Apple seems to be expanding its support for Apple to more counties since its first launch in 2014 in the United States and later spreads all around major countries around the world.
Last month, Mexicans were all excited as the company officially brought the support for apple pay to Mexico. However, in a more recent development to Africa, just last week the African No 1 Payment platform Flutterwave came into an agreeable partnership with PayPal to allow African countries most especially Merchants business based in Nigeria and environs to initiate PayPal payment for goods and services and also to withdraw PayPal payments via its platform. Now Apple seems to have shown its light on Africa by bring its payment support to South Africa.
In a tweet shared by some of the users in South Africa who are already using this feature and have seen shows that the update was brought to the country few hours ago.
During the month of January, MacRumors reported that Apple Pay was likely to launch in South Africa sometime this year. As expected, Apple Pay has now started to go live in the country for customers of a selected number of banks.
How To Set Up Apple Pay
Users with bank who already supports the use of Apple pay can proceed to add their bank bank to Apple Pay.
To add a card to Apple Pay, Simple
- Open the Apple pay wallet app,
- Next tap the plus button, and from here follow the on-screen prompts.
However, in order to use Apple Pay your corresponding bank with which card you intend using must first add support for Apple Pay. Trying to add an unsupported bank.
With this roll out update its rest assured that Apple may also expand the launch to the rest of Africa pretty much soon.