Use Chime with Cash App (2 Minute Setup)

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Updated & Verified: April 19, 2021

Are you a Chime member and want to use Cash App but aren’t sure if you can? Then you’re in luck.

Chime works great with Cash App for investing in stocks and/or bitcoin and for sending or receiving money easily and securely.

It’s important, however, for you to ensure that everything is set up properly to help you avoid any potential issues and/or loss of money.

Cash App launched in October of 2013 and as of 2020, it has had over 100 million downloads and over 36 million monthly active users. (1

Considering the overwhelming popularity of both Cash App and Chime, it’s only logical for you to want to use your Chime account with Cash App.

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You can easily link your Chime account to Cash App by using two different methods. This step-by-step guide will show exactly how to properly set things up.

1) Install and Open Cash App

First, you need to install Cash App. You can do so for free on Android and iOS devices. Once you have Cash App installed on your preferred device, open it to continue.

2) Click on the Bank Icon in the Bottom Left Corner

Once you have Cash App open, simply click on the bank icon in the bottom left corner of the screen.

You may have to scroll down to near the bottom of the screen and you should see a “Link Bank” button. Click on it to start linking Cash App to Chime.

The first way to link Cash App with Chime is to use your Chime debit card. To do this, you would simply enter your Chime debit card information within Cash App as shown in the image.

Alternatively, if you’d prefer to just link Cash App directly to your Chime account without using your Chime debit card, you can click on “No Card?” near the bottom of the screen. Read the following screen and then click “Continue”. Then either scroll or search until you find “Chime” and click on it.

Finally, simply log in to your Chime account to finish linking it with Cash App. This step is only necessary if you’re using method 2 for linking your Chime account with Cash App.

The Easiest Way to Ensure Chime and Cash App are Linked Properly

Even though it may be tempting to skip doing this, it’s highly recommended that you test things to ensure Chime and Cash App are properly linked together

The easiest way to do this is to send a small amount of money (like $1) from Chime to Cash App. Once the transfer is complete, try sending it back to your Chime account from Cash App. If everything transfers over as expected, then you should be good to go.

Frequently Asked Using Chime With Cash App Questions:

Can Chime receive money from Cash App?

Yes, Chime can receive money from Cash App. People using Cash App can send money to anyone who has a properly set up and linked bank account including people who use Chime.

You can also send money to Chime from your own Cash App (for example if you’re investing and turning a profit). The process of transferring funds from Cash App to your own bank is known as “cashing out”. (3)

How long does it take to transfer money from Cash App to Chime?

In some cases, cashing out or transferring funds to Chime from Cash App is instant. However, if it isn’t instant, you can expect the funds to be available in your Chime account in 1 to 3 business days. (2)

Why is my Chime debit card not supported on Cash App?

In most cases, the reason you are getting a not-supported message using your Chime debit card with Cash App is that you made a mistake when entering your card information into Cash App. Double-check the card info and try again.

Other possible issues can include your Chime card is somehow blocked, the app for Cash App itself needs to be updated or Cash App and/or Chime are currently down. 

If you continue having problems though, try contacting Cash App support and/or Chime support to further investigate things. (4)

What if You Have Problems Using Cash App with Chime?

If you have any problems using Cash App with Chime, you can easily contact support for both by doing the following:

Contacting Cash App Support

To contact Cash App support, you can do so from within the app by going to your profile and then clicking on “Support” or by going to https://cash.app/contact.

Contacting Chime Support

If you’re having issues with getting Chime to work with Cash App, you may want to try contacting Chime support by calling (844) 244-6363 to see if there may be something with your Chime account preventing you from being able to use Cash App.

Wrapping Up

Using Cash App with your Chime account is 100% possible and is typically a pretty straightforward and simple process to set up. You can use either your Chime debit card or your Chime account itself to link with Cash App so are able to send and receive money easily and efficiently.

References

1. David Curry, Business of Apps – https://www.businessofapps.com/data/cash-app-statistics/

2. Chime – https://help.chime.com/hc/en-us/articles/224909047-How-long-will-it-take-for-my-money-to-post-to-my-Chime-Spending-Account

3. Cash App – https://cash.app/help/us/en-us/3071-cash-out-instructions

4. Cash App – https://cash.app/contact

5. Cash App – https://cash.app/help/us/en-us/1015-account-settings