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Apple users to switch to UPI payments and net banking before June 1, but why?

Apple will not store the card information of the user anymore. This indeed will result in payment mode change, from Credit cards and Debit Cards to UPI platforms like Google Pay or PayTm.   

Saumya Nigam Written by: Saumya Nigam Noida Published on: May 20, 2022 15:59 IST
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Apple users to switch to UPI payments and net banking before June 1, but why?

Apple has recently announced that iOS users will have to change their payment method on the App Store. As per the new regulations from the Reserve Bank of India, Apple users will not be allowed to use credit and debit cards for purchases or for subscriptions from the App Store. 

The company stated that it will not store the card information of the user anymore. This indeed will result in payment made by the mode of UPI platforms like Google Pay or PayTm. 

Recently Apple has been reminding its users to switch to UPI payments and net banking before June 1, 2022.

In an email, Apple stated: "In light of upcoming Reserve Bank of India regulations, starting June 1, credit and debit cards can no longer be used for purchases or subscriptions on the App Store or other Apple services. Apple will no longer store card information on file — protecting your payment method is our top priority.”

So from June 1 onwards, for making payments, users will have to add their UPI or net banking account. And they will further have to remove the card details as well.

Here is how you can do that:

  • Go to the Settings menu on your iOS device (iPhone/iPad)
  • On the top, there will be an Apple ID. Click on that 
  • Select the Payment and Shipping option 
  • Enter your Apple ID credentials. If you have your credentials, Apple will ask the user to sign in.
  • For adding a new payment mode, tap on Add Payment Method
  • Apple will redirect you to add either UPI or RuPay details in the account
  • Then you will have to follow the steps by filling up the details
  • You can further remove any existing payment method by tapping on the Edit option
  • You can add multiple payment modes to their Apple ID as well