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How to link your card or bank account to Cash App

You can use credit and debit cards with Cash App or forgo them and add your bank account directly.
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November 25, 2022

You can link your bank account, debit card, or credit card to your Cash App. Doing so allows you to add money to the account, as well as transfer your Cash App funds to your bank account. Here’s how to do it.

Read more: Can you send money from PayPal to Cash App?

QUICK ANSWER

To add a debit card to Cash App, open Cash App and tap your Profile icon > Tap Linked Banks > Tap Link Debit Card > Follow the on-screen prompts.

To add a credit card to Cash App, first link a bank account or debit card to your Cash App, then open Cash App and tap your Profile icon > Tap Linked Banks > Tap Link Credit Card > Follow the on-screen prompts.

If you don't have a debit card, you can also add your bank account to Cash App. To do so, open Cash App and tap your Profile icon > Tap Linked Banks > Tap + Link Debit Card > Tap No Card? > Tap Continue > Choose your bank from the list > Follow the on-screen prompts.


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How to add your credit or debit card to Cash App

A stock photo of the Cash App logo shown on a darkened smartphone screen. The smartphone lies on top of some debit and credit cards and next to a pile of more cards and a small pile of cash.
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You can use a debit card with Cash App. Here’s how:

  1. Open Cash App and tap your Profile icon.
  2. Tap Linked Banks.
  3. Tap Link Debit Card.
  4. Follow the on-screen prompts.

If you want to add a credit card to Cash App, you must first link a debit card or bank to your account. After that, do the following:

  1. Open Cash App and tap your Profile icon.
  2. Tap Linked Banks.
  3. Tap Link Credit Card.
  4. Follow the on-screen prompts.

Cash App supports cards from Mastercard, Visa, Discover, and American Express. Note that credit card-based transactions require a 3% fee.

How to link your bank account to Cash App

If you don’t have a debit card, you can link your bank account to Cash App without one. Here’s what to do:

  1. Open Cash App and tap your Profile icon.
  2. Tap Linked Banks.
  3. Tap Link Debit Card.
  4. Tap No Card?
  5. Tap Continue.
  6. Choose your bank from the list of available banks.
  7. Follow the on-screen prompts.

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FAQs

Yes, credit card-based transactions have a 3% fee.

No, you don’t have to link your bank account to Cash App, but you won’t be able to get your funds in or out of Cash App.

Yes, Cash App offers the Cash Card, which is a debit card that is tied to your Cash App balance.