Have you ever met these situations when you are taking metro in Guangzhou?
- You are going to go through ticket checking machine, but feel difficult to take Yang Cheng Tong card from your pocket, because you are playing your phone.
- You have to top up your Yang Cheng Tong card, but you don't have enough cash.
- You forget to bring your Yang Cheng Tong card and money.
And now, you don’t need to worry about these situations anymore for taking metro, as long as you have a cellphone.
First of all, you should make sure that you have these: UnionPay Card and NFC mobile phone. Then, follow these 5 steps:
1. Download Guangzhou Metro APP (search “广州地铁”)
2. Register an account (The app is all in Chinese.)
- Click the guideline of “云卡” and finish registration
- After registration, you can log in
- Activate NFC
3.Top-up your “云卡”
4.Bind your UnionPay Card
5. Go through ticket checking machine!
Tips for using “云卡”
1.This service only supports cellphone of version over Android 4.4.2.
2.This service can’t be used for taking APM Line so far.
3.iPhone cannot use this service so far.
Furthermore, it is said that passenger can use Alipay for taking metro in the future, but this service has not been launched at present.