Grubby Mobile ID Set-up for iPhone and Apple Watch 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 South Dakota Mines, select SDMINES and click through to the Grubby ID login screen.
  4. Enter your Network Credentials to authenticate your device. If you have not set up your Network Credentials>, please see ‘Photo Submission/Preparation’ above.
  5. Once you have successfully authenticated in eAccounts, click the Add to Apple Wallet button to add your Grubby ID to Apple Wallet. You can add your student ID to one iPhone and one Apple Watch.
    • Click iPhone and continue through the prompts (Next, Agree to Terms & Conditions).
    • When the process is complete, the app will send a notification to verify your Grubby Mobile ID has been added to Wallet.
    • Tap Done in the upper right corner to return to the Home screen of the app.
    • You can now add your Apple Watch using the same process.

Adding Your Mobile ID 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 ID on Your iPhone

Your iPhone or Apple Watch must be turned on, but it does not have to be connected to a network. For iPhones 6S, iPhone 6S Plus and later, Express Mode allows you to use your Grubby ID without unlocking the device with a passcode, Touch ID, or Face ID. Just tap your device against the reader to recognize your Grubby ID. On iPhone XS, XS Max, and XR Express Mode, power reserve is available for up to five hours after the device’s battery needs to be charged.

  • To display your Grubby Mobile ID, open Apple Wallet and select your Grubby ID from your saved cards.

To add funds to your accounts in the Transact eAccounts app, first save a payment method at the Transact eAccounts website at

  • Make a deposit via your desktop or mobile browser.
  • After completing the deposit, there will be an option to save your credit card information.
  • Once you have added the card information on the Transact eAccounts website, that card will be available in the Transact eAccounts app for future deposits. If you have already used Transact eAccounts to access your Mobile ID, you will need to sign out and back in to update the saved payment information.

Contact information for the Student Accounts/Cashiering Services Office is also available from the Grubby ID menu in the Apple Wallet.


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