[Fixed] Cash App Direct Deposit failed

Are you having issues with direct deposits on Cash App?

Is your direct deposit failed on Cash App?

If you are having such issues and hunting for solutions, you have landed in the right place. In this post, we have explained why direct deposits may get failed on Cash App and the possible ways you can do on your end to fix the problem.

So, let’s get started.

First of all, don’t fret if your direct deposit is failed on Cash App, as you are not alone who is having such issues. There are many like you.

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That being said, let’s begin with the reasons and solutions to fix the direct deposit failed issue on Cash App.

Why is my Cash App Direct Deposit failed

Your Cash App direct deposit is failed because you have not provided the correct routing & account number, your direct deposit limit is exceeded, servers of Cash App are down, or you have not enabled direct deposits on Cash App.

Whatever the case, there are a few things you can perform on your end to ensure that the issue doesn’t lie from your end. Follow the methods below to fix Cash App direct deposit failed problem.

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How to Fix Cash App Direct Deposit failed

1. Make sure you have enabled Direct Deposits on Cash App

Yes, before you can receive the direct deposits on Cash App, you must enable it. You won’t receive any direct deposit if you haven’t enabled it.

To set up Direct Deposit with payroll, login:

  1. Tap the Banking tab on your Cash App home screen
  2. Select Direct Deposit
  3. Under Automatic Setup, tap Get Started
  4. Search for your employer and follow the prompts

Be sure you enter the username and password for your employer or payroll provider when prompted.

2. Make sure your direct deposit is within limits

Yes, direct deposits on Cash App has a limit. You can receive up to $25,000 per direct deposit and up to $50,000 in 24 hours.

So, if you are waiting for a direct deposit of more than $10k, you will not receive it.

In this case, you can request the sender split the payment into two parts and send them on different days.

3. Share correct routing and account number

Another reason you cannot receive your direct deposits on Cash App is that you have provided incorrect routing and account numbers to your employer.

So, always recheck the account or routing number before sharing it with your employer.

SEE ALSO: Cash App failed to link Bank Account (Reasons & Solutions)

4. Check Cash App servers status

Before you move on to other methods to fix Cash App, it’s generally a good idea to know whether the issue lies on the client-side or the servers side.

If the problem is on the Cash App’s end, there isn’t much you can do to fix it. In that case, the only way left would be to either wait till the issue gets resolved or report it via Cash App’s help and support channels.

That being said, to check the server’s status of Cash App, there are a lot of free online services.

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We would recommend checking Downdetector’s page for Cash App. Here, you can check the live map and comments section to see if other users in your area are reporting similar issues.

Similarly, you can check IsTheServiceDown’s page for Cash App. Like Downdetector, it also provides detailed reports of past outages and user-reported problems as well.

If the outage services show no issues with Cash App servers, it’s very likely that the problem is on your side.

In that case, keep reading for more useful fixes!

5. Check your internet connection

The first and the most basic step you need to perform is to test your internet connection. If your internet connection is not working fine or having issues, you will have loading issues with Cash App.

If you are subscribed to high-speed internet, it doesn’t mean you will always have high-speed internet. In contrast, the internet speed delivered may vary depending on the weather, the number of users and other factors.

So, it is highly recommended to perform an internet speed test. You can perform the test on Fast.com or speed test by OoKla.

Switch from Wi-Fi to Mobile data:

If you are using your Wi-Fi, and it’s not working fine or having issues while loading the Cash App, you can try to switch your internet to your Mobile data.

On the other hand, if you were already using your mobile data, connect it to Wi-Fi and try opening the Cash App.

6. Update Cash App

Mobile users encountering issues when accessing the Cash App, need to check for pending app updates. Perhaps, there’s an app bug affecting the Cash App and resulting in not loading up or generally working properly.

Thus, with the latest updates being installed on your device, you can be sure the Cash app is running its latest version along with the most up-to-date bug fixes.

That being said, follow the steps below to update the Cash App on your smartphone.

  1. Open Google Play Store on Android devices or App Store on iOS devices.
  2. From there, search and locate the Cash App.
  3. Then, visit the Cash app page.
  4. Subsequently, to check if there are updates available, the Update button will be visible.
  5. Finally, tap the Update button if available.

Once you have updated the app, you would like to restart your device and open the Cash App freshly. Now it should load and work properly; if not, follow other solutions below.

7. Contact Cash App support

Lastly, if you have tried everything, and Cash App servers are also fine and still, Cash App is not working, not loading or stuck at loading screen, then the last step that remains is to conatct the Cash App support.


You can contact Cash App support either by email or tag them on their Twitter support page.

Note: Cash App does not provide support over the phone. So, be aware of the scammers and fraudsters.

SEE ALSO: [Fixed] Cash App instant Deposit Not Working

Final Words:

Cash App is a mobile payment service developed by Square, Inc. It allows users to send and receive money to one another using a mobile phone app. The service is available in the US and the UK. As of March 21, 2022, the Cash App has over 36 million active users.

Well, like other apps and services, it is prone to issues and problems such as what we discussed today in this post. Whatever be the case, there are always a few ways to make sure that the problem isn’t from your side.

So, that’s all for now. We hope you were able to know why your Cash App direct deposit is failed, and the methods provided above fixed the issue. For more posts like this, you can visit our Cash App section or follow a few related posts below.

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