Automatic imports for Apple Card?
One of my favorite features of YNAB is the direct import from banks. In the event that I forget to add a transaction or am too busy, I don't have to try to look through my bank statement online to try to add all the transactions I missed to make sure they are in YNAB.
I was intrigued by the new Apple Card that was released and signed up. I've made another account for it in YNAB and have already done manual imports for the transactions I've completed. I know that Apple Card works differently than most other credit cards because they have online banking and other options. However, Apple Card works only on mobile and is managed in the wallet app on iOS.
My question is: will Apple Card be able to have an automatic import option into YNAB? Is this even a possibility?
Hi Anthony !
Tomato Tamale is exactly right! Unfortunately, the ball is currently in Apple's court, and they've elected not to provide an export option.
While it's always possible Apple may support data export in the future, for now Apple card transactions can only be viewed in the Wallet app on an iOS device—and that's by design. Since one of Apple Card's primary features is its unique architecture, it's possible that data aggregation may never be feasible.
The good news is that you still can add the Apple Card to your budget as an unlinked credit card account, and enter transactions using one of our other transaction entry options. The mobile app is great for recording spending on-the-go (gas and groceries) and Scheduled Transactions are perfect for recurring expenses (rent and utility bills).
I hope that helps! :)