How Do I Activate My Robinhood Card?

You can activate your Robinhood debit card right from your mobile app. To activate your card now, just follow the instructions above or contact a support agent for help.

If you want to find out how to activate your Robinhood card, read on. This article contains important information about your Robinhood card, including how to sign up to how to activate your card.

How to Sign Up for Robinhood's Cash Management

To sign up for a cash management account, you will first need to become a Robinhood customer by signing up for a brokerage account. You can sign up for a Robinhood brokerage account from the web or by downloading the mobile app from the Google Play Store or the App Store. If you are already a customer of Robinhood and want to sign up for cash management, you can do so right from the mobile app. Just tap the "Cash" tab found on the left of the page and tap "Sign Up." Once you are done signing up, you may be asked to confirm some information, such as your address or ID that you provided when you signed up for your Robinhood brokerage account.

Note: Signing up for a brokerage account won't affect your credit score.

Funding Your Brokerage Account

If you are using cash management, adding money to your Robinhood account will change since cash management provides customers with more ways to fund their accounts. The following are just some of the many ways you can fund your Robinhood brokerage account with cash management:

  • Link a bank account: When you link a bank account, your funds will show as pending when viewing your "cash" in the app until cleared, which could take up to five business days. You will be notified when your funds are cleared and available for use.
  • Set up direct deposit: To set up direct deposit, open the app and tap "Transfer" found in the "Cash" tab.
  • Use your ACH routing number and account number: Your ACH account number will be the same as your brokerage account number except it will have a prefix. The financial institution is identified by the routing number. To find your ACH routing and account numbers, open the mobile app and tap "Transfer."

Robinhood works with various banks to process transactions. Your routing and account numbers are issued by JPMorgan Chase Bank or Sutton Bank, and Sutton bank also issues your debit card. These are the banks that will appear in other institutions' transaction history as your cash management account transfers.

How to Link Your Robinhood Debit Card With Other Accounts

To link your Robinhood card with other accounts, your debit card number is required. You can find all the information about your Robinhood debit card, including your card number, CVC, and expiration date, by tapping the "Cash" tab and then tapping your debit card.

How to Activate Your Debit Card

Do the following to activate your debit card:

  1. Open your app and tap the "Cash" tab.
  2. Tap "Have you received your card?" under the section marked "Debit Card."
  3. Tap "Yes."

Click here if you would like help to activate your card.

Some of the Things You Can Do With Your Card

When your card arrives you can do the following:

  • Set up direct deposit
  • Start earning interest
  • Set up Google Pay, Samsung Pay, or Apple Pay
  • Make online purchases
  • Pay bills

Why Did GetHuman Write "How Do I Activate My Robinhood Card?"?

After thousands of Robinhood customers came to GetHuman in search of an answer to this problem (and many others), we decided it was time to publish instructions. So we put together How Do I Activate My Robinhood Card? to try to help. It takes time to get through these steps according to other users, including time spent working through each step and contacting Robinhood if necessary. Best of luck and please let us know if you successfully resolve your issue with guidance from this page.

Why does GetHuman Write How-to Guides for Robinhood Problems?

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