Will iOS 9 Beta get Apple Pay in the UK?

Discussion in 'iOS 9' started by Hustler1337, Jun 28, 2015.

  1. Hustler1337 macrumors 65816

    Hustler1337

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    Hi Guys,

    As you may know Apple announced in the WWDC that Apple Pay will be (finally) coming to the UK in July. As I've got iOS 9 beta installed, what is the likelihood that Apple Pay will be active and working on the beta?

    I don't really wish to downgrade to iOS 8.4 just to use/try out Apple Pay, but if its not available on the beta, I may have to downgrade.

    Thanks ;)

    Edit: Do those of you in the US with iOS 9 beta have Apple Pay working?
     
  2. iGeek2014, Jun 28, 2015
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    iGeek2014 macrumors 68000

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    I briefly tried iOS 9 on my iPad Air 2. Changing the region to United States brought up the Apple Pay 'feature' under Settings so I'd hazard a guess and say once it's activated (by Apple & the banks) it'll work under the UK region setting also.

    My Santander Visa Debit card and 123 MasterCard have the Terms ready (when I tried it on 8.4) so they are pretty much good to go.
     

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  3. spooky2k macrumors 6502a

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    No one will know until it launches...
     
  4. Lobwedgephil macrumors 68030

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    Yes, Apple Pay is working in the U.S. on iOS 9 betas.
     
  5. dspalton macrumors 6502a

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    I'm a dev, but if you have any UK questions wife works at an institution in the UK can bounce some AQ's to her if it helps?

    Dave
     
  6. Davstaylor macrumors regular

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    This makes me question when in July Apple Pay UK will be launched, it said July, but no date so does this mean the 1st July as the T&C's are good to go, would make sense for it to be included in the 8.4 update/9.0 new seed with Apple Music, or not?
     
  7. Gav2k macrumors G3

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    My bank (first direct) has confirmed 1st and doing so openly if you speak to them. They seem very much geared up for that date.
     
  8. Davstaylor macrumors regular

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    Ahhh, well that's good too know! thank you for the information. I am have a feeling tomorrow's update will probably enable it for us then.
     

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