Available via the Apple Wallet app on the iPhone 6 or later running iOS 12.4, Apple's credit card is managed entirely via the Wallet app. The company first announced the Goldman-Sachs backed credit card back in March and is now shipping it out to the masses in the US.
And to clean the Apple Card itself, the company suggests you to gently wipe it with a soft, slightly damp, and lint-free microfiber cloth.
Apple goes into great detail on how to keep your flashy laser-etched titanium Apple Card looking its finest.
Apple's new credit card, the Apple Card, comes in titanium.
Magnets? Forget about it. "If your card is placed close to a magnetic latch on a purse or bag, the magnetic strip can become demagnetized", Apple warns. "I can say from two months of having the card in my leather wallet, it no longer looks pretty", one owner wrote. Created to be used with Apple Pay, users can also request a physical titanium card free of charge through the app as well. Those materials include coins and keys, a.k.a. objects you'd find in bags and pockets.
When storing it, you shouldn't put it in the pocket of your jeans or in your leather wallet due to potentially permanent discolouration.
To say the least, Apple's customer base was not impressed, joking that the company would soon introduce accessories to protect the delicate product, to the tune of hundreds of dollars.
Even if you're not a total plebeian like me and you keep your bank card in a *checks notes* wallet, this card still isn't safe because that leather wallet will probably wreak havoc on your new card too.
That means the physical Apple Card has no number displayed on its matte surface, which the company has touted as an extra layer of security.
After your card is verified, you can tap Next and start using Apple Pay. It can be used for both regular and Apple Pay purchases at any place Mastercard works.
If you plan on getting a physical Apple Card, you should definitely go through the points highlighted by Apple in its support document.
Apple has previously been criticised for making products that are aesthetically pleasing but easily damaged in everyday use.