*APPLE PAY Refunds* How they work?

Discussion in 'iPhone' started by nouveau-apple, Sep 26, 2015.

  1. nouveau-apple macrumors 6502a

    Sep 29, 2014
    Ok, so this is one of those questions that most people really don't know the answer to. What happens if you make an Apple Pay payment, then have to restore the OS, causing the card to have to be re registered? Apple Pay returns at the store (in this case Sephora) require the device to be retapped.

    The receipt came out and it said it was approved but whether I actually get the money back remains to be seen.

    Who else has done this before?
  2. Shadowbech macrumors 601

    Oct 18, 2011
    Planet iPhone
    When I purchased the Apple Watch I used a split payment method and I used Apple Pay. So when they processed a return the amount I used was approved to go back to the card that I used with Apple Pay. Ended up restoring and set up new device. Couple days later checked my account and got my money back.
  3. nouveau-apple thread starter macrumors 6502a

    Sep 29, 2014
    Oh that's exactly what happened to me, I also used split payment on 2 Apple pay cards. When it came to matching up the device account numbers, nothing matched so I just winged it.
  4. ron7624 macrumors 68020


    Oct 14, 2011
    Houston, Texas area
    Well, I don't know how it works either but I have gotten refunds in a couple of situations and the money showed back up on my card in a couple of days as a refund.
  5. scaredpoet macrumors 604


    Apr 6, 2007
    Yeah, you should still get your refund. This is the first time merchants have to refund on new card numbers. Imagine having your card lost or stolen, and then having to do a return on something you bought on the old card. With the old number long gone, you'd be out of luck if the system didn't allow for credits a new account number.

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