What you need to know
- The second developer beta of iOS 15.4 includes reference to Apple's new "Tap to Pay on iPhone" feature.
- The feature is expected to launch for businesses in the spring.
The latest developer beta of iOS gives us our first glimpse of Apple's new "Tap to Pay on iPhone" feature.
Spotted by MacRumors the second developer beta of iOS 15.4 includes reference to the new feature in the code of the beta release. Of course, the feature is not released yet so users with the iOS 15.4 beta installed will be unable to use it just yet.
The feature, which Apple announced earlier today, will allow business owners to accept payments from customers with just their iPhone - no other hardware required.
The inclusion of "Tap to Pay on iPhone" in the iOS 15.4 beta most likely means that both iOS 15.4 will support the feature and that it will be publicly rolled out in the spring as that is when "Tap to Pay" is expected to launch.
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Joe Wituschek is a Contributor at iMore. With over ten years in the technology industry, one of them being at Apple, Joe now covers the company for the website. In addition to covering breaking news, Joe also writes editorials and reviews for a range of products. He fell in love with Apple products when he got an iPod nano for Christmas almost twenty years ago. Despite being considered a "heavy" user, he has always preferred the consumer-focused products like the MacBook Air, iPad mini, and iPhone 13 mini. He will fight to the death to keep a mini iPhone in the lineup. In his free time, Joe enjoys video games, movies, photography, running, and basically everything outdoors.