It is time for us to check all the new features of iOS 6 and iPhone 5, a month after the iPhone 5 released. One noticeable app to take note is the Passbook. Most of us doesn’t know how to use it and what it is because it is new to the iOS family.

How to Use the iPhone 5 Passbook?

The iOS 6 Passbook allows you to store boarding passes, movie tickets, retail coupons, loyalty cards, and more on your iPhone. Starbucks Coffee is one of the company who uses it. Your iPhone 5 will open the Starbucks card automatically when you step inside a Starbucks coffee shop even if the iPhone 5 is lock. This features is called geo-fenced.

Here are the lists of apps with a Passbook capability:

  • American Airlines
  • Fandango
  • Live Nation
  • Lufthansa
  • MLB.com At Bat
  • MLB.com At the BallPark
  • Sephora to Go
  • Target
  • Ticketmaster
  • United Airlines
  • Walgreens

You can check all the updated apps that has Passbook feature here.

iphone 5 how to use passbook


To be able to utilize the Passbook you need to the following steps:

1. Download those apps that supports the Passbook.
2. Check the things to add in Passbook like Walgreens’ app you can add the Balance Rewards.
3. Use you Passbook daily.

As iPhone 5 Passbook matures we will see a lot of apps that uses it and it will be more convenient for us because you don’t need to check in your account if you still have balance or not from your rewards.


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