How to Enable Square Cash Account with Apple Pay on iPhone 7 or iPhone 7 Plus
Whether you want to pay your rent or split the lunch bill with your friends, Square Cash is the easiest method of sending money. You can instantly pay your friends or cash out to your bank easily. Your standard deposits show up the next business day.
With the Square Cash app, you can instantly cash out to your bank and use your debit card to send money with your family or friends even if they do not have an account. Aside from personal account, you can also use Square Cash for your business account and the fee is very cheap!
Download Cash App and Sign Up
- Open the App Store and search for Square Cash.
- Tap Get to start your download.
- After installation, open the app and enter your mobile number or email address.
- Tap Next, and enter your confirmation code.
- Select your primary use, whether Personal or Business.
- Follow the onscreen instructions to finish.
To Setup Virtual Card:
- Tap My Cash.
- Turn on Virtual Card.
- Tap Continue to accept terms.
- Enter the billing address for your card.
Square Cash Works with Apple Pay
Square Cash allows you to receive, send money, and make purchases with only few taps. Started as a peer-to-peer payment service, Square’s Cash ability to pay retailers was release last September 2016. They introduced Cash Virtual Visa cards, which work as debit cards so you can use it for shopping. Square Cash users were able to make online purchases.
Now that Apple and Square have partnered up, you can add your Cash Virtual Card to Apple Pay. This feature allows you to get the benefits of Apple Pay’s secured payment service, even with your Apple Watch. This means that you can have more retail options, both physical stores and online and you can pay using your Square Cash account.
How to Add Square Cash Account to Apple Pay
You probably have already been prompted to include your Cash Virtual Card to Apple Pay. If you skipped the automatic set up when you were prompted, you can add your CVC manually.
Step 1: From your home screen, open the Cash app.
Step 2: In the upper left corner, tap your picture.
Step 3: Scroll down under the Funds section and select My Cash.
Step 4: Scroll down and select Add to Apple Pay under Virtual Card.
Adding your Virtual Card to Apple Pay allows you to use Apple Pay with your Square Cash account.
The integration of Apple and Square allows Square Cash users to purchase goods and services at any store that accept Apple Pay. Stores accepting it have grown to 35% of U.S. retailers.
That percentage translates to millions of brands and physical store within the U.S. along with online-only offerings, e-commerce marketplace, and ridesharing giants, such as Seamless, Jet.com, Lyft and Uber. If you are using Square Cash, you can get much better experience by linking your account to Apple Pay!
How to Use Square Cash as Apple Pay Payment Option
Once you want to make a purchase, simply use Apple Pay and select Square Cash as a mode of payment.
Step 1: Place your iPhone 7 or iPhone 7 plus near the payment reader. Make sure that your finger is not yet resting on Touch ID.
Step 2: Swipe down when your default card appears.
Step 3: Choose Cash Virtual Card.
Step 4: Place your finger on Touch ID.
How to Use Square Cash Payment Option for Apple Watch
The procedure of switching the payment option to Square Cash Virtual Card is similar to the procedure on iPhone 7 or 7 Plus.
Step 1: Double-click the side button.
Step 2: Swipe left when your default card appears.
Step 3: Choose Cash Virtual Card.
Step 4: Hold your Apple Watch close to the payment reader.
How To Remove Square Cash Account from Apple Pay
If you no longer want to link your Square Cash Account to Apple Pay, you can easily remove it.
Step 1: From Home screen, open Settings app.
Step 2: Scroll down and select Wallet and Apple Pay.
Step 3: Tao your Cash Virtual Card.
Step 4: Scroll down and select Remove Card.
If you ever change your mind, you can always add it back.
To Sum It Up
All users of Square’s virtual payment are now able to link their cards to their Apple Pay. Since Apple Pay is being accepted by our favorite stores, purchasing products and services has been made easier whether you do it online or walk-in. Adding your Square Cash account to Apple Pay is very easy and we hope that this guide helps!
Do you have more questions about using or adding Square Cash account? Feel free to share your thoughts with us in the comments section below!