Accepting payments through Apple Pay

Updated a month ago

Beacon enables collection of payments via Apple Pay through Stripe. Stripe is a world-leading payment gateway, built for simplicity and with a focus on ease of integration. Today it's used by leading charities including Oxfam, Unicef and Comic Relief.

link Create a Stripe account and connect it to Beacon

To accept Apple Pay payments through Beacon, you'll need to connect your Stripe account to Beacon. Instructions for how to do this can be found in this article.

link Enable Apple Pay in Beacon

You can enable Apple Pay in Beacon with just a few clicks.

  1. Go to Settings > Payments in your Beacon sidebar

  2. If you have not yet connected Stripe then follow these instructions to connect your stripe account.

  3. In the Apple Pay section of the Payment page check the Enable payments via Apple Pay toggle. This will automatically configure your Stripe account to accept Apple Pay payments.

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  1. That's it! If you visit a donation form on an iPhone, iPad, or other Apple Pay compatible device you'll now see Apple Pay as a payment option. When new donations come in, you'll see them in your Stripe dashboard.

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help_outline Apple does not support Apple Pay with embedded forms. As such, it will only be available to payees when using the standard external Beacon form.


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