Sending money is becoming easier in iOS 17 with the ability to send payments on a custom schedule. Follow along for how to set up recurring Apple Cash payments on iPhone, including new memo options.
Apple has been expanding its financial offerings with one of the latest additions being the Apple Card Savings Account that launched earlier this spring.
Now iOS 17 brings handy scheduled payments for Apple Cash on iPhone and iPad. When you set up recurring Apple Cash payments, the first one will be made immediately with the following ones going through at 9 am PT on the schedule you set up.
How to set up recurring Apple Cash payments on iPhone with iOS 17
iOS 17 is currently in beta. Read more on how to install the software if you’d like to test out features like this and more. And keep in mind features can change during the beta period.
You might see a splash screen in iOS 17 asking if you’d like to set up recurring Apple Cash payments, tap “Set Up Recurring Payment” if you see it, if not, here’s how to do it within a Message:
- In iOS 17, open the Messages app and choose a contact
- Tap the + icon to the left of the text field
- Choose Cash
- Tap $1/Show Keypad
- Now choose Recurring Payment at the bottom
- Pick a start date, repeat frequency, and add a memo if you’d like
- Choose Next in the top right corner
- Tap the send button (up arrow) to start the recurring payment
Here’s how it looks to set up recurring Apple Cash payments:
After selecting Recurring Payment and selecting your start date and repeat frequency, you can choose Add a Memo at the bottom.
There are 11 quick emoji memo options with titles you can pick from or tap the + icon to add a custom emoji/title.
When you’re all set, tap Next in the top right corner then send your recurring payment:
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