How to Secure Your Cash App Account

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Cash App popular money transfer app hit the news recently, after a security breach affecting 8.2 million US users was found to have leaked sensitive customer information. Although Cash App insists that information such as account access codes and passwords have not been compromised, it is always a good idea to ensure that your Cash App account is secure. . You can do this in a number of ways, including setting a PIN or using biometrics such as your fingerprint or Face ID. Read on and we’ll show you how to secure Cash App to protect your personal information.

How to set up your Cash App PIN

Setting up or changing a PIN on Cash App is simple and here are the steps to follow:

Step 1: Open the Cash app and tap the Account icon in the top right (it looks like a person).

2nd step: Faucet Privacy and Security then press to switch the Security lock on.

Step 3: Enter your new PIN, then enter it again when prompted to confirm.

Step 4: You should receive an email or text message confirming that your PIN code has been changed. If you ever receive one of these messages and you have not changed your PIN, you should contact Cash App customer service immediately.

How to Change the Cash App PIN

If you need to change your PIN, here are the steps to follow.

Step 1: Open the Cash app, tap the Account icon, then touch Privacy and Security.

2nd step: Faucet Change cash register PIN, then enter your old Cash PIN. Enter your new register PIN when prompted, then enter it again to confirm.

You should receive a text or email confirming that your PIN has been changed.

What to do if you forget your Cash App PIN

Forgetting an App PIN has happened to all of us, but it’s quick and easy to reset your forgotten Cash PIN with Cash App.

Step 1: Open the Cash app, tap the Account icon, then touch Privacy and Security.

2nd step: Faucet Change cash register PIN.

Step 3: At the bottom of the screen, tap Forgot register PIN, then tap I forgot my Cash PIN. The app should send a code to your registered email address.

Step 4: Enter the confirmation code from your email into the app and tap Next. The app can then also send a code to your mobile number. Enter the code and press Next. Then enter your new Cash PIN, then enter it again when prompted to confirm.

As before, you should receive an email or text confirming that your PIN has been reset.

How to secure Cash App with your fingerprint on Android or iOS

Adding another level of security to your Cash App account with your fingerprint is a great idea, although you need to set up a PIN before the app will let you use your fingerprint.

Step 1: Before you do anything, make sure you have set up fingerprint reader/Touch ID on your phone.

2nd step: Follow steps 1 and 2 above.

Step 3: Place your finger on the scanner to scan your fingerprint. You may see a notification that your security lock needs to be activated. Faucet OKAY.

You are now configured to use your fingerprint to log in to Cash App.

How to Secure Cash App with Face ID on iOS

You can also secure Cash App with Face ID on iOS. Here are the steps to follow:

Step 1: First, make sure Face ID is set up on your iPhone.

2nd step: Open the Cash app and tap the Account * icon in the top right, then tap * Privacy and security.

Step 3: Then tap to enable Security Lock (which says Require Face ID to transfer funds below).

Step 4: On the next screen, enter the PIN of your choice, then enter it again to confirm when prompted. Apps should now return you to the Privacy & Security menu, and Face ID should be enabled.

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