The Apple Card does not offer price protection. The Apple Card’s lack of a price protection benefit is not uncommon these days, as more and more credit cards have dropped this perk. Recent advances in price-tracking technology have led to a dramatic increase in price protection claims, making the benefit too expensive for some issuers to sustain.
In general, credit card price protection allows cardholders to receive a refund for the difference between an item’s original purchase price and a lower price advertised within the following 60 to 120 days. Coverage amounts and excluded items vary, depending on the credit card issuer.
You can activate your Apple Card through your iPhone. More specifically, your new Apple Card is sent in a special wallet-style packaging which contains an NFC (Near Field Communication) tag. This tag initiates the link between the physical Apple Card with the digital one in the Wallet app on your iPhone.
You will need a compatible iPhone with the latest iOS version to activate your Apple Card.… read full answer
Here's how to activate your Apple Card:
Open the packaging that has your Apple Card inside.
Open the Wallet app.
Tap the “Activate Your Card” button from the main dashboard.
Hold the iPhone near the packaging.
Follow the on-screen instructions and you’re all set.
If the packaging that your new Apple Card was delivered in has been damaged or you accidentally disposed of it before activating the card, follow the steps mentioned above to activate it.
Here's what to do if you don't have the Apple Card packaging:
Open Wallet on your iPhone and select "Apple Card".
Tap the "More" button, then select “Card Details”.
Under the virtual Apple Card, tap "Activate Your Card".
Tap "Having trouble activating your card".
Tap "Do Not Have Card Packaging".
Follow the instructions on your screen to activate your card.
If you need more help, you can chat with an Apple Card representative. You should also note that your card is ready to use as soon as it's activated.
Here is how to contact the Apple Card customer service:
Online: Contact Apple through the Messages app on your Apple device and you will be routed to the Apple Card customer service for any account-related questions. Alternatively, you can chat with an agent by using the … read full answerApple Wallet app and tapping "Message."
By phone: Call the Apple Card customer service department at (877) 255-5923.
By mail: Send your written inquiries to the following address: Lockbox 6112 P.O. Box 7247 Philadelphia, PA 19170-6112
You cannot get an Apple Card cash advance because the card does not allow cash advances at all. However, you can use the Apple Card for purchases wherever cards on the Mastercard network are accepted.
The fact that Apple Card cash advances are not an option might actually be a blessing in disguise.… read full answerCash advances are very expensive, thanks to a cash advance fee and a separate cash advance APR that apply as soon as you withdraw the cash. There may also be ATM-owner fees, depending on where you make the cash advance.
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