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Does Walgreens take Apple Pay?

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Walgreens is the second-largest pharma company in the U.S. and specialises in prescriptions. health and wellness and photo services.

Yes, Walgreens accept Apple Pay on all their platforms – web, app and offline store.

Moreover, you can get a 3% cash back if you are using Apple Pay. Thus, it is a win-win situation for the people. You will have to just activate the offer and add your card.

However, if you plan to purchase photos online from Walgreens, you have to do it without Apply Pay.

How to use Apple Pay?

You can use Apple Pay both for in-store and online purchases from Walgreens.

Apple iPhone with Apple Pay logo on the keyboard. Russia – October 04, 2018

In-store purchases

Just hold your iPhone or the Apple Watch over the card reader at the store. You will see the default card appear on the screen of your device along with the amount of the purchase as well as the Walgreens logo.

To use a different card, tap on Add credit or debit card button.

You can also use Apple Pay at Walgreens by tapping on the Pharmacy option from the app.

Online purchases

For online purchases, select Apply Pay at checkout and then confirm the payment via Touch or Face ID.

Also read: Does Family Dollar take Apple Pay?

What other methods of payment does Walgreen accept?

Walgreen accepts almost all methods of payment available to the general public such as:

  • Credit Card
  • Cash
  • Check
  • Debit Card
  • Visa
  • MasterCard
  • Discover Network or American Express
  • PayPal, and PayPal Credit
  • Gift card
  • MasterCard
  • Apple Pay
  • Food Stamps (at selected stores)
  • myWalgreens credit card
  • Android Pay

Also read: Does Culver’s take Apple Pay?

Why use Apple Pay?

You should use Apple Pay as it saves you from the hassles of keeping your credit or debit card every time you leave for shopping. Also, Apple Pay is more secure and fast than ordinary credit cards and you do not have to enter payment information while using Apple Pay.

Also read: Does Safeway take Apple Pay?

Kumar Hemant

Kumar Hemant

Deputy Editor at Candid.Technology. Hemant writes at the intersection of tech and culture and has a keen interest in science, social issues and international relations. You can contact him here: