If you ever wanted make an online purchase on Safari and you have received a China UnionPay card When you fill in the payment method, please rest assured. Because no, they don’t have pirate. This is a bug in Safari’s autofill feature, affecting an Ikea map that you used previously. Let’s see how to fix it.
The Ikea card that wanted to be China UnionPay
Before getting into the solution, it is best to start from the beginning. And that’s where China UnionPay, a financial institution that manage banking transactions like Visa or MasterCard
This is where the problem lies, since Ikea Family cards also start with 62. When used for make a purchase on the Ikea site, Safari on iPhone may ask you if you want to save it to iCloud Keychain. If you accept, it will be saved although what happens is that it will be saved as a China UnionPay card.
This way, the next time you make an online purchase, Safari may suggest that you use this loyalty card. Although he does it by showing it to you as if it came from UnionPay. Therefore, at this stage, some users may think, not without reason, that they have been pirate
Fortunately, this is not the case. Nobody has pirate. There is a very easy way to remove this card so that it no longer shows in Safari autofill.
How to remove the China UnionPay card from Safari
Before you panic, you don’t have to go to your bank to cancel your cards. Or change your Apple ID password, because your security is always intact. To remove a card from Safari’s autofill “memory”, just follow these simple steps. Specifically, we’ll do this:
- On your iPhone, open Settings and go to Safari.
- There you’ll find a section that says Autofill.
- Tap Saved credit cards.
- Click Edit, select the card, and click Remove.
With these steps, you will have eliminated the Ikea loyalty card which is disguise Like the one you don’t recognize You can take the opportunity to review those you have included there and do a cleaning if necessary. Especially if you have one that recently expired.
Funny how a loyalty card ends up being a card from a whole different country. We don’t know if it is a fixable iOS bug or if it’s a bullet that’s in the roof of the banks. In any case, if you have suffered from this problem, there is no risk to your finances and the solution is very simple.