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Apple Card not working when paying in-store? You aren't alone.

Apple Card Family Devices
Apple Card Family Devices (Image credit: Apple)

What you need to know

  • Apple is once again having problems with Apple Card, according to its service status page.
  • Payments made in-store might fail.

Apple says that it's aware of another service issue that is preventing some people from using their Apple Card to make in-person payments at stores.

The issue, which comes soon after a similar failure, is currently under investigation.

Apple Card Status Screenshot

Apple Card Status Screenshot (Image credit: iMore)

Some users may not be able to make in-store purchases with Apple Card using Apple Pay.

Anyone heading out to use their Apple Card today should probably take another card just to be sure.

We'll be keeping our eyes peeled and ears to the ground for any news on when this might be back up and running. You can also see more information on Apple's service status checker (opens in new tab) page.

Oliver Haslam
Oliver Haslam

Oliver Haslam has written about Apple and the wider technology business for more than a decade with bylines on How-To Geek, PC Mag, iDownloadBlog, and many more. He has also been published in print for Macworld, including cover stories. At iMore, Oliver is involved in daily news coverage and, not being short of opinions, has been known to 'explain' those thoughts in more detail, too.

Having grown up using PCs and spending far too much money on graphics card and flashy RAM, Oliver switched to the Mac with a G5 iMac and hasn't looked back. Since then he's seen the growth of the smartphone world, backed by iPhone, and new product categories come and go. Current expertise includes iOS, macOS, streaming services, and pretty much anything that has a battery or plugs into a wall. Oliver also covers mobile gaming for iMore, with Apple Arcade a particular focus. He's been gaming since the Atari 2600 days and still struggles to comprehend the fact he can play console quality titles on his pocket computer.