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How do I activate my Square Card?

How do I activate my Square debit card

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Here's an article with all the information you need to know about the Square card.  Good luck with it!

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To activate your physical Square Debit Card from your online Square Dashboard:

  1. Go to the Balance section of your online Square Dashboard.

  2. Select one of your locations under Locations.

  3. Select the gear icon > select Square Checking.

  4. Click on Activate physical card.

  5. Enter the confirmation code sent to the email address associated with your Square account.

  6. Once your account has been verified, enter your Square Debit Card CVV and expiration date

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Here's an article with all the information you need to know about the Square card.  Good luck with it!

Judy T Shumway
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I recently received my square card but cannot find any of the links suggested

to activate it. How do you do that?

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Hi @Kitbride1999-

 

I went ahead and moved your comment over to this thread so you can take a look at the other replies to this question. 

 

Take a look at the best answer or at this article. If neither of those help, please feel free to reply back to me in this thread. 

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Nothing gets me to a place that says activate 

 

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Hi @Kitbride1999.

 

Stepping in for Isabelle here. Can you confirm that you have successfully ordered the Square Card?

 

If you have ordered it, and are still having trouble activating it, please contact us

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Yes I think we may have been scammed on the card,     

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Hi @phantomrain

 

Here are the steps for activating your Square Card:

 

To activate your Square Card from your Square app:

  1. From your Square app go to Balance Square Card.

  2. Tap Activate physical card and enter the confirmation code sent to the email address associated to your Square account.

  3. Once your account has been verified, connect your reader and swipe your Square Card, or enter your card details manually.

To activate your Square Card from your online Square Dashboard:

  1. From your online Square dashboard, navigate to Balance.

  2. Click on Square Card Activate physical card.

  3. Enter the confirmation code sent to the email address associated with your Square account.

  4. Once your account has been verified, enter your Square Card CVV and expiration date.

  5. Create your 4-digit PIN > Done.

 

If you are still having issues once you have attempted these steps, this may be an account specifc issue.

Due to the public nature of The Seller Community we are unable to access specific account details through The Community. For assistance with your account, Feel free to send send a message using this contact form. Our support team will be happy to assist in resolving the matter on your account. 

Phone support is available Monday - Friday 6 AM - 6 PM PST. The telephone number is (855)700-6000.

 

As always, feel free to stop by The Community with question, concerns and even feature requests. We are more than happy to assist.

 

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How do I activate my card?

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Hi there, @Jasonsdad1956 - were the activation steps in the resource listed above able to get you where you need to be?

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The information given in their own article on card activation is incorrect!

How terrible.

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I was able to activate my card by clicking on the link within the email I received telling me to activate my card. None of the other links mentioned previously showed up for me otherwise. Hope this helps. 

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Looking to activate my square card.

 

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Hi there, @hinesshirley455. You should be able to find all the steps needed to activate your Square Card here on this thread.

 

You can also reference this helpful resource. Let me know if you have any questions! 

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Yes I'm trying to activate my card but I don't know how can any one help me

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Hi there, @spillercarol 👋

Were you able to walk through the steps we've listed above? What specific issue are you running into when trying to activate your Square Card?

You can also reference this helpful resource. Let me know if you have any questions! 

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how to activate my square card

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The title of this thread has been edited from the original: what is first step new to square

 

hey all my card just arrived what is first step

 

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Hi @rodt2019! I moved your question to this thread so you can check out the link that @GlassJudy shared. It has all the information you need to know about getting started with the Square Card.

 

Enjoy!

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This reply was created from merging an existing thread: Activating Square Card

 

Hello, I've searched the app everywhere and can't figure out how to activate my square card. Need help!! Lol

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@mzarag01 Here are the steps to activate your Square Card! 🙂 You can activate the card from your online Square Dashboard or from the Point of Sale app. 

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