Introduction to Jack in the Box
Jack in the Box is one of the top fast-food burger chains in the United States. They have grown to more than 2,200 locations serving up mouth-watering burgers plus much more. They pride themselves on having one of the most innovative and distinctive menus in the industry spanning burgers, salads, tacos, egg rolls, and more. Each year, more than 500 million people have a meal at Jack in the Box.
They’ve come a long way since their founding in Southern California in 1951. Although they have a large presence on the West Coast, you can find them in many urban areas nationwide. As they’ve grown, we’ve grown accustomed to their playful and memorable ads.
Introduction to Apple Pay
Apple Pay is an easy-to-use, contactless payment method that works with your Apple devices like your Apple Watch and iPhone. You can use it in person at stores, through apps, or on the web. It’s a secure, safe way to make your payments. Gone are the days of waiting for change or having to use a credit card reader that thousands of other dirty cards have already been in. Apple Pay: A modern payment method for the modern world.
Does Jack in the Box Accept Apple Pay?
Yes, Jack in the Box takes Apple Pay as a payment method. In keeping with their innovative Southern California roots, Jack in the Box was an early adopter of Apple Pay and has supported apple pay as a mobile payment option in its stores since early 2019.
Here is a news article from January 23rd, 2019, which confirms that Apple Pay is accepted at all Jack in the Box locations:
How Do You Use Apple Pay At Jack in the Box?
Ready to order at Jack in the Box using Apple Pay? First, have you set up Apple Pay on your iPhone or Apple Watch? If you already have set it up then you can skip to the next section, otherwise read on.
How To Setup Apple Pay on Your iPhone or Apple Watch
To set up Apple Pay on your iPhone, go to the ‘Settings’ section and then select ‘Wallet & Apple Pay’. Next, select ‘Add Card’. Press ‘Continue’ and select the payment type you want to use. Add your credit card or debit card details by either holding your iPhone over your credit card until it successfully reads your credit card numbers, or you can enter the credit card details manually. Your choice. Now you’ll need to agree to Apple’s terms and conditions and complete any required credit card verification steps. After this, your card will be in your Apple Wallet and ready to use using Apple Pay.
To set up Apple Pay on your Apple Watch, you will need to use your linked iPhone. Using your linked iPhone, open your ‘Apple Watch’ app. Next, tap ‘Wallet & Apple Pay’. Now, tap ‘Add Card’ and follow the instructions to add your preferred credit card to your Apple Watch’s Apple Pay.
Note: Some retailers have limits on how much you can spend using a contactless payment method such as Apple Pay. Generally, a payment over this limit will go through, but the clerk will either check your ID or ask for a signature. Rarely, you’ll be asked to pay with a physical credit card or cash.
How To Use Apple Pay At Jack In The Box With Your iPhone
If you’re using an iPhone to pay in stores with Apple Pay follow these steps:
- First, double-click on your iPhone’s right side button.
- Next, look at your iPhone’s screen if you’re using Face ID, put your finger on the home sensor if you’re using Touch ID, or enter your passcode.
- Finally, hold your iPhone over the contactless payment reader, which is the machine you’d normally put your credit card into. Keep holding it until you hear a ping, see a green checkmark on the payment reader, or see a checkmark plus the word ‘Done’ on your iPhone’s screen. That’s it!
How To Use Apple Pay At Jack in the Box Using An Apple Watch
- First, double-tap the side button on the right of the dial.
- Next, enter your passcode if prompted.
- Finally, hold your Apple Watch over the contactless payment reader until the payment is complete. That’s it!