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Crowbot

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I was thinking today: What would happen if I had to get a new physical Apple Card. What do I do with the old card. With the plastic cards I would just shove it into the shredder. But I don't think that would be a good idea with the AC.
 

Allyance

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File it in a safe place or sand the front and back to remove your name, chip and mag stripe. There are no account numbers or 3 digit codes visible.
After sanding just recycle the metal.
 
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dmr727

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With other metal cards I've used, the company will send you a sleeve and a postage free envelope to send back to them to be destroyed.
 
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Crowbot

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With other metal cards I've used, the company will send you a sleeve and a postage free envelope to send back to them to be destroyed.
Yes, that's what I figured Apple will do.

Update: Apple will send a sleeve for the card so I can send it for recycling.
 
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jseymour

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I figure I'll just take sandpaper to the mag stripe and a Dremel tool to the chip on the Apple Card I just cancelled, then re-purpose it into a scraper. I think I'll leave my name on so nobody tries to steal my fancy titanium scraper :D
 

Mousse

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I figure I'll just take sandpaper to the mag stripe and a Dremel tool to the chip on the Apple Card I just cancelled, then re-purpose it into a scraper. I think I'll leave my name on so nobody tries to steal my fancy titanium scraper :D
Yeah, well. That works too, I guess.;)
 

Allyance

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I never use the physical card, just Apple pay. Pay it off every month. Still have a Visa & MC for online purchases, and
automatic payments like Comcast.
 
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