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Apple Pay became available to customers of Gazprombank with MasterCard

The holders of MasterCard, issued by Gazprombank, had the opportunity to use the payment service Apple Pay. This is stated in the press release of the company.

Add in service of a payment card MasterCard Gazprombank through the Wallet app, it is specified in the message on the website of the credit organization.

Apple Pay allows you to make payments in apps and on websites with the finger to the Touch ID sensor. In stores using Apple Pay you can pay by using iPhone SE iPhone 6 devices and later models and the Apple Watch.

When making purchases in the app or in Safari, Apple Pay works on iPhone 6 and newer models, iPad Pro, iPad Air 2, iPad mini 3 and more new models. You can also use Apple Pay in Safari on any Mac older than 2012 release installed on the computer system macOS Sierra with the proof of payment with the iPhone 6 or device the newer models either directly with the Apple Watch, as well as with the finger to the Touch ID on the new MacBook Pro.

“When you add a payment card to Apple Pay, the actual card numbers are not stored on the device nor on Apple servers. Instead, it is assigned a unique number, device account, which is encrypted and securely stored in the chip’s Secure element on your device. Each transaction is authenticated through a unique one-time secret code that is generated dynamically” — reminiscent of the Gazprombank.

Payment service Apple Pay launched in Russia 4 October 2016. It works anywhere that accepts contactless payments, from supermarkets and hotels to shops, cafes and restaurants. With Apple Pay you can also pay for purchases in many of the popular apps from the App Store. Earlier this week Apple Pay now available to Visa cardholders of banks VTB24 and “Opening”, the owners of MasterCard cards from Gazprombank, as well as Visa and MasterCard “AK BARS” Bank.

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