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Apple Card Coming Soon as Apple Activates Webpages and Launches Preview for Some Users

Ahead of the upcoming launch of the Apple Card, Apple's wallet.apple.com website is active, providing details on the application process. The site also suggests Apple has sent out email invitations for an "Apple Card Preview" to some customers.

Customers who have received an email invitation to the Apple Card Preview can sign up for Apple Card in the Wallet app on the iPhone or by going to Settings > Wallet & Apple Pay on the iPad. Apple's wallet site has a tutorial video on the activation steps.


Within the Wallet app, Apple Pay can be accessed by tapping on the "+" button to add a new card and selecting the "Apple Card" entry. Applicants will be asked to fill in personal information before receiving details on their Apple Card with credit limit and APR if approved.

Customers who choose to activate Apple Pay will be able to use it immediately after it is added to the Wallet app, and a physical card will come within a few days.

Applicants must be U.S. citizens or lawful residents of the United States and must be 18 years of age or older. The most recent version of iOS is required, as is an iPhone that can use Apple Pay.

It's not clear how many customers are receiving emails to test out the Apple Card ahead of its launch, but it should be made available for everyone within the next couple of weeks.

Apple CEO Tim Cook said last Tuesday that the Apple Card will launch in August, so it could be coming any day now. Goldman Sachs last week made its Customer Agreement available providing more detail on the Apple Card, and for questions about how everything will work, make sure to check out our Apple Card guide.



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3 weeks ago
Never seen so much hype for a credit card.
Rating: 29 Votes
3 weeks ago
Moderator Note:

Quite a few posts discussing the wisdom of using credit cards were removed as off-topic. Anybody wishing to discuss that topic is welcome to start a thread on the subject, but it is off-topic to this thread.
Rating: 20 Votes
3 weeks ago
1984: The Macintosh
2007: The iPhone
2019: A credit card
Rating: 20 Votes
3 weeks ago
I am getting the card for the purpose of testing their real time purchase tracking and organizing. I'm excited to see how well it works and hope that it comes to other cards.
Rating: 10 Votes
3 weeks ago
Pretty decent card if you buy Apple stuff or use ApplePay a lot, but Amazon's 5% Prime Visa, and Amex Blue Cash Preferred's 6% back at US supermarkets kind of win, day to day.
Rating: 10 Votes
3 weeks ago
I don't know why I keep reading these comments on the Apple Card posts. It's probably because I am excited for the card, but I just come in and it's always a train wreck. Then again, so are most of the replies on all Apple news sites nowadays. Sigh.
Rating: 9 Votes
3 weeks ago

didn't get an email...what do those people have that i dont?


They have the email lol
Rating: 8 Votes
3 weeks ago

It's still just a credit card with mediocre features and benefits.

So don't get one then. I am!
Rating: 8 Votes
3 weeks ago

So has anyone noticed yet that the wallet.apple.com webpage isn’t using SSL? I mean, what the heck. Especially for a page about a credit card.


https://wallet.apple.com/apply/other/

There. Happy now??
Rating: 8 Votes
3 weeks ago

Why would you need this card, you have Apple Pay and plenty of other cards like Visa, which is the card to have while being about everywhere in the world.
Apple Pay is convenient, not much more than that, I see no use for this Apple card.


As with every thing in life, the Apple Card's appeal is dependent upon how you use it. From the people I know who I've spoken to about the Apple Card, the following features are the most popular:

* The simplified names of businesses on charges, and the map associated with charges.

* The ability to send money via Apple Pay Cash is another popular one (not everybody banks at a bank that supports Apple Pay).
* The lack of a number on the physical card is another.


Personally, one of the things I'm happiest about is the no late fees. It's not that I'm one to pay late, but a hurricane hit my area last year when I had two credit card payments coming up, and I was unable to cash a check due to my bank being closed due to a power outage. I contacted both cards asking for a week's extension due to the hurricane, and explained my situation. One of them told me they'd give me 90 days (I only wanted a week), but the other told me that they wouldn't give me an extension and that a late fee would be charged if I didn't pay. It was an inconvenience during a difficult time, but I paid them. It left a bad taste in my mouth, so I appreciate the no late fees on principle.
Rating: 7 Votes

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