Find Apple Pay Locations

Have you ever wondered if a nearby store takes the Apple Pay system? There is a fairly easy way to determine that without actually going to the store. Apple Pay is growing and will continue to grow. I use it at times. Let’s see how to determine if nearby stores are using Apple Pay in the iOS.

Apple Pay

Finding Apple Pay equipped stores is pretty easy. Just grab your iPhone and go into the Maps App:

Apple Maps
Apple Maps

Now go into the Search area in the Maps App and type in “Apple Pay”:

Maps Search Area
Maps Search Area

Then the Maps App shows the nearby stores with Apple Pay capabilities:

Apple Pay Sites
Apple Pay Sites

The Apple Pay sites are numbered which is helpful because it shows there are other Apple Pay sites not showing in your window. You can scroll around in that window to find those other sites.

Conclusion

This is not a big deal, but it is nice to be able to quickly find determine if a store has Apple Pay and/or find other Apple Pay sites.