How You Can Use Apple Pay with Face ID on the New iPhone X

For Apple Pay users, the iPhone X will be an adjustment. Gone are the days where you could rest your finger on the home button and hold your device within range of a contactless reader. Without Touch ID on the iPhone X, this isn't possible. But have no fear, Face ID is here.
The new security feature from Apple that replaces Touch ID on the iPhone X will provide authentication where Touch ID normally would, and this includes Apple Pay. So whether you just bought a new iPhone X and you don't know how to use Apple Pay and Face ID yet, or if you're just interested in seeing how it's done, I'll explain below.

To use Apple Pay on the iPhone X, unlock the device, then double-click the side button to bring up the Apple Pay app. Once there, you must actively look at your iPhone X to verify your identity with Face ID, so open your eyes and take off your sunglasses. You will know when you've been identified by your device when the little blue symbol near the center of the screen changes from "Face ID" to "Hold Near Reader." 




You'll first see "Face ID" (left), then "Hold Near Reader" when ready (right).Images by The Verge/YouTube

Once this symbol changes, hold the iPhone X near a contactless reader and you're done. The rest of the transaction will take place at the register, so follow the prompts on the payment terminal.
The removal of the home button will be an adjustment for all iPhone users, but here at Gadget Hacks, we've got you covered. Stay tuned to learn more about the minor adjustments you'll need to make with the new iPhone X. In the meantime, share your thoughts about the new iPhone X in the comment section below.




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