How do I use Apple Pay to donate?

To use Apple Pay® as a payment option when you give on ActBlue, you must be using an Apple Pay-compatible device. Most folks set up Apple Pay on their phone, but you can also use Apple Pay on iPads, Apple Watches, and newer Mac laptops. The Apple Pay button will appear in the “Checkout” section of the contribution form:

If you’re not seeing Apple Pay, check out our troubleshooting guide here.

After clicking the Apple Pay button, you will be asked to provide some additional information for campaign finance requirements before completing the donation:

If you do not have Apple Pay set up on your device, you will need to add a card to Apple Pay before continuing with this payment method. Here are Apple’s instructions for setting up Apple Pay on eligible devices.

If you decide you want to give with a credit or debit card instead, click the “Reset the form” link under the Apple Pay button. Then select the “Continue with credit or debit” button that is below the Apple Pay and PayPal buttons:


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