Apple Pay

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A dependency free Cordova plugin to provide Apple Pay functionality.



  1. Install the Cordova and Ionic Native plugins:
    $ ionic cordova plugin add cordova-plugin-applepay
    $ npm install --save @ionic-native/apple-pay
  2. Add this plugin to your app's module

Supported platforms


import { ApplePay } from '@ionic-native/apple-pay';

constructor(private applePay: ApplePay) { }

async applePay() {
  // This block is optional -- only if you need to update order items/shipping
  // methods in response to shipping method selections
    .subscribe(async selection => {
      try {
        await this.applePay.updateItemsAndShippingMethods({
          items: getFromSelection(selection),
          shippingMethods: getFromSelection(selection),
      catch {
        // handle update items error

  try {
    const applePayTransaction = await this.applePay.makePaymentRequest({
      billingAddressRequirement: ['name', 'email', 'phone'],
      shippingAddressRequirement: 'none',
      shippingType: 'shipping'

    const transactionStatus = await completeTransactionWithMerchant(applePayTransaction);
    await this.applePay.completeLastTransaction(transactionStatus);
  } catch {
    // handle payment request error
    // Can also handle stop complete transaction but these should normally not occur

  // only if you started listening before
  await this.applePay.stopListeningForShippingContactSelection();

Instance Members


Detects if the current device supports Apple Pay and has any capable cards registered.

Returns: Promise<IMakePayments> Returns a promise


Starts listening for shipping contact selection changes Any time the user selects shipping contact, this callback will fire. You must call updateItemsAndShippingMethods in response or else the user will not be able to process payment.

Returns: Observable<ISelectedShippingContact> emits with shipping contact information on shipping contact selection changes


Stops listening for shipping contact selection changes

Returns: Promise whether stop listening was successful. This should really only fail if this is called without starting listening


Update the list of pay sheet items and shipping methods in response to a shipping contact selection event. This must be called in response to any shipping contact selection event or else the user will not be able to complete a transaction on the pay sheet. Do not call without subscribing to shipping contact selection events first

Param Type Details
including Object

items and shippingMethods properties.

Returns: Promise


Request a payment with Apple Pay

Param Type Details
order IOrder

Returns: Promise<IPaymentResponse> Returns a promise that resolves when something happens


Once the makePaymentRequest has been resolved successfully, the device will be waiting for a completion event. This means, that the application must proceed with the token authorisation and return a success, failure, or other validation error. Once this has been passed back, the Apple Pay sheet will be dismissed via an animation.

Param Type Details
complete ITransactionStatus

Returns: Promise<ICompleteTransaction> Returns a promise that resolves after confirmation of payment authorization completion