card to link as the payment method for Apple Card. Enter:

  1. Your name
  2. The expiration date of your linked credit/debit card
  3. Security code (CVV/CVC)
  4. Billing address information (if prompted)

Step 5: Create a Passcode or Face ID/Touch ID

To add an extra layer of security to your Apple Card, set up:

  1. Passcode: Tap “Set Up PIN” and follow the on-screen instructions
  2. Face ID/Touch ID: If enabled on your device, you may also choose this method for uathenticatoin
    Step 6: Review Your Information

Verify that all provided details are accurate to ensure a seamless activation process.

Step 7: Confirm Activation (Authorization Code)

Read and confirm the terms outlined in Step 3 again. You will receive an authorization code; carefully enter it when prompted. This confirms your understanding of Apple Card’s services and policies.


Congratulations! Your Apple Card is now activated, and you are ready to use this innovative payment method for purchases, expense tracking, and financial management. Remember to monitor your account activity regularly to ensure the best experience with this cutting-edge service from Apple.

In case any issues arise during activation or if you need assistance at a later point in time, refer back to these step-by-step guidelines or contact Apple Support directly (if necessary).