In this article, we will discuss how you can save your credit card or debit card information in Safari on your iPhone, iPad. This will help you to autofill card information on your iPhone and iPad on your next purchase. Well, Safari can take care of saving and filling in all the website passwords you want, but did you know that we can also do the same with credit cards?
Steps to Save Credit Card or Debit Card Info in Safari on iPhone & iPad
How to add and use a credit card
Adding credit cards to Safari is the same way that you would save a new login password. The data, which you can enter on your iPhone or iPad, thanks to iCloud, is synchronized on all your devices. The steps to save a new card are as follows:
- Open the Settings app on your iPhone or iPad
First open Settings App.
- Scroll down and tap on the Safari
Then scroll down and go to Safari settings.
- Then go to Autofill
After opening Safari settings, tap on autofill.
- Tap on Saved Credit Cards
Tap on the Saved credit cards as shown in the screenshot below:
- You may need to identify yourself with Face ID, Touch ID, or with the passcode of your device
Identify yourself with Face ID, Touch ID, or with the passcode of your device.
- Tap Add card > write the name of the cardholder, the card number, its expiration date, and a description or name
Write the name of the cardholder, the card number, its expiration date, and a description or name after tapping Add card.
- Then Click Done.
Finally, after entering all details, click Done.
In step 6, if you wish, you can touch the Use the camera option so that, after pointing to the front of the card, the system fills in the information for you.
With these steps, you can now use your credit card or debit card autofill settings in Safari. Whenever a form where you are asked for a credit card, Safari will automatically suggest you choose one of the ones you have saved to automatically fill in all the fields. You only need to manually enter the CVV to continue with the purchase.
Important Note to save credit card information in Safari to autofill it on iPhone or iPad
Note: The three-digit code that you find on the back of your card will never enter the autofill system. Keychain never has access to such sensitive information such as the CVV code and you would not be able to make a purchase.
Next time when you find a payment form while shopping online, Safari will provide the credit or debit card information. Some data such as CVV number and the card pin is important to remember. This data is saved in a totally encrypted form and without Apple being able to access it.