How To Remove Apple Pay Cards From Apple Watch
Here's how you can remove your Apple Pay cards from Apple Watch in case you lose your wearable.
When Apple announced Apple Pay at the tail end of last year, it made the fact very clear that the Apple Watch will support the newfound payment system once it goes on sale. But like any other Apple device, or any gadget for that matter, it's prone to get lost or stolen. The thing is, the Apple Watch requires an iPhone to fully function, but if you have Apple Pay set up on your wearable, then you can negate the need of having an iPhone with you to make payments on the go.
Now, the problem is, if you lose your Apple Watch, or if it gets stolen, your Apple Pay cards go along with it, and an ill-intentioned individual can make purchases at different terminals, as long as you don't have a passcode in place. To avoid that scenario, we'll show you how to remove all your Apple Pay information from your Apple Watch in a snap.
Remove Apple Pay Cards From Apple Watch
1. Open the icloud.com website from your Web browser.
2. Sign in with your iCloud credentials, the very same one you used to set up your Apple Watch.
3. Click on your name at the top right hand corner and then click on 'iCloud Settings.'
4. Scroll down to the 'My Devices' section, where all your Apple devices will be listed. Click on your Apple Watch.
5. Under your Apple Watch picture, you should see all your Apple Pay cards being listed. Simply click on 'Remove All' and confirm your action.
Your Apple Pay cards will no longer work on your Apple Watch here on in. While you might not be able to recover your wearable, but you can rest assured that no one else will misuse your Apple Pay supported cards. Profit.
The Apple Watch is an expensive product, and we highly recommend that users take extra measures to keep their investment as safe as possible before it falls into the wrong hands. We're of course, talking about putting a passcode in place, so whenever you take your Apple Watch off your wrist, it would become absolutely useless for someone else. A little precaution can actually go a long way in saving your precious investment from being misused.
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