How to Transfer Money from Apple Pay

* This article is from our Tip of the Day newsletter. . *

Wondering how to transfer Apple Pay to the bank? Apple Cash, the Apple Pay peer-to-peer payment service similar to Venmo, is a quick way to send and receive money through your iPhone. Let's look at how to transfer Apple Cash to the bank and get the most out of this easy and efficient feature.

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Why You'll Love This Tip

  • Learn how to transfer money from Apple Cash to a debit card or your bank so you can use the money any time.
  • Choose instant transfer to make money available within minutes for a small fee.
  • Opt for transferring to your bank within 1–3 business days for no processing fee.

How to Transfer Apple Cash to Your Bank

Note: To use Apple Cash, you must be at least 18 years of age and a resident of the United States.

For more great Apple product tutorials, check out our Tip of the Day Newsletter. Now, let's walk through how to transfer money from Apple Pay to your bank.

  1. Open the Wallet app or tap the Wallet icon in the Control Center. On your iPhone, you can also easily access the Wallet app from the Lock screen

  2. Tap your Apple Cash card.

    Choose your Apple Card to transfer Apple Pay
  3. Tap the More icon

  4. Tap Transfer to Bank.

  5. Enter the amount you would like to transfer, then tap Next.

  6. Select either Instant Transfer, which comes with a small fee, or 1–3 Business Days, which has no fee.

  7. If you haven't yet linked your bank account, enter your routing and account numbers, then confirm by entering them again.

  8. Tap Transfer.

  9. A notification will pop up at the top of your screen to let you know the transfer request was successful. 

You now know how to transfer Apple Cash to your bank. If you selected Instant Transfer, you will see the money in your account within thirty minutes. The 1–3 Business Days option will take longer but will show up in one to three business days, as its name suggests. Once you have entered your bank account information once, you won't have to do it again. While you're learning about Apple Pay, did you know that you can also use Apple Pay Cards on your Apple Watch?

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Amy Spitzfaden Both

Amy Spitzfaden-Both is the Managing Editor for iPhone Life magazine and an award-winning novelist, with over 10 years of experience in the publishing industry. She specializes in Apple news and rumors, health and fitness tech, and parenting in the digital age. She graduated from MIU with a BA in Literature and Writing.
Amy lives in New Hampshire with her husband and daughter. When she’s not writing or glued to her iPhone, she enjoys hiking, traveling, and creating her own tea blends.