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List of Passbook Apps
When you go to passbook you can click a button to go to the app store and see a list of compatible apps. But, once you add a "pass"into passbook you lose the option to click a button and go to the App Store to see a list of compatible apps. When you try to go to the App Store and search for apps that are compatible with passbook you can't find anything. So I think it is necessary to create a thread listing apps that are compatible with passbook so that we can use it as a reference. Please list apps that are compatible with passbook that you are aware of, that have not been listed yet. Thanks and I hope this helps everybody.
- 09-21-2012, 07:32 PM #2
- 09-21-2012, 07:50 PM #4
- 09-21-2012, 08:04 PM #5
- 09-21-2012, 08:06 PM #6iMore Intermediate
Steve Jobs created iCloud so he would have somewhere to go when he died and still be with Apple.
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- 09-21-2012, 08:08 PM #7
- 09-21-2012, 08:20 PM #8
Some stuff like airline tickets may even just be an attachment to an email that you click on to add to Passbook without needing an app.
- 09-21-2012, 10:49 PM #9
- 09-22-2012, 12:03 AM #10
- 09-22-2012, 11:05 AM #11
The current implementation for adding stuff to your passbook seems... lacking. I don't want to have to download a new app for every single item I want to add. That pretty much defeats the entire purpose of having a single repository for all this stuff.
For example, I have loyalty cards with many stores, including Kroger, CVS, Best Buy, Freebirds, Landry's, and a ton of others that I don't always carry around with me because that would make my wallet about 5" thick. I should be able to just open my passbook app and add all of these cards right into it. Why can't I do that?
- 09-22-2012, 02:19 PM #12
i agree Big Dookie. I know passbook was a "ticket" feature, but i thought it could do what you pointed out. not really seeing the benefit of passbook. sure its all in 1 spot, but when i fly out or go to the movies, im not shuffling around a bunch of tickets on the same day. i pretty much just need to use the app involved for my task. i think NFC would have been more useful, but I understand that's a hardware improvement.
anyhow, i guess i'll be using cardstar again for my loyalty cards.
so this is awesome, 2 of the top 5 new features turned out to not be so helpful after all (maps & passbook). maps might be an improvement for some. for me not so much cause i need transit directions and better local business search.
- 09-22-2012, 06:19 PM #13
As soon as apps update to include themselves in Passbook, you won't need the apps anymore. You'll be able to log onto your account online and click a button to add your loyalty card or ticket/coupon to Passbook. That's actually how the Sephora one works now.
- 02-28-2013, 12:30 PM #15iPhone Nanite
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Re: List of Passbook Apps
I installed both AA and United apps through the Passbook app, but neither one has a button in the app to "Add to Passbook"... Do you have to have a boarding pass to get that function? Not working as advertised... Very disappointed. Others, SPG and Starbucks do work. Trying others but doesn't look like all apps advertised are consistent.
- 02-28-2013, 12:52 PM #16
- 02-28-2013, 05:28 PM #17
List of Passbook Apps
Passbook has been more of a flop than a must have feature. There aren't many partners signed on yet. Hopefully that'll change, but if they haven't come on yet, it's probably gonna take a while.
Tappin and Talkin from my iPhone 5
- 02-28-2013, 07:57 PM #18