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MetaMask Adds Apple Pay Integration, Expands Options for Buying Cryptos

Annie Li   Mar 30, 2022 04:45 1 Min Read


   

ConsenSys-owned crypto wallet MetaMask announced Tuesday the addition of Apple Pay integration, increasing options for buying cryptocurrencies.

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MetaMask is a crypto wallet & gateway to blockchain apps. It is also a tool for interacting with decentralized applications (DAPP).

The app supports Firefox, Google Chrome, and Chromium-based browsers.

The company said it now supports iPhone or Apple Pay users to buy cryptocurrencies with debit or credit cards through the mobile app without transferring cryptocurrencies from cryptocurrency exchanges.

MetaMask uses two payment gateways, Wyre and Transak, to support transactions. Users can now buy ETH with credit cards (Visa and Mastercard) stored in Apple Pay and deposit up to $400 in their wallets through the Wyre API.

"We wanted to expand how users can convert crypto within the app itself and not have to leave it," James Beck, Director of Communications and Content at ConsenSys, said.

The Ethereum software company ConsenSys has acquired the Ethereum interface MyCrypto last month, aiming to integrate MyCrypto with the MetaMask wallet owned by ConsenSys and improve the security of all products.


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