Apple Card may be made of titanium but it is incredibly fragile

Apple Card takes 'digital-banking battle' to new level

Apple: Storing Apple Card with other credit cards could scratch it

The Apple Card first began rolling out earlier this month to select users. The company first announced the Goldman-Sachs backed credit card back in March and is now shipping it out to the masses in the US.

If your card gets dirty, Apple recommends using a slightly damp microfibre cloth to wipe it clean, very gently. Apple advises that you shouldn't put your Apple Card next to any other card. So if the Apple Card comes into contact with any hard surfaces or materials, it's possible that the coating can be damaged.

The Cupertino, Calif. -based technology company announced plans to release a credit card earlier this year, and the product finally became available for US customers this week.

"If two credit cards are placed in the same slot your card could become scratched", it notes. However, Apple warns that storing your Apple Card in contact with leather or denim "might cause permanent discoloration that will not wash off". You might have to go buy something made of a soft material. That is to say, not at all like a regular credit card.

Prospective customers can also get a tangible titanium card, which can be carted around in the back pocket of your jeans or slipped into a dark-stained leather wallet.

Your name, card number, expiration, and security code are all available on this screen, just as you would expect from any other credit card. There is also a cleaning part to keep in mind.

The physical Apple Card is definitely unique because unlike other traditional credit cards, it is made from titanium.

Either manually input your Apple Card information, or, if you're on a Mac, it will autofill for you.

Whatever you do, never use household cleaners, compressed air, aerosol sprays, solvents, ammonia, or abrasives.

Apple Pay requires the Near Field Communication (NFC) antenna and Touch ID or Face ID on iPhone 6 and later to work. However, the physical Apple Card does not support contactless payments even though the card is activated by tapping the iPhone on the card. Apple's initial response amounted to "You're holding it wrong" but eventually apologized and said owners could return their handsets if they wanted to.

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