How to Delete a Cash App Account

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Cash App allows you to transfer money to friends, family, and other contacts directly from your phone, similar to Venmo. However, since it is linked to your bank account, deleting it requires more steps than simply removing the app from your home screen.

To completely remove Cash App, you must first delete your account before uninstalling the app. Here's how to delete your Cash App account on iPhone, iPad, or Android.

Note: Once your account is deleted, you can create a new one with the same email, phone number, and bank account. However, your payment history from your previous account will not be restored.

Before closing your Cash App account, ensure to transfer your funds by tapping "Cash Out" on the home screen of the app. To close your account, go to your profile icon, select "Support", then "Something Else", and navigate to "Account Settings" before selecting "Close Account" and following the prompts. Finally, remember to delete the app from your phone once your account has been successfully closed. 

This guide provides instructions on how to permanently delete a Cash App account without losing any funds associated with it.

How to Permanently Delete a Cash App Account


Deleting the Cash App mobile app from your phone or device will not cancel your Cash App account, it will remain active until you fully shut it down from within the Cash App platform.

Therefore, it's important to ensure that all funds have been transferred out of your account before proceeding. The process can be summarized as follows:

  1. Transfer all funds out of your Cash App account.
  2. Close your Cash App account.
  3. Remove the app from your device.

The following sections provide a detailed guide on each of these steps.

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First, Transfer Cash App Funds

To transfer the funds from your Cash App account, you must first open the app and log in to your account.

It is important to note that even if your account balance is zero, you cannot close your account if you still have any stocks or Bitcoin. You must sell all stocks and transfer any Bitcoin before proceeding with the account closure process. Once all balances, including the Cash Balance, are at zero, you can proceed with closing your account.

1. When you open the Cash App, you will be taken to the main page where you typically make or request payments.

2. To transfer your balance to your bank account, navigate to the Cash App home page by selecting the house icon located at the bottom left of the screen. On the home page, you will find the option to "Cash Out" your balance.

By using the "Cash Out" option, you can transfer the funds from your Cash App account to your linked bank account. If you wish to transfer the funds to a different bank account, make sure to set it up within the Cash App before cashing out.

3. Follow the on-screen instructions in the Cash Out process to successfully transfer the funds from your Cash App account to your bank account.

Second, Close and Delete Your Cash App Account

Once you've cleared the balance in your Cash App account, you can proceed with deleting it. The option to delete the account is located within a few menu layers, but can be easily accessed by following these steps: 

  1. From the home screen, select the profile icon located in the upper right corner of the screen. This will open your profile page.
  2. On the profile page, scroll to the bottom of the options and tap "Support."
  3. On the Support page, select "Something Else" as the option to close your account is not listed there.
  4. On the next page, you will find additional account options. If you haven't already, you can transfer your Cash App balance to your bank account by tapping "Cash Out." Otherwise, tap "Account Settings."
  5. On the Account Settings page, tap "Close Account" and then select "Close my Cash App Account."
  6. You will be taken to a page with more details about the consequences of closing your account. Read the information thoroughly to ensure that you understand what closing your account entails.
  7. If you are certain that you want to proceed with the account closure, tap the "Confirm Closing Account" link at the bottom of the page.
  8. After confirming the closure, your Cash App account will be deleted and your $Cashtag will no longer be active. Any attempts to send money to your account will result in an error message.
Third, Remove the App From Your Phone

The final step is to uninstall the Cash App from your mobile device. On an iPhone, you can do this by either tapping and holding the app and selecting "Remove App" or by going to the Apple App Store. On Android, you can easily uninstall the app by tapping and holding it, then selecting "Uninstall."

You have now successfully emptied your Cash App balance, closed your account, and removed the app from your device. If you wish to use Cash App in the future, you will need to create a new account and reinstall the app.


- Is it possible to delete your Cash App transaction history? 

Unfortunately, Cash App does not offer the option to delete your account's entire transaction history. Transactions made within the app are private and can only be viewed by you and the other party involved in the transaction.

- How do you remove a linked bank account from Cash App? 

You can remove a linked bank account through the "Linked Banks" section in the app. Simply select the bank account, tap "Remove Bank," and follow the prompts to complete the removal process.

- Can you use Cash App without a linked bank account? 

Yes, you can use Cash App without linking a bank account. However, users without a linked bank account are subject to a monthly transaction limit of $1000.


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