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How to remove a card from Apple Pay

Apple Pay is an incredibly convenient way to pay for things directly on your iPhone. But what if you want to remove a card from Apple’s secure payment service?

There can be a number of scenarios where this is necessary, from a card expiring to the closing and moving of a bank account. In such scenarios, you really don’t want old or obsolete digital cards getting in the way at the checkout.

Sometimes, a card can get stuck in verification limbo, and your best bet is simply to remove it and start again.

Fortunately, it’s extremely easy to remove a card from Apple Pay. Here is how it’s done.

What we used

  • We used the iPhone 13 Pro, but these methods will work on any iPhone

The Short Version

  • Go to Wallet & Apple Pay
  • Tap the card to remove
  • Remove card
  1. Step
    1

    Go to Wallet & Apple Pay

    Open the Settings app and scroll down to Wallet & Apple Pay. Tap to enter.

  2. Step
    2

    Tap the card to remove

    Your cards will be listed at the top of the Wallet & Apple Pay section. Tap the card you wish to remove.

  3. Step
    3

    Remove card

    Scroll down to the bottom of the card page and tap the final Remove This Card button, followed by Remove. Your card will now disappear.

Troubleshooting

How do I replace a card?

When you receive a new card, you’ll need to remove the old one and set up the replacement as a new card.

How do I add a card?

Enter Settings > Wallet & Apple Pay, tap Add Card, and follow the instructions.

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