How To Activate Wells Fargo Credit Card

Congratulations. You’ve received your Wells Fargo credit card after waiting for more than a week. But before you start using all that money, you must activate your card. 

Activating your card is easy. 
You can activate your Wells Fargo Credit Card online, via phone call, or via the Wells Fargo mobile application.

Wells Fargo offers various credit services that help people build or improve their credit history. Some of their credit card services include college, cashback, and American Express credit cards.

Activating Wells Fargo Credit Card Online

Follow these simple steps to activate your Wells Fargo Credit card online. 

  • Go to the Wells Fargo homepage and log in with your credentials.
  • Click on the profile icon and select Settings.
  • Go to your Credit account.
  • Provide your personal details including your name and social security number and follow the prompts on the screen.

Activating Wells Fargo Credit Card via phone

To activate your card via phone, call the Wells Fargo automated system at 800-642-4720. Enter your personal details and tell the customer representative to activate your card.

Activating via Wells Fargo app

  • Download the Wells Fargo app(Android App | Apple App) from the app store on your smartphone.
  • Once installed, open the app and log in with your Wells Fargo credentials.
  • Go to your credit account and select your Card.
  • Click Activate.

Benefits of getting a Wells Fargo Card

There are several advantages of getting a Wells Fargo credit card. Here are some:

How long does it take to receive my card once I apply?

After applying, you will receive an email with an application ID and phone number. To check the status of your application, you can call the number and ask.
If your application is not approved, it might take 5-7 days for the bank to come to a credit decision.

How to pay the credit card bill?

You can either pay the bill online, via mail, or via phone. 

To pay your bill via phone, call 1-800-869-3557. To pay online, log in to Wells Fargo’s official website and compare your credit options. 

Wells Fargo Mailing Details:

Regular mail: Wells Fargo Card Services, P.O. Box 51193, Los Angeles, CA 90051-5493
Express mail: Lockbox Services 51193, Attn: WF Consumer Credit Card, 3440 Flair Drive, El Monte, CA 91731.

How do I check my credit card balance?

To check your credit card balance, install card services, move money, and more, go to Wells Fargo Online. If you haven’t already, sign up for Wells Fargo Online.

How do I transfer the balance to my Wells Fargo Credit Card?

  • Login to the Wells Fargo Online site using your credentials.
  • Go to the Credit Card Service Center.
  • Under Account Management, select Request Balance Transfer.
  • Follow the on-screen prompts.

You can also call 1-800-642-4720 and ask the customer representative to transfer the balance to your card.
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