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Does Kroger Take Apple Pay?

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Digitized payment systems have grown remarkably in recent years, with mobile wallets growing by 8 percent between 2017 and 2021. Major retailers are now accepting payment through digital wallets like Apple Pay. Does Kroger do the same?

In this post, we'll answer your question and provide all the information you need to know about how to pay at Kroger.

Paying with an Apple Pay at Kroger stores is impossible at this time. If you are shopping at Kroger and using Instacart, you can't use Apple Pay. Kroger doesn't accept payments made using the app. You can pay with your smartphone using their Kroger Pay app or other popular payment methods, like debit and credit cards.

Kroger began testing Apple Pay in 2014, but it did not succeed, and so the company removed the service from its stores. Kroger has its own payment system that is more efficient than Apple Pay and, therefore, allows retailers to maximize profits.

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Alternative Ways to Pay in Kroger

Kroger Pay allows you to pay for your items by using your phone. This is a convenient way for you to pay for your groceries. One-time QR codes are generated and need to be scanned at checkout in order to complete the payment process.

It securely combines the information you provide to store your payment with payment data that is stored in your phone to process your payment.

Does Kroger Take Apple Pay?

Kroger accepts all major credit cards, such as American Express, Discover, and Visa. They also accept cash and personal checks. Payments can be made using a variety of different payment methods. Some of the popular methods that Kroger accepts are as follows:

SNAP/EBT

When you buy a Kroger product and want to pay with a SNAP card or EBT card, place your order online and select EBT for pick up. You can pay with your SNAP/EBT card at Kroger stores. Just swipe your card at checkout to complete the transaction.

WIC

Pay for groceries with your government-issued WIC card by separating the items you have bought. Not all items are payable with a WIC card. Swipe your credit card to complete the payment and store your order.

If you are not sure whether the items you purchased are eligible to pay for them with a WIC card, ask an attendant or the cashier.

Afterpay

With Afterpay, you can easily pay for your purchase in equal installments, without any additional charges. During checkout, select Pay with Afterpay to pay for your order.

Scan, bag, and go

The Scan Bag Go app lets you scan items in stores and pay at self-checkouts using your Kroger App.

Kroger doesn't accept Apple Pay, but it does accept a number of other types of payment, both online and in-store. You can pay using your SNAP/EBT card, Kroger Pay, and Scan, Bag, Go technology.

Kroger Pay is fast, secure, and allows customers to control their own loyalty accounts. Kroger Pay works similarly to Apple Pay, using a QR code that allows customers to use their smartphone to access their customer account.

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