How Apple Pay for WooCommerce Works

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WooCommerce is an e-commerce plugin that is integrated with WordPress. It allows all kinds of online merchants to sell items easily. Best of all, the plugin is free and open source. It rapidly became popular and in demand because it is easy to install and customise. If you are using WooCommerce, you will be happy to know that Apple Pay is already available for WooCommerce.

Benefits of using Apple Pay for Woocommerce

Convenience and efficiency are two things that Apple Pay provides in terms of payment using your device. Apple Pay is the best and safest tool for busy and on-the-go people. Apple Pay and WooCommerce have been making our lives easy. It’s great to know that that Apple Pay can now already be used by WooCommerce stores via Stripe payments. Here are just some of the benefits that await you.

  • Fast and convenient

If you are one of those who gets annoyed when tediously filling out credit forms, billing and shipping information, you will be pleased to know that you can pay with WooCommerce via saved credit cards through Apple Pay. Aside from being 60% faster than other payment gateways, Apple Pay ensures the payments made through them are secured by the Apple and Stripe platforms. Using Apple Pay is quick and easy.  All you need is the WooCommerce Stripe gateway and a few other steps to get the Apple Pay button on your device.

  • Readily available

Apple Pay is available in a number of e-commerce markets: including USA, France, Australia, UK, New Zealand, Canada, Hong Kong, Singapore, Switzerland plus many other Asia-Pacific and European countries. Plans are being made to provide the option in even more countries in the future.

  • Better checkout and conversion rates

Using Apple Pay is a smart choice for online merchants. Using a single device, users can easily purchase anything with one touch. With Apple Pay, checkout conversions are 2.5 times faster, providing a better checkout flow.

  • Safe and reliable

When using Apple Pay, you do not have to worry about compromising your security or privacy. The credit and debit card numbers that you input in the device will not be stored. There will be a device account number which is unique and encrypted which will be assigned to you. Also, the extension will be able to recognise if the Apple Pay button is activated.

How to enable Apple Pay on Woocommerce

The first thing you need do to enable Apple Pay on Woocommerce is to open a Stripe Account. Get the up-to-date version of the Stripe Gateway. Stripe supports Apple Pay which makes paying easier and faster. With a simple process using your e-mail and a password, you can easily open your own Stripe Account. You must also provide your bank account information to enable Stripe to transfer money from your Apple Pay account to your bank account. After installation, you can find the Payments tab on the settings option. You can add WooCommerce to your shop domain by using the button.

You can use Apple Pay on an iPhone 8, 8 Plus, iPhone 7, 7 Plus, iPhone 6, 6 Plus, iPhone SE, X, XS, XS Max, XR, iPad Pro, iPad mini, iPad Air 2, Apple Watch Series 1 and 2 and later models. Safari users on Mac can also use Apple Pay with Mac models introduced in 2012 or later.

To see if your device is Apple Pay compatible got to: https://support.apple.com/en-au/HT208531

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