Hmmm, my primary reason for using this app is to get my free 6-piece
chicken nuggets when my local baseball team scores 6 runs or more!
M. Taylor writes:
> Hello Everyone,
> During the past two weeks, I have been using the McDonalds app on my 8 Plus.
> I am delighted to report that, at the time of this writing, all aspects of
> the app are VoiceOver accessible.
> To me, the primary benefit of using the app is to read the menu which, by
> the way, has been changing a great deal, of late.
> Also, I am enjoying all of the app deals that are available when you
> purchase your items through the app. I strongly suggest that you use Apple
> Pay when purchasing through the app. Also, remember that the great deals
> are only available when you buy your food via the app.
> Please remember that in order to use the app with all of those great deals,
> you will need to create an account which includes providing an email address
> and setting up a password.
> So, here is the basic scenario:
> You decide to eatj-in or take-out McDonalds.
> You open the app to see what deals are available to you. This is really the
> fun part as the deals can truly save you some serious money. You can also
> just browse the menu.
> Using a shopping cart system, you add your items to your cart. Don't worry,
> you can remove any item at any time. You can also customize your items at
> you add them.
> If you have given the app permission, it will tell you the closest McDonalds
> location to you and give you the option to purchase your items from that
> location or from any location you prefer.
> Personally, I place my orders from the parking lot of the McDonalds. Or, a
> couple of days ago, I just went in, sat down at a table, and placed my order
> via the app.
> Once you've finalized your order and selected the location, it's time to
> pay. I have only used the Apple Pay method so cannot speak to entering
> credit card data.
> Once this is done, you are ask if you will be dining in or taking out or
> driving through. Make your selection.
> Now, you will be told that your order has been received and is being
> prepared. You will also see a number on your screen.
> Go into the location, drive up, etc and show the employee your screen and
> they will bring your order to you.
> This last step can be different for us as visually impaired people; for
> sighted people, the number that is displayed on the iOS app is also
> displayed on an overhead display screen in the restaurant. Therefore, a
> sighted person can see when the order is ready and just walk up to the
> counter and pick up the order.
> Okay, that's about it.
> Let me add that it is very important that you be patient with yourself and
> the app, the first couple of times that you use it. There are a lot of
> confirmation screens that you must become familiar with, at first. Also, if
> you can, have a sighted person with you the first time you use the app as
> this may help you grasps certain elements of the process. This is not to
> say that you cannot use the app, for the first time, by yourself, but I
> suggest that you get sighted assistance initially, if possible.
> Good Luck, Enjoy, and let us know how it goes.
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