RBC Mobile Updated with ‘RBC Wallet’ (Apple Pay Soon?), Apple Watch Support


RBC released a big update to their iOS app yesterday, as 5.0 brings a fresh new design, the ability to check account balances without signing in (no Touch ID support yet), and Apple Watch support.

What’s most interesting about this update is the addition of RBC Wallet to the Menu screen, which suggests Apple Pay support could be forthcoming.

RBC Wallet—launched back in January 2014—currently supports various Android smartphones for paying with supported credit and debit cards via NFC.

The only way to pay with credit cards via NFC on an iPhone is via Apple Pay—could this be a sign RBC will support it soon?


What’s New in Version 5.0

– Fresh new design

– Intuitive, seamless banking experience

– Customize the RBC Mobile menu for faster access to your favourite features

– Check your account balances without signing in

– Use your Apple Watch to check balances, get Alerts and find nearby branches or ATMs right on your wrist

Also, you guys have let us know RBC has switched around the “To” and “From” accounts around, which has caused some confusion. This caused one of you to accidentally take out a credit card cash advance instead of trying to pay off the balance. Just a hat tip…

Click here to download RBC Mobile for iOS in the App Store.

Thanks everyone!


  • KS

    There’s also a standalone RBC Wallet app now available in the App Store.

  • Thanks 🙂

  • Corey

    Just tried this out, put a cactus club gift card into it, which it accepted and showed me the balance, Anyone know how to use this at a store? There is no bar code associated, just shows the long card #. Subway, BC Liquor stores wasn’t listed in the app so I couldn’t add them.

  • Daniel Feodoroff

    Hey Gary. Do you think Apple is waiting to do an official announcement of Apple Pay with local banks at the next keynote.

  • aaloo

    not sure why I would use RBC wallet over apple’s default wallet app. Its pointless and useless especially when I can’t use NFC with these cards.