The default Apple Cash debit card appears to be switching networks from Discover to Visa, as shown in some updated images on Apple’s website and It was noticed by Twitter user Kanjo.


Since its launch, Apple Cash (originally known as Apple Pay Cash) has been powered by a partnership with Green Dot Bank on the Discover Network. Discover is one of the smaller card networks and is accepted at far fewer places than the heavyweight Visa and Mastercard.

Over the past few days, several images of the virtual Apple Cash card on Apple’s website have been replaced with new images displaying the Visa debit logo, and the transition to the widely accepted network appears to be in the works.

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It’s not clear if Apple will soon move existing Discover-based Apple Cash accounts to the Visa network, but in our testing, it appears that new Apple Cash accounts are now being created with Visa.

If you currently have a Discover Apple Cash account, deactivating Apple Cash in Settings on your device and then reactivating it will generate a new Apple Cash account number on the Visa network.

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Apple Cash differs from an Apple Card credit card in that it is similar to a debit card (although there is no physical card) and allows users to easily send and receive money via ‌Apple Pay‌ and the Messages app. Users can keep funds stored in Apple Cash for easy access, link them to a bank account or other debit card to withdraw funds, or use the funds to pay off Apple Card balances. Apple Card earnings are also paid out as Apple Cash.

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