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Apple Pay Now Available to Commonwealth Bank Customers

Thursday, January 24, 2019

by Commonwealth Bank of Australia

Apple Pay is transforming mobile payments with an easy, secure and private way to pay, that’s fast and convenient, and will be available to use with CBA and Bankwest personal debit and credit cards from today.

Angus Sullivan, Group Executive of Retail Banking Services, said: “Following the commitment we made to Commonwealth Bank customers in December, I’m delighted to announce that Apple Pay is available from today.

“We’re continuing to make mobile banking and payments simpler and easier for our customers with the launch of Apple Pay, alongside the CommBank app, rated number one in Australia and number three globally.

“In 2019, customers can expect us to continue listening, innovating, and providing the best possible experiences when they bank with us,” said Mr Sullivan.

Jennifer Bailey, Apple’s vice president of Internet Services said: “We are excited to welcome Commonwealth Bank customers to Apple Pay, the number one mobile contactless payment service worldwide. Customers can now take advantage of the speed, convenience and security that Apple Pay offers when making payments on the Apple devices they love to use every day.”

For more information or to find out how to add eligible CommBank cards to Apple Pay, please visit CommBank.com.au/applepay


About Apple Pay

Security and privacy is at the core of Apple Pay. When you use a credit or debit card with Apple Pay, the actual card numbers are not stored on the device, nor on Apple servers. Instead, a unique Device Account Number is assigned, encrypted and securely stored in the Secure Element on your device. Each transaction is authorized with a one-time unique dynamic security code.

Apple Pay is easy to set up and users will continue to receive all of the rewards and beneļ¬ts offered by credit and debit cards. In stores, Apple Pay works with iPhone SE, iPhone 6 and later, and Apple Watch.

Online shopping in apps and on websites accepting Apple Pay is simple with Touch ID, or just double-click the side button and authenticate with a glance with Face ID. There’s no need to manually fill out lengthy account forms or repeatedly type in shipping and billing information with Apple Pay. When paying for goods and services in apps or Safari, Apple Pay works with iPhone 6 and later, iPhone SE, iPad Pro, iPad (5th Generation and later), iPad Air 2, and iPad mini 3 and later. You can also use Apple Pay in Safari on any Mac introduced in or after 2012 running macOS Sierra and confirm the payment with iPhone 6 or later or Apple Watch, or with Touch ID on the new MacBook Pro.

For more information on Apple Pay, visit: http://www.apple.com/au/apple-pay/

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