So many businesses offer loyalty cards now that it can be hard to have the one you need when you need it. And since grocery stores, pharmacies, home improvement shops, pet stores, hotels, and car services, all have them, you almost need a separate wallet.
If you’re an Apple Watch wearer, then you can forget about buying another wallet for your loyalty cards because, of course, there’s an app for that! You can keep those rewards cards at your fingertips and on your wrist so that you always have the one you need.
To help you out, here are the best loyalty card apps for Apple Watch.
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Stocard – Rewards Cards Wallet
The Stocard app is a fantastic one for holding all of your loyalty cards and it has come bonus features you’ll love.
To get started, open Stocard on your iPhone. Then, tap the Cards tab on the bottom and then the plus sign to add a card. You can pick a store or service from the list or search for one if you prefer. Then just scan the card and it pops right in.
You can then optionally, take photos of the card, add notes, or choose to see your points balance if applicable.
On your Apple Watch, just open the app, choose the card you want, and you’re set!
Along with holding those rewards cards for you, you can elect to receive notifications for special deals and coupons related to those businesses. Plus, the app offers ads and discounts from a variety of other retailers.
Stocard – Rewards Cards Wallet is available for free on the App Store for iPhone and Apple Watch.
mobile-pocket loyalty cards
The mobile-pocket app works similar to Stocard and is another terrific option.
Open the app on your iPhone and tap the plus sign to add a card. You can select a business from the list or do a search. Then tap to scan the code on your card or enter the details manually if you prefer.
You can optionally take photos of the card, enter the card number, and include a note.
On your Apple Watch, just open the app, choose the card you want, and the barcode and number will display. Note that some barcodes may be too large to display and you’ll see this message if it applies. However, the number will still appear.
The mobile-pocket loyalty cards app is available for free on the App Store for iPhone and Apple Watch.
If you want to use an app that you already have, remember that your Apple Wallet can hold your loyalty cards too. Plus, your Wallet is already on your devices and easily accessible.
The simplest way to add a loyalty card is to scan it. So, open the Wallet app, scroll to the bottom of the main Wallet screen and tap Edit Passes. Then, tap Scan Code.
Like the other apps, open the Wallet app on your Apple Watch and tap your card. You can view details like your name, account number, and points if applicable. With some cards, you can tap to show the code.
You should have the Wallet app already on your devices, but if you’ve deleted it, you can redownload Apple Wallet for free on the App Store.
Keep your cards handy
Each of these apps is super simple to use and handy to keep on your wrist. You won’t have to hunt for a loyalty card when you need it. Just open the app on your Apple Watch and go!
Do you use one of these apps for your rewards cards or are you going to give one a try? If so, let us know!
Sandy worked for many years in the IT industry as a project manager, department manager, and PMO Lead. She then decided to follow her dream and now writes about technology full-time. Sandy holds a Bachelors of Science in Information Technology.
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