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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!

Judy T Shumway

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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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Super Seller Alumni

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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. 

Isabelle she/her

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Nothing gets me to a place that says activate 

 

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Alumni

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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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?

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

How terrible.

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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! 

Joe
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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! 

Joe
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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. 

Helen

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I have the card, I have no way to activate it. The screen shot instructions shows a blue activate button. Mine is not blue and no button. Please help.

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Square Community Moderator

HI @baum Welcome to the Community 🙂 It's nice to see a new face!

 

I'm sorry to hear that you're having difficulty activating your Square Card. Here are the steps for activating your Square Debit Card on the Square App and from the Dashboard which also includes a Youtube video:

 

https://squ.re/squarecardGS

 

Let me know if this helps.

Ria
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I had to order a new square card. How do I activate it?

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