Apple recently added the support for Apple Account Card in the Wallet app for iOS 15.5 users. Now, users will be able to easily buy Apple products, apps, services, and accessories from online or retail stores and manage payment methods for Apple Services like iCloud, App Store, Music, Fitness+, and others through Apple Account Card.
Apple Account Card shows the Apple credit balance associated with an Apple ID. Previously, when users received an Apple Store or App Store gift card, the amount was added to an Apple Account which was shown in the App Store and Apple Store apps. Now, that Apple Account Card is added to the Wallet app, along with users’ credit and/or debit cards.
How to add Apple Account Card in the Wallet app
To use the Apple Account Cards in the Wallet app make sure that your iPhone is updated to iOS 15.5 and follow the steps listed below to add it:
- Open the Wallet app and tap on the “+” icon on the top right of the screen.
- Simply tap on the “Add Apple Account” and follow the displayed instructions to complete the process.
Once added, the Apple Account Card works the same way as any other card in the Wallet app to make purchases at Apple Stores (online and retails) or the App Store.
The feature brings great convenience for users in regions with strict laws against auto-renewal subscriptions like India. Now, users can India can only make monthly auto-payments for Apple Services through Apple Account Card.
iOS 15.5 update also includes new features like a “send and request” button for Apple Pay Cash in the Wallet app, a “download and keep” option for the number of podcasts, the Photos app now ignores sensitive locations in the Memories feature, support for third-party Reader apps to add links to external websites, Wi-Fi signal bars in the Home app, return of playback control support to the Apple Music API, and support for the “Communication Safety in Messages” in U.K. and Canada, along with security fixes.