Tap to Pay launches in France

Apple launches Tap to Pay support in France.

The banking group BPCE (Banques Populaires, Caisses d'Epargne and Payplug) and along with Adyen, myPOS, Revolut, SumUp, Viva Wallet, and Worldline now offer Tap to Pay on iPhone to French customers. They will soon be joined by BNP Paribas, Crédit Coopératif, Market Pay, Stancer and Stripe, according to Apple.


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Apple acknowledges issues with BMW and Toyota wireless charges

Apple acknowledged issue with some car wireless chargers causing NFC temporary disfunction on iPhone 15 models. Apple promises software update to address this issue.

At this moment it is not known how widespread the issue is. No further details are provided so far.


Car wireless chargers could overheat iPhones too

Reports arise that BMW wireless charging pads could lead to iPhone overheating issues and, eventually, hardware damage – NFC chip powering Apple Pay stopped working. Additional reports highlight that there might be issues with other car makers and phones too.

General recommendation is to monitor iPhone temperature levels and avoid overheating.


Tap to Pay launches in Brazil

Apple launches Tap to Pay in Brazil with CloudWalk’s InfinitePay integration.

Based on a report from last year, almost 40% of transactions in Brazil during the third quarter of 2022 were made through contactless payments. The country has a high rate of NFC-enabled POS (point-of-sale) terminals.


Reference: Apple officially launches Tap to Pay in Brazil as international expansion continues

Tap to Pay is now available in Netherlands

Apple brings Tap to Pay framework to Netherlands with Adyen and SumUp as first payment platforms supporting the framework. Other companies are expected to follow.

Other parties will also follow at a later date, including Rabobank, Klearly, Revolut, Stripe and myPOS.


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Apple launches Tap to Pay in UK

Apple now introduces support for Tap to Pay in UK. Framework allows accepting contactless payments directly on iPhone.

Revolut and Tyl by NatWest are the first payment platforms to offer Tap to Pay on iPhone to their U.K. business customers, with Adyen, Dojo, myPOS, Stripe, SumUp, Viva Wallet, Worldline, and Zettle by PayPal coming soon. Tap to Pay on iPhone will also roll out to Apple Store locations in the U.K. in the coming weeks.

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