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5/31/2023 – 10:45am
Apple Wallet is currently experiencing an outage. New mobile credentials cannot be provisioned at this time, but existing credentials will continue to work.

Gators can access University resources through their Mobile GATORONE by simply holding their device to a reader. The Mobile GATORONE allows students, faculty, and staff to use their iPhone, Apple Watch or Android phone to conveniently and safely access campus buildings, purchase food, ride the Regional Transit System (RTS), access RecSports facilities, check out materials from the library and more.


Set-up for Apple Users

Setting Up Mobile ID on iPhone or Apple Watch

  1. Download the Transact eAccounts Mobile app from the App Store to your phone.
  2. Open Transact eAccounts. Click through the startup screens and tap Get Started.
  3. Search for University of Florida and click through to the GATORONE login screen.
  4. Enter your GatorLink to authenticate your device.
  5. Once you have successfully authenticated in eAccounts, click the Add to Apple Wallet button to add your GATORONE to Apple Wallet. You can add your ID to one iPhone and one Apple Watch.
  6. Click iPhone and continue through the prompts (Next, Agree to Terms & Conditions).
  7. When the process is complete, the app will send a notification to verify your Mobile GATORONE has been added to Wallet.
  8. Tap Done in the upper right corner to return to the Home screen of the app.
  9. You can now add your Apple Watch using the same process.

Adding Your Mobile GATOR
ONE to Apple Wallet on a Second Device

  1. Repeat steps 1-5 to login to the Transact eAccounts Mobile App.
  2. Ensure your second device is signed into the same iCloud account as the first device.
  3. From the Campus ID screen in Transact eAccounts, tap the in the upper right corner of your Transact Mobile Credential display.
  4. Tap Add or Remove Campus ID from Wallet.
  5. Choose your second device to add your Transact Mobile Credential.
  6. On the Add Card to Wallet screen, tap Next in the upper right corner.
  7. Follow the onscreen instructions to complete adding your card.

Using Mobile GATORONE on Your iPhone

The iPhone or Apple Watch must be powered on, but it does not have to be connected to a network.

On an iPhone 6 and 6 Plus, double-clicking the Home button, tapping the default payment card and selecting the Mobile GATORONE are needed to enable usage. Then, authenticating with Touch ID and holding the top of iPhone 6 or 6 Plus near the contactless reader will complete a transaction.

For iPhones 6S, iPhone 6S Plus and later, Express Mode allows use of the Mobile GATORONE without unlocking the device with a passcode, Touch ID, or Face ID. Through iPhone XS, XS Max, and XR, Express Mode with power reserve makes the Mobile GATORONE available for up to five hours after the device’s battery needs to be charged.

To display your Mobile GATORONE, open Apple Wallet and select your Mobile GATORONE card from your saved cards.

Set-up for Android Users

Setting Up Mobile GATORONE on Android

  1. Enable NFC on your phone in your Settings.  NFC settings can be found in different areas of the Settings menu, depending on your device. A common location is Connected Devices>Connection Settings. (If not found there, use the Search option on the top right to double check.)
  2. Toggle the NFC setting to On.
  3. Open Google Wallet and make sure it is enabled as the default payment application. If the app prompts you to add a credit card, you can bypass that screen and return to the Google Wallet home screen.
  4. Download the Transact eAccounts Mobile app from the Google Play Store to your phone.
  5. Open Transact eAccounts, click through the startup screens and tap Get Started.
  6. Search for University of Florida and click through to the GATORONE login screen.
  7. Enter your GatorLink to authenticate your device.
  8. Once you have successfully authenticated in eAccounts, click the Add to Google Wallet button to add your GATORONE to Google Wallet.
  9. Continue through the prompts (Next, Accept the University of Florida Terms & Conditions).
  10. Next, Accept the Google Wallet Terms of Service.
  11. The next screen will confirm that the ID has been added to Google Wallet.

Using Mobile GATORONE on Android

You do not need to unlock your phone, but the screen must be awake to use your GATORONE. Tap the power button to wake the screen and tap your phone against the reader. Note, the antenna location may vary by device, although it is often in the middle of the phone. As a result, you may have to adjust the orientation of your phone against the reader to have your mobile credential recognized.

To display your Mobile GATORONE, open the Transact eAccounts app and select the View in Google Wallet icon. If you do not already have a credit card in your Google Wallet, you will need to add one in order to set default on the home screen.

Hardware Requirements
  • iPhone: iPhone SE, iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus or later
  • Apple Watch: Series 1 or later, and watch OS 5.2 or later
  • Android: version 6.0 or later; NFC enabled-device capable of supporting Google Wallet. Samsung Wallet coming this fall!

Please email mobile@bsd.ufl.edu for any questions.