How to remove a credit or debit card from Apple Pay

Apple makes it easy to add any and all of your supported credit and debit cards to Apple Pay. If, however, you lose, cancel, or change a card for any reason, you'll need to remove it. Luckily, Apple makes it just as easy to to that.

How to delete a card from Apple Pay on iPhone and iPad

  1. Launch the Settings app on your iPhone or iPad that contains the Apple Pay card you need to delete.
  2. Tap on Passbook & Apple Pay.
  3. Tap on the credit card you'd like to delete.
  4. Tap on Remove Card — you'll need to scroll all the way to the bottom.

That's all there is to it! The card you removed will no longer be eligible for use with Apple Pay on that particular device. Keep in mind however that Apple Pay works on a per device basis so you'll need to remove that particular card from every device it's linked to individually. Alternately, you can remove all your linked cards from a specific device remotely if you need to via You can follow our guide below if that suits your needs better!

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