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Apple Pay coming to South Korea with iOS 16.4 after getting approval from local regulator

February 28, 2023

Via: 9to5Mac

Apple Pay was expected to be launched in South Korea in November last year. However, the launch was delayed due to demands from the local regulator Financial Supervisory Service Commission (FSS). Although the situation about Apple Pay in South Korea has since remained unclear, 9to5Mac has learned that the platform will arrive in the country with the release of iOS 16.4.

Apple Pay coming soon to South Korea

According to code seen by 9to5Mac in the second beta of iOS 16.4, which was released on Tuesday to developers, the system is now ready to allow users in South Korea to add their credit and debit cards to Apple Pay. The update is expected to be released to the public sometime this spring.

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