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Apple Card outage resolved hours after affecting all users

Customers may have had trouble making payments or seeing recent transactions.

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The Apple Card works as a physical card or on an Apple Watch or iPhone. 

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An outage on the Apple Card was resolved Wednesday afternoon, according to Apple's system status dashboard. The trouble started around 6:17 a.m. PT, according to the dashboard, and users may not have been able to manage their card, make payments or see recent transactions.

Apple launched its own credit card, the Apple Card, for iPhone users back in 2019. Though there is a minimalist-looking physical card, the focus is on mobile payments. The Apple Card offers 2% daily cash back on purchases made with tap-to-pay mobile payment systems via Apple Pay and 3% cash back on devices and services from Apple. 

With the May release of iOS 14.6, the company added the ability to share an Apple Card account with your spouse or another family member. 

Apple didn't immediately respond to a request for comment.