What is Apple Pay

  • Easy. Make payments in stores, in apps and on the web with your iPhone, Apple Watch, iPad and Mac with just a touch
  • Secure and private. A unique transaction code is used for each purchase so your card details are never shared with any merchant or saved on your device
  • Rewarding. Continue to enjoy the same rewards and privileges as you will with your physical HSBC Credit and Debit Card

Adding your HSBC Credit or Debit Cards

Wallet of Apply Pay; image used for HSBC Credit Cards Apply Pay.

Step 1: Open the Wallet app and tap the '+' sign in the upper right corner

Adding Card into Apply Pay Wallet; image used for HSBC Credit Cards Apply Pay.

Step 2 : Follow the onscreen instructions

Credit Cards Wallet in Apply Pay; image used for HSBC Credit Cards Apply Pay.

Step 3 : Make HSBC Credit or Debit Card your default card 

In the Wallet app, tap and hold your HSBC Credit or Debit Card. Drag it to the front and release. You will receive a notification confirming your default card setting.

Instructions
Steps/Devices Apple Watch iPad
Step 1 Open the Apple Watch app on your iPhone.
Go to Settings.
Step 2 Tap "Wallet & Apple Pay" and select "Add Credit or Debit Card."
Tap "Wallet & Apple Pay" and select "Add Credit or Debit Card."
Step 3 Follow the onscreen instructions.
Follow the onscreen instructions.
Instructions
Steps/Devices Step 1
Apple Watch Open the Apple Watch app on your iPhone.
iPad Go to Settings.
Steps/Devices Step 2
Apple Watch Tap "Wallet & Apple Pay" and select "Add Credit or Debit Card."
iPad Tap "Wallet & Apple Pay" and select "Add Credit or Debit Card."
Steps/Devices Step 3
Apple Watch Follow the onscreen instructions.
iPad Follow the onscreen instructions.

How to pay with Apple Pay

In store

iPhone

Hold iPhone near the contactless reader with your finger on Touch ID.

Apple Watch

Double-click the side button and hold Apple Watch up to the contactless reader.

In apps

iPhone or iPad 

Select Apple Pay as the payment method during checkout and place your finger on Touch ID.

On the web

Mac

In Safari, choose Apple Pay then complete the purchase with your iPhone or Apple Watch.

Where to use

Use Apple Pay where contactless payments are accepted. 

Simply look out for the Apple Pay mark or contactless symbol at the checkout counter. 

Apply Pay and Paywave logo

Compatible devices

Devices In Apps
In Stores
On the web in Safari

iPhone

iPhone X, iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus, iPhone 7, iPhone 7 Plus, iPhone 6s, iPhone 6s Plus, iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus, iPhone SE

Yes Yes
Yes

Apple Watch

Paired with iPhone 5 or later

Yes
Yes
No

iPad

iPad Pro, iPad Air 2, iPad mini 4, iPad mini 3

Yes
No Yes

Mac

MacBook Pro with Touch ID / a Mac model introduced in 2012 or later with an Apple Pay-enabled

No No Yes

Compatible devices

Devices

iPhone

iPhone X, iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus, iPhone 7, iPhone 7 Plus, iPhone 6s, iPhone 6s Plus, iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus, iPhone SE

In Apps
Yes
In Stores
Yes
On the web in Safari
Yes
Devices

Apple Watch

Paired with iPhone 5 or later

In Apps
Yes
In Stores
Yes
On the web in Safari
No
Devices

iPad

iPad Pro, iPad Air 2, iPad mini 4, iPad mini 3

In Apps
Yes
In Stores
No
On the web in Safari
Yes
Devices

Mac

MacBook Pro with Touch ID / a Mac model introduced in 2012 or later with an Apple Pay-enabled

In Apps
No
In Stores
No
On the web in Safari
Yes

Frequently asked questions

Not yet an HSBC Credit Cardholder?

Apply online

Important information

Terms and conditions apply to the use of Apple Pay on HSBC Credit Cards (PDF).

Terms and conditions apply to the use of Apple Pay on HSBC Debit Cards (PDF).

Apple, the Apple logo, Apple Pay, Apple Watch, iPad, iPhone, iTunes, Mac, Safari, and Touch ID are trademarks of Apple Inc., registered in the U.S. and other countries. iPad Pro is a trademark of Apple Inc.