How to Delete a Cash App Account


Cash App is a useful payment app but there are other options out there. Learn how to delete a Cash App account in this guide.

Cash App is a payment app that enables you to send and receive money from your phone. If you no longer use it or decide to switch to a different app, you may choose to delete it from your phone. Deleting the Cash App app from your phone won’t delete your account, however. The account will still exist and may have money in it. So, before you delete the app from your phone, you’ll need to empty your account and then close down your account completely. If you’re ready to say goodbye, learn how to delete a Cash App account below.

How to Delete Your Cash App Account

If your account is empty of funds, you can delete your Cash App account directly through the app.

Note: You risk losing any existing balance you currently have in your account if you don’t transfer any funds to your bank account before you delete it. You’ll need to skip to the next section and follow those steps to empty your balance first.

To delete your Cash App account, follow these steps.

  1. Tap on the Account icon in the top right-hand corner of the screen.
    account settings icon
  2. Scroll down and select Support.
    Tap Support
  3. Under Browse, tap Something Else.
    Tap something else
  4. Select Edit Account Settings.
    cash app edit account settings
  5. Choose Close Your Cash App Account.
    cash app close account
  6. At the bottom of the screen, tap Confirm.
    Confirm close account
  7. Once you receive confirmation that your Cash App account has been closed, you can safely remove the app from your phone.

How to Withdraw Your Cash App Balance

Can’t close your Cash App account? You’ll probably need to empty out your Cash App balance first. If you delete your app or your account without doing so, you may lose any money remaining in your account.

To withdraw your balance in Cash App, follow the steps below.

  1. Tap the Bank icon at the bottom of the screen.
    cash app money icon
  2. Tap the Cash Out button.
    cash app cash out button
  3. Drag the slider to select the full amount of your Cash App balance.
  4. Tap Cash Out.
    cash app cash out
  5. Confirm your decision to cash out.
    cash app confirm cash out
  6. Select Standard or Instant withdrawal speeds. Instant withdrawals incur a fee of between 0.5% and 1.75%. Standard withdrawals are completely free but can take up to three business days.
  7. Your money will be transferred to your linked bank account within the chosen time frame. You may prefer to wait until the money is in your linked bank account before moving on to close your Cash App account for good.

Choosing Another Payment App

If you want to know how to delete a Cash App account, make sure to withdraw any money still in the account first. Once you delete the account, the money is gone.

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