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Apple Pay is increasing in Mexico, it could possibly now be used with playing cards from extra banks and even with RappiCard

This app arrived in Aztec land earlier this year with availability for some maps, but has now expanded its compatibility.

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August
3, 2021

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This article was translated from our Spanish edition using AI technologies. Errors can occur because of this process.

Apple's payment application called Apple Pay hit the Mexican market in February of this year. However, compatibility with bank cards on the national territory was quite limited.

Visa has now confirmed the compatibility of the HSBC, Inbursa, Banorte, Banregio, Hey Banco, RappiCard and Rappi Pay cards. As of now, the cardholders of these organizations can make payments using their iPhone or Apple Watch.

When you want to add your card, all you have to do is go to the Wallet application on your iPhone, click the & # 39; + & # 39; icon and follow the instructions to enter your Visa credit or debit card details, and you're done.

How do I pay with Apple Pay?

To make a payment through this app, customers just need to hold their iPhone or Apple Watch near a terminal to make contactless payment, and that's it.

The purchase is secure as it must be authenticated with Face ID, Touch ID or the access code to your device and a unique dynamic security code. The Apple application is accepted in pharmacies, restaurants, cafes, supermarkets and convenience stores, among others.

Is it safe?

When you enter your credit or debit card into the payment platform, their real numbers are not stored on the device or on Apple's servers. Instead, a device account number is assigned, encrypted and saved on a secure item, an industry-standard certified chip that securely stores payment information on the device, Rappi explains in his statement. Pay.

No contact in the event of a pandemic

Without a doubt, the pandemic became a turning point and accelerated digital adoption by many consumers. In this context, contactless payments have risen, accounting for 43% of all personal transactions worldwide, while in Latin America it has increased to 23%, according to Visa.

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