The Cash app makes it incredibly easy to send and receive money from your friends and family using Square's cash card. It features a Visa Debit Card known as Cash App Card which is the same version as the Debit Card and can be used like any other bank debit card.
The card is directly linked to your Cash App account, so the money is debited from your Cash App account, not your bank account. This makes Square's card different from the debit card associated with your cash app.
Therefore, as long as you have funds in your account, your card can be used to make payments at the shop and even allows cash to be withdrawn from ATMs, just like any traditional bank debit card.
However, to use the card, you first have to activate the cash card which can take a few minutes more to tap on the app. In this post, we will tell you to step by step on the process of activating and enabling your Cash App Card.
There are two different ways to activate your Cash App card online.
Activate the Cash App card with the information found on your card. (Number, CVV, expiration date, etc.)
How do you activate your cash app card with a QR code?
Follow the steps given below to activate the online cash app card: Open the cash app on your device. Click the Cash Card icon at the bottom of the screen. Tap on "Activate Cash Card". A list of options will pop-up, choose the option "Scan QR Code". On the next page, simply scan the QR CODE located on your cash card using your mobile or device camera.
Focus on the QR code until the camera successfully scans the code properly and the cash app is successfully aligned. After the scan process is complete, your cash card is ready for use.
How to activate Cash App Card without QR Code?
For some reason, if the above method does not work for you and is not activated with your QR code, you can still activate your Cash App.
Here are the steps to activate your Cash App Card without scanning the QR Code:
Open the app on your phone. Click on the cash card icon at the bottom of the home screen. Select "Activate Cash Card" to start the cash app activation process. Next, tap on "Missing QR Code" and choose "Use CVV instead".
On the next page, enter your CVV code and expiration date which is printed on your cash card. Once entered, click Confirm. If the information you entered is correct, you will receive a confirmation message and your card is ready for use.
Cash App Card Activation Charge
There is no cash app activation fee for your cash card. Cash apps do not charge you for making simple personal payments to your friends and family. However, there are fees if you are using a cash app trading account with which type of card and transfer options to pay.
Cash app card service charges are also relatively low for some of the fees they charge and include the same ease of use as traditional debit cards. The recipient will have to pay 2.75% for business payments. Credit card charges 3% from the sender. Users have to pay 1.50% for quick deposits in business accounts. Apart from the above charges, there is no additional charge that we know at this time.
How to get Cash App Card?
Naturally, you have to first create a cash app account and install the cash app on your mobile device. Since the Cash app requires the use of a bank account, you must be over 18 years of age to sign up cash app and order a cash app card.
After completing your identity confirmation process, enter your shipping address to deliver your card. Finally, you need to sign and draw a symbol that will be etched into your card using a laser. Once this happens, all you have to do is wait and check regularly for your mail.
If you follow the above steps, your card will be activated and ready to use in some time. But if you are still helping or facing any problem in this process or any query do not hesitate to contact the cash app customer service on the cash app number or on the web at cash.app/help.
Cash app active cards can be used to shop at retailers and even gas stations that accept Visa or withdraw money from ATMs.