10 Mar 2021

How to use Apple Cash Family?

Nowadays, sending money is as simple as sending the average text message. In this article, we are coming to explain to you a little bit about Apple Cash Family. Create for your children a virtual piggy bank and find out how does it work in practice, compare the pros and cons. Keep an eye and monitor their account balance, screen time, downloads, and the transactions they are making with Apple Cash. Learn how to become a family organizer in Apple Cash Family and create a family management system that will teach your children more about responsible spending.

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In this article you will be able to find out:

How to set up Apple Cash Family?

Become an organizer and establish the family sharing group in the Wallet app of up to 5 people. Add your children as Apple Cash Family members to easily start sending or receiving funds from them. Currently, the function is available only in the United States and the minimum age of members is 13. Below, we would like to show you how to start with Apple Cash Family.

  1. To begin, launch the Settings app on your device.
  2. Choose your name on top.
  3. Then, select Family Sharing.
  4. Tap on Apple Cash and pick the family members to add.
  5. To finish, select Set up Apple Cash.

How to use Apple Cash Family?

Enable your teenagers to learn a little about money with your supervision. Apple Cash Family is a great option for families where everyone has access to devices from Apple such as iPhone, iWatch, or iPad. Keep an eye and monitor their account balance, screen time, downloads, and check their transactions in the Apple App Store. Below, we are explaining how to check the activities on other members' accounts.

  1. Launch the Wallet app on your device.
  2. In the next step, choose Apple Cash card.
  3. Select the tree-dot icon to see the menu.
  4. Scroll down the list, and then tap on one member name to open the detailed information.

How to add money to Apple Cash?

The primary step to fully activate Apple Cash Family is to add some funds to your Apple Cash account. Remember that you can easily check the current account balance on your Apple ID account page. Let's take a closer look at how to add a specific amount of money to your Apple Cash account.

  1. First of all, launch the Wallet app on your device.
  2. Choose Apple Pay Cash.
  3. Select the black tree-dot icon on top to open more options.
  4. Then, choose the Add money option with the dollar symbol.
  5. Insert the appropriate amount of money to add.
  6. Now, confirm the operation by choosing Add button.
  7. Authorize the transaction with a passcode, FaceID, or TouchID.

How to send payments via Apple Pay Cash?

  1. Firstly, open the Messages app on your device.
  2. Secondly, select the conversation with the person you would like to send money to.
  3. Thirdly, tap on ApplePay Icon on the keyboard bar.
  4. Enable Show the Keypad option to insert the appropriate amount.
  5. Then, choose the black Pay button.
  6. Next, tap on the Sending Icon with an arrow.
  7. Authorize the transaction with a passcode, FaceID, or TouchID.

By Katarzyna Łaba on 10 Mar 2021


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