Your iPhone or Apple Watch is now your Octopus
1. If you have purchased a new iPhone, please click here
and follow the simple steps in this video to transfer your Octopus Card on iPhone from your existing iPhone to the new one.
2. If you have transferred the existing physical Octopus to iPhone or Apple Watch, the record of public transport expenses and uncollected subsidy of the physical Octopus will be transferred to the new Octopus on iPhone or Apple Watch. After successful transfer, you can collect the relevant subsidy with the new Octopus on iPhone or Apple Watch from the 16th of the following month.
Style your Octopus on Mobile with your favorite card image!
From now until 31 January 2023, each customer can collect one card image for free from Card Image Store, so as to experience the fun that brings to you with this new feature!
Terms and conditions apply.
Octopus on iPhone or Apple Watch simplifies the way you ride transit and shop. Breeze through the turnstiles or pay at the retail outlets just by tapping your iPhone or Apple Watch to the Octopus reader. No need to open an app or wake your device. Check your balance and skip the queues by topping up using your favourite credit/debit/ATM card, or from your bank app without service fees.
Octopus is available in Adult and Elder types, requiring a refundable deposit of HK$50, and has a stored value limit of HK$3,000. You can use it on an iPhone 8 or above, or an Apple Watch Series 3 or above.
If you are a Citi Octopus Credit Card cardholder, you can now add Citi Octopus Card on iPhone using Octopus App, and enjoy the convenience of built-in Automatic Add Value Service and other benefits. Click here to learn more!
Ride and Shop with just one easy tap.
Paying is easy. Simply hold your iPhone or Apple Watch on the reader as you go through the ticket gates or at retail outlets to shop. There's no need to open an app or even wake your device.
Watch video on how to use Octopus on iPhone or Apple Watch for payment
There are more ways to add funds to your Octopus.
Now you can top up using your favourite credit or debit/ATM card¹ without service fees anytime, anywhere using either the Octopus App, Wallet app or Watch app on your iPhone or Apple Watch. And just like with your physical card, you can still add funds to the Octopus on iPhone or Apple Watch at the usual places with cash, reload with Automatic Add Value Service (AAVS), from bank app² or from your bank account with Faster Payment System (FPS) transfer set up in Octopus App.
Watch video on how to top up with Octopus App
Watch video on how to top up with Wallet app
Instant transaction tracking for peace of mind.
Wondering if you have enough to pay for your ride? Forgot what you spent? Not a problem. You can keep track of your transaction history and balance via Octopus App or Wallet app, so you don't have to remember the details.
Setup your Octopus in just few steps.
If you have a physical Octopus card², you can transfer its remaining value, deposit, and most services (including Automatic Add Value Service³) to your Octopus on iPhone.
To do so, simply open Octopus App, tap "Add", select "Transfer Octopus Card", and follow the instructions.
Watch video on how to transfer your physical Octopus card with Octopus App
Alternatively, you can add a new Octopus with the initial stored value and deposit paid by Apple Pay¹, Octopus Wallet, from bank app² or bank account.
To add a new Octopus, open Octopus App, tap "Add" and select card type, then input the amount and confirm payment.
Watch video on how to add a new Octopus with Octopus App
Wallet app and Watch app
To add an Octopus⁴ to iPhone, open the Wallet app, tap "+" , then tap "Continue", tap "Octopus", input top-up amount, tap "Add", and then follow the instructions.
To add an Octopus⁴ to Apple Watch, open the Watch app on iPhone, tap "Wallet & Apple Pay", and then follow the instructions.
Watch video on how to add a new Octopus with Wallet app
New function: Choose your Octopus card image now!
You can now choose your favorite card image for your Octopus on iPhone or Apple Watch⁵ from the Octopus Card Image Store in Octopus App. Your selected card image will appear⁶ when you tap to make payment using your iPhone or Apple Watch. Style your Octopus on Mobile now!