On Apple’s smartphones, the company is delaying the launch of a feature that allows iPhone owners to keep their driver’s license or identification. Apple is considering the ability to add ID cards to the Wallet application on iPhones will launch in early 2022, according to the website for iOS 15. Apple announces the feature will be launched later this year, when the feature was unveiled in earlier this year while the company. Global Developers Conference.
In September, Apple unveiled the first eight states that support a wallet ID feature. Apple says the option will first start in Arizona and Georgia. followed by Connecticut, Iowa, Kentucky, Maryland, Oklahoma and Utah.
The option to include a driver’s license or state ID is one of the many features planned for the Wallet application on iPhones. Earlier this year, Apple said it was adding features that allowed Wallet to hold digital home keys, car keys, and work bags to enter homes.
The first use for getting your state ID on your phone is for travel, popping your phone out at airport security points, Apple said in September. The Transfer Security Administration will allow security checkpoints and routes and airports involved to use ID in Wallet, the company said.
“Adding driver’s licenses and state IDs to the Apple Wallet is an important step in our vision of replacing the physical wallet with a secure and easy-to-use mobile wallet,” said Jennifer Bailey, Apple Vice President of Apple Pay and Apple Wallet , said in a September statement.