How to Use Apple Pay in macOS

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Apple Pay is finally on the web. When it launched on iOS, taking your iPhone to a store and paying with a tap felt like the future. Now, you can online shop with the same ease.

With macOS, you can use Apple Pay from the Safari web browser (sorry, Chrome and Firefox users) to buy from online vendors with a quick tap, as long as you have an iPhone or iPad with Touch ID or Face ID handy. Right now, supported merchants include Time Inc., Lululemon and Warby Parker, with more sure to pile on to make it easy for customers to buy their wares.

Here's how to use Apple Pay with macOS:

 1. Visit a supported Apple Pay merchant. Here, we're using Sports Illustrated, which allows subscriptions through Apple Pay.

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2. Click on Apple Pay at checkout.

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3. A prompt to authenticate the payment will pop up on your Mac and iPhone.

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4. Use Touch  ID or Face ID on your iPhone or iPad to authenticate the payment.

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You're all done. Your payment will be made on your credit or debit card, just as if you had used Apple Pay at a terminal in a store.

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Andrew E. Freedman
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