How to Add Money to Cash App From Prepaid Card? Read Important Details
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A simple search on Google shows that one can't add a gift card to Cash App. But what about prepaid cards? Can you add money to Cash App from a prepaid card? If yes then how? Answer to all such questions you will find in this post. If you are not a great fan of reading then you can contact us and clear your doubts.
So the million dollar question is - how do you use a prepaid card on the Cash App? See, there are many ways to use a prepaid card on Cash App. You can add it as a payment method on Cash App and then use its balance to make online or offline purchases. Plus, if you wish, you can buy BTC or stocks using the Cash App mobile application. In short, there are many ways to make use of a prepaid card on Cash App if you can add a prepaid card on Cash App. So, let's proceed and dig more.
What prepaid cards work with Cash App?
Let's put the first thing first. You can't add all the prepaid cards on the Cash App. At this point of time, there are so many types of prepaid cards available in the market but most of them are not supported by the Cash App except the one that is government enabled prepaid card. You might be surprised but the fact is time and again the US Government also issue various types of prepaid cards. Stimulus debit card and tax refund debit card are the best examples of government enabled prepaid that work on Cash App. If you have received any such card then you definitely can link it to your Cash App and then transfer money from prepaid card to your Cash App.
How do I add my prepaid card to Cash App?
Most of the government enabled prepaid cards are issued by the IRS. And almost all of them could be added to the Cash App by using card details. There is one more important point to bear in mind. Note that on Cash App only one debit card could be used at a time. Similarly, you can add one bank account and one credit card. How can I add a prepaid card on my Cash App if there is already a debit linked to it? Answer is simple. You need to first remove your current debit card. These are the steps to follow:
- Launch Cash App mobile application on your phone.
- Tap the banking tab or my cash tab available at the far bottom left corner.
- Scroll down and select your debit card.
- After that tap the three dots icon and then choose remove.
- Then select add a debit card.
- Now enter your prepaid card details such as card number, expiration date, and CVV code.
How to add money to Cash App from prepaid card?
As you have learned how to add a prepaid card on Cash App, now let's proceed to find out how to transfer money from government enabled prepaid card to Cash App.
- So, as a first step, open a Cash App.
- Now tap the balance tab with "$" icon
- After that select the add money button.
- Enter the amount that you want to transfer from your prepaid card to Cash App.
- Once again tap the add money button.
- As you have added money to your Cash App from your prepaid card now you can spend money as you wish.
Can I manually add money to my Cash App card?
Yes, of course, you can add money to your Cash App in a manual manner. From a manual manner I mean, you can add money to your Cash App card without a bank account. And that is possible with the help of stores such as Walmart, Walgreens, Dollar General and so on and so forth. However, it is not like that all stores load money to Cash App cards. So, the idea here is to first once check with the store on the phone call. And if the store confirms, then visit the store with cash money.
Once you reach the store, you can contact the cashier and request to load money to your Cash App. Also, don't forget to ask about the fee if there is any applicable. If you are a regular customer of the store then you can request to waive off the fee. Then, handover your card to the cashier and wait until the cashier loads money to your Cash App card. That’s all you need to do to reload your card with cash money.