Sending money from our phone is will be getting easier, thanks to Apple Pay Cash.
After waiting for it with the launch of iOS 11 and testing it in the beta version of iOS 11.2, since last Saturday where it was available to all audiences. Through the service, users can send money between friends from the iMessage application for iPhones and iPads.
Initially, it is only available in the United States, but little by little it will be extended to the countries where the Apple Pay service is available.
How does Apple Pay Cash work on iOS 11.2?
After updating to iOS 11.2, you can find Apple Pay Cash as an iMessage application on iPhone or iPad compatible with Apple Pay. It is also possible to send and receive payments with Apple Pay Cash using Siri, and on the Apple Watch in messages that mention the quantities to send.
For now and according to the rates applied in the United States, where so far is available, sending payments with a debit card or an Apple debit card is free with Apple Pay Cash, and payments made with a credit card carry the fee 3% standard of the industry. There is also a limit of $ 3,000 for individual payments.
For now it will only be available for iPhone and iPad users, it requires iOS 11.2 or later. The Apple Watch also works with Apple Pay Cash on iOS 4.2 or later.