Apple Pay provides a convenient way to make purchases on iPhone and Apple Watch when out and about (or in the comfort of your home) without needing a physical debit or credit card. You can add as many virtual cards to your Apple Pay as you want. By default, the first card you add is your default. You can change the default card with ease.

How to change the default method on Apple Watch

To change the default Apple Pay payment method on Apple Watch:

  1. Open the Apple Watch app on your iPhone.
  2. Scroll down and tap Wallet & Apple Pay.
  3. Tap Default Card under Transaction Defaults.
  4. Select your card.

How to change the default card on iPhone

For your convenience, here's how to change your default Apple Pay card on your iPhone (or iPad) also:

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  1. Open the Settings app on your iPhone.
  2. Tap Wallet & Apple Pay.
  3. Tap Default Card under Transaction Defaults.
  4. Select a new card to be your default.

You can also change your default payment method in the iOS Wallet.

  1. Open the Wallet app on your iPhone.
  2. Touch and hold a card until it hovers and then drag it to the front of the other cards.

A message on your phone will confirm the change.

Questions?

Do you have any more questions about Apple Watch? Be sure to take a look at our ultimate guide. If you have any other questions, let us know in the notes below.

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