Download the Cash App and Sign Up
To get started, download the Cash app on your mobile device. To do so:
- Visit the iTunes App Store or Google Play.
- Search for Square Cash.
- Download the app.
Then, create an account:
- Open the app > enter your mobile phone number or email address > tap Next. You’ll receive a confirmation code via text message or email.
- Enter the code in the app > tap Next. If you don’t receive a code via text, tap Help in the lower-left for next steps.
- Select your primary use for Cash:
- Personal – to exchange money with friends and family only.
- Business – to accept payment for goods or services.
- Follow the on-screen prompts to finish signup and make sure to link a supported debit card so you can send and receive money.
Note: You can link a credit card to send cash, for a 3% fee. To receive money from friends and family, you’ll need to link a debit card.