How to set up and add cards to Apple Pay on your Apple Watch

If you have an Apple Watch, you have Apple Pay on your wrist. Once you set it up.

Apple Pay on your Apple Watch is a different experience than it is on your iPhone, but it's every bit as safe and secure. With it, you can tap to pay at thousands of retail locations across the U.S. Before you can start using it with your credit and debit cards, however, you need to set it up.

How to add your default iTunes payment card to Apple Pay on Apple Watch

  1. Launch the Apple Watch app on your iPhone.
  2. Tap on My Watch in the bottom navigation if you aren't there already.
  3. Tap on Passbook & Apple Pay.
  4. Tap Add Credit or Debit Card.
  5. Tap Next in the upper right hand corner.
  6. Enter the security code for the card you have on file with iTunes.
  7. Tap Next in the upper right hand corner.
  8. Agree to your cardholder's terms and conditions.
  9. Your card will show up in Apple Pay as soon as it's done verifying.

How to set up and add cards to Apple Pay on your Apple WatchHow to set up and add cards to Apple Pay on your Apple Watch

How to add more cards to Apple Pay on Apple Watch

  1. Launch the Apple Watch app on your iPhone.
  2. Tap on My Watch in the bottom navigation if you aren't there already.
  3. Tap on Passbook & Apple Pay.
  4. Tap Add Credit or Debit Card.
  5. Tap Next in the upper right hand corner.
  6. Line up your card in the yellow box and your iPhone will automatically capture as much information as it can. If you're having trouble you can also tap on Add Card Details Manually towards the bottom.
  7. Fill in any remaining information and verify what it captured was correct, then tap Next in the upper right hand corner.
  8. Repeat this process for every card you'd like to use with Apple Pay on your Apple Watch.

How to set up and add cards to Apple Pay on your Apple WatchHow to set up and add cards to Apple Pay on your Apple Watch