(2021) How to Activate Cash App Card Without QR Code

So you have received a new Cash App Card and want to activate it without using QR code.

If that’s the case, you have landed in the right place. In this post, we have provided a step-by-step guide to activate Cash App Card without QR code and with QR code.

We have explained how to order a new Cash App card, disable a Cash Card, and what to do in case you lost your Cash App card.

So, let’s get started.

Cash App is free-to-use peer-to-peer money transferring mobile app. It allows its users to send and receive money easily and also has options to buy and sell bitcoins and trade shares.

Moreover, it also provides users a physical debit card called Cash App Card.

The Cash Card is a Visa debit card that you can use to pay for goods and services from your Cash App balance, both online and in stores.

Once, you have your Cash Card, you can start using it immediately by adding it to Apple Pay and Google Pay, or by using the card details found in the Cash Card tab.

In case you are new to Cash App and haven’t ordered a Cash App card, then follow the steps below to order one for you.


How to order Cash App Card

You can order your Cash App card in the Cash App itself. You just need to fill in a few details and your card will get ordered.

Follow the step-by-step process below-

  • Step 1: Open Cash App

The first step is to open the Cash App on your Android or iOS device and sign in to your account if you haven’t.

  • Step 2: Select Cash Card Tab

Once, you are in the Cash App, tap on the option ‘Cash Card’ at the bottom left of the screen. It should be a rectangular icon.

  • Step 3: Tap ‘Get free Cash Card.’

Now, in the Cash Card menu, tap on the button ‘GET FREE CASH CARD.’ It is a multicoloured button.

  • Step 4: Tap choose the color and tap ‘Continue’

Here, you can choose the color of your Debit card. However, there are only black and white color options available.

After picking up the color, simply tap on ‘continue.’

  • Step 5: Customize your Card

Now, here you can customize your card by choosing whether to show your Cashtag and then signing it.

To sign, tap the option that says “Tap to customize.”

  • Step 6: Sign your Card

Now, draw in your sign in the provided signature space.

Pro Tip: Here you can also draw or add stamps by pressing the little smiley face button under the signature field.

When you’re done, tap the option ‘Next’.

  • Step 7: Enter your details

In the next menu,  Enter your mailing address, then tap Next and then add your first and last name.

  • Step 8: Check your Card and your Details

Now, finally, check if you have entered all the details correctly. When you’re done, tap ‘Continue’.

  • Step 9: That’s all, Cash App will tell you that your card number ready.

After tapping the continue in the previous step, the Cash app will tell you that your card number is ready.

Now, if everything goes right, You should get your card within 10 business days.

Meanwhile, you can add money to your Cash App balance, so you can use it when your card arrives.


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Note: You must be 18 or older to apply for a Cash Card.

Your Cash Card can be used as soon as you order it, by adding it to Apple Pay and Google Pay, or by using the card details found in the Cash Card tab.

However, when you receive your Cash App card, you need to activate it first before you start using it in ATMs or in offline stores.

Now, there are two-way to activate the Cash App card, one by scanning the QR code and the other without a QR code.

Follow the step-by-step process below.


Can you activate Cash App Card without QR code?

Yes, you can activate Cash App card without QR code. To activate Cash App card without QR code tap on the Cash Card tab, then tap on your Card’s image, then click on Activate, and finally choose the Use CVV instead.

So, that’s it, enter your CVV number and expiration date of your new Cash Card and your Cash debit card will be activated without scanning QR code.

Now, you use it anywhere you want.

Still, you are not able to understand, then follow the step-by-step process below.


How to Activate Cash App Card without QR code-

The process to activate Cash Card without QR code is simple, you just need to tap a few options and your Card will get activated.

For this, you don’t even need to install any third-party apps or use any other service. 

It is completely legal and settings for it are within the Cash App.

Steps to activate Cash App Card Without QR code

  • Step 1: Tap the Cash Card tab on your Cash App home screen

Simply open your Cash App, sign in to your account, if you haven’t already, and tap on the Cash Card Tab, present at the bottom left on the display.

  • Step 2: Tap the image of your Cash Card

In the Cash Card menu, tap on the photo of your CashApp card.

  • Step 3: Tap Activate Cash Card

Here, tap on the option ‘Activate Cash Card’ to set it up.

  • Step 4: Tap choose ‘Missing QR code’ option

Here, your phone camera will start to scan the QR code, but as you do not have the QR code, you have to tap on the option ‘Missing QR code.’

  • Step 5: Tap ‘Use CVV instead’

Enter the CVV code and expiration date of your new Cash Card.

So, that’s it. This is how you can activate your Cash App card without QR code. Isn’t it easy-peasy!


How to activate Cash Card using the QR code:

If you have the QR code the cash app provided you, you can simply scan it can activate your Cash debit card.

Follow the steps below to activate Cash App card by using QR code:

  • Tap the Cash Card tab on your Cash App home screen
  • Tap the image of your Cash Card
  • Tap Activate Cash Card
  • Tap OK, when your Cash App asks for permission to use your camera
  • Scan the QR code

So, that’s it. Once you successfully scan the QR code, your card will be activated, and you can start using it right away either online or in stores, or in ATMs.


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Lost my Cash App Card, what to do now?

If you have lost your cash app card, then you can simply disable it and order a new Cash App card for yourself.

How to temporarily disable Cash App Card:

If you think you can find your Card, you can temporarily disable it. Follow the steps below to disable your Cash App Card.

  • Tap the Cash Card tab on your Cash App home screen
  • Tap the image of your Cash Card
  • Toggle Enable Cash Card off

If your Cash App card is lost permanently, then leave the card disabled option as it is and order a new card for yourself by following the steps below.

How to order a new Cash Card if yours is lost or stolen:

  • Tap the Cash Card tab
  • Tap the image of your Cash Card+
  • Select Problem With Card
  • Follow the further steps the app guides you.

Final Words:

So, that’s all folks, this is how you can activate your Cash App Card without QR code or with QR code.

In case, your Cash card is lost, you can disable it and order a new card (as detailed above) for yourself.


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