Apple Pay is a convenient and secure way to pay with your iPhone or Apple Watch. You can use it to make purchases in stores, online, and in apps. But did you know that you can also use it to access places and pay for things on campus with your student ID?
That’s right, you can add your student ID card to Apple Wallet and use it just like you would use your physical card. You can use it to enter your dorm, library, gym, and other campus facilities. You can also use it to buy food, drinks, books, supplies, and more at campus cafés, shops, and vending machines.
In this article, we will show you how to add your student ID to Apple Pay, how to use it, and how to remove it if needed. Let’s get started!
Requirements for Adding Your Student ID to Apple Pay
Before you can add your student ID to Apple Pay, you need to make sure that you have the following:
- A compatible iPhone or Apple Watch. You can check the list of compatible devices here.
- Your device signed in with your Apple ID. You can learn how to sign in with your Apple ID here.
- A participating college or university. Not all schools support this feature yet, so you need to check with your school card office.
- The latest version of your school app from the App Store. You need this app to manage your student account and add it to Apple Wallet.
How to Add Your Student ID to Apple Pay?
Once you have met the requirements above, you can follow these steps to add your student ID to Apple Pay:
- Step 1: Sign in to your school app with your school user name and password.
- Step 2: Tap Add to Apple Wallet. You may need to grant some permissions or verify your identity.
- Step 3: Follow the onscreen instructions. You may need to enter some information or scan a QR code.
That’s it! You have successfully added your student ID to Apple Pay. You can now see it in the Wallet app on your device.
How to Use Your Student ID with Apple Pay?
Now that you have added your student ID to Apple Pay, you can use it for various purposes on campus. Here are some tips on how to use it:
- Express Mode.
This is a feature that allows you to use your student ID with just a tap. You don’t need to wake or unlock your device, or authenticate with Face ID, Touch ID, or passcode. Simply hold your device near the contactless reader and wait for a checkmark on the screen. Express Mode is turned on automatically when you add your student ID to Apple Wallet, but you can turn it off if you want.
- How to use your student ID on your iPhone or Apple Watch.
To use your student ID on your device, hold the top of your iPhone with the screen facing you or the display of your Apple Watch near the contactless reader.
If you are making a purchase, the cashier may have to select the payment method. Depending on the model of your iPhone, you may be able to use your student ID even after your battery runs out. If you have turned off Express Mode, you need to open the Wallet app, tap your student ID, authenticate with Face ID, Touch ID, or passcode, and hold your device near the reader.
- How to find your student ID account balances on your iPhone?
To check your student ID account balances, such as meal plan, laundry, or bookstore credits, open the Wallet app and tap your student ID. You can see up to three account balances on the card. To see more balances, tap the More button. To add money to your student ID, use your school app or website, or a self-service machine on campus.
How to Remove Your Student ID from Apple Pay
If you want to remove your student ID from Apple Pay, you can do so easily by following these steps:
How to remove your student ID from Apple Wallet?
- Open the Wallet app and tap your student ID.
- Tap the More button and then tap Remove Card.
- Confirm your action and enter your Apple ID password if prompted.
What to do if your device is lost or stolen?
If you lose your device or it gets stolen, you need to take some actions to protect your student ID and other cards in Apple Wallet.
- First, mark your device as lost. This will turn off access to all cards and passes in Apple Wallet, including your student ID.
- Second, remove your student ID from your school app.
- Third, contact your school card office and report the loss or theft.
- You can find their contact information by opening your student ID in Apple Wallet, tapping the More button, and tapping Call.
Adding your student ID to Apple Pay is a smart and convenient way to enjoy campus life with your iPhone or Apple Watch. You can use it to access places and pay for things on campus with just a tap. You can also check your account balances and add money to your student ID easily.
To add your student ID to Apple Pay, you need a compatible device, an Apple ID, a participating school, and the latest version of your school app. Then, you can follow the simple steps in this article to add it to Apple Wallet. You can also learn how to use it, how to remove it, and what to do if your device is lost or stolen.
We hope this article has helped you learn how to add your student ID to Apple Pay. If you have any questions or feedback, please let us know in the comments below. And don’t forget to share this article with your friends who might find it useful.
- Can I use my student ID with Apple Pay on other devices, such as iPad or Mac?
No, you can only use your student ID with Apple Pay on iPhone or Apple Watch.
- Can I use my student ID with Apple Pay outside of campus?
No, you can only use your student ID with Apple Pay on campus locations that accept it.
- Can I use my student ID with Apple Pay for online purchases?
No, you can only use your student ID with Apple Pay for in-person purchases at campus cafés, shops, and vending machines.
- Can I have more than one student ID in Apple Wallet?
Yes, you can have multiple student IDs in Apple Wallet if you attend more than one school that supports this feature.
- Can I transfer my student ID to another device?
Yes, you can transfer your student ID to another device by signing in with the same Apple ID and adding it again from your school app.
We hope you have enjoyed this article and learned something new. If you are interested in more Apple-related apps and technologies, check out our website Apple Bulletin for more tips, tricks, and reviews. Thank you for reading and have a great day!