[Solved]Apple Pay Not Working in iOS 11 on iPhone X/8/7? Fixes Here!

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Myra Updated on Jun 04, 2018 to iOS & Mac Topics | How-to Articles

As you know, Apply Pay enables you to make purchases easily and safely with your iPhone. When it works well, you can enjoy the conveniences it brings you. But the case is that your device cannot always perform as you expect. The issue "Apple Pay not working in iOS 11 on iPhone" is frequently reported by iPhone users. The good news is that the potential solutions to the problem "Apple Pay not working on iPhone in iOS 11" are provided in this article. If you are troubled by this issue, you will know how to cope with it after reading this article. For more tips on solving common iPhone problems and on how to use iDevices, you can go to the page covering the tips for iDevices to find what you need.

Fixes to Apple Pay Not Working in iOS 11 on iPhone 8/X/7

How to fix "Apple Pay not working" in iOS 11 on iPhone X/8/7

Tip 1: Use Apple Pay on iPhone X correctly

The newly released iPhone X is unlike other iPhones. Without the Home button, many operations on iPhone X are different from that on other iPhones like iPhone 8 or iPhone 7. It's no exception when it comes to using Apple Pay. To make purchases with Apply Pay on iPhone X with Face ID, you first need to make sure you have set up Face ID on your iPhone X properly and then learn how to use Apple Pay on iPhone X in a store, within an App or on a website correctly. (Don't cover the TrueDepth camera or your face when you use Face ID with Apple Pay.)

Tip 2: Check your iPhone region

You should know that Apply Pay is not supported by all countries or regions in the world. If you encounter the "Apply Pay not working" problem in iOS 11 on your iPhone X, iPhone 8 or iPhone 7, you can go to Settings > General > Language & Region > Region on your iPhone in iOS 11 to check whether your country or region supports Apple Pay. ( Go to https://support.apple.com/en-hk/HT207957 to see the complete list of the countries or regions that support Apple Pay.)

Tip 3: Restart your iPhone in iOS 11

The simple way to can try to fix the "Apple Pay not working" issue on your iPhone is to restart your iPhone. There are two ways to make it in iOS 11.

Method 1: Press and hold the Side button until a slider appears, drag the slider to turn off your iPhone and then hold and press the same button to turn your device on.

Method 2: Go to Settings > General > Shut Down and move the slider to turn off your iPhone. Then press and hold the Side button to turn on your iPhone/iPad in iOS 11.

Tip 4: Update to the latest version of iOS

Before you update your iPhone to the latest version of iOS to solve the problem "Apply Pay not working on iPhone in iOS 11", you'd better back up your iPhone to the computer first. And then go to Settings > General > Software Update on your device to check for updates.

Tip 5: Re-add the card to Apple Pay

On your iPhone X/8/7 in iOS 11, go to Settings > Wallet & Apply Pay, tap on the card and choose Remove Card, and then click Add Credit or Debit Card to add the card to your Apple Pay again.

"Apple Pay not working in iOS 11 on iPhone"  remains unsolved after trying all the tips above? Go to https://support.apple.com/contact to contact Apple for help.


Want a free alternative to iTunes to help you add ringtones to iPhone X, back up the contents of your previous iPhone to computer or import data from computer to your iPhone? If so, using EaseUS MobiMover Free can meet all your need perfectly. With MobiMover installed on your PC running iOS 11 or later, you can transfer photos, videos, audios, contacts, messages, notes and more between two iOS devices (iPhone/iPad in iOS 11 or later) or between an iOS device and computer without any cost and limitation. Don't hesitate to install MobiMover on your PC and make it your good helper. Steps listed below guide you to transfer files from computer to iPhone without iTunes. 

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Step 1. Connect your iPhone to your computer and tap "Trust" on your device. Start EaseUS MobiMover and navigate to the "PC to Phone" mode. Click "Select Files" to transfer data from computer to iPhone without iTunes.

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Step 2. Windows File Explorer is now open, so you can freely browse the files you want to transfer. After choosing the desired files, click "Open".

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Step 3. You can preview the detailed information of selected files on the right pane. The "Add Contents" option allows you to add more items to transfer. You can also directly drag the files to the appointed area. Finally, click "Transfer" to transfer data from your computer to iPhone. Don't disconnect your iPhone until the process accomplishes. The transfer won't take long, so wait patiently.

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