Deciding Between Apple Pay or In-App Purchases for Payments

Question

When integrating payments into my mobile app, when should I use Apple Pay or In-App Purchases with my app?

Answer

Apple Pay and in-app purchases are used differently, depending on the type of purchase.

Apple Pay

Apple Pay should be used to sell physical goods such as groceries, clothing, and appliances. Apple Pay is also recommended for services such as club memberships, hotel reservations, and tickets for events.

In-App Purchases

In-App Purchases should be used to sell virtual goods such as premium content for your app and subscriptions for digital content.