How do I activate my Acorns debit card?

You will receive an in-app notification to activate your card when your Acorns debit card is delivered. If you are unable to locate this notification, you can also activate your card here or by taking the steps below:


  1. After logging in to your account, tap "Bank smarter"
  2. Tap the Gear icon in the top right
  3. Scroll down and tap "Activate Debit Card"
  4. Read the Terms & Conditions
  5. Once you have agreed to the Terms & Conditions, please tap "Accept and Continue"
  6. Input the last four digits of your card number, which you can find on the back of your Acorns debit card, and tap "Set Debit Card Pin"
  7. Set your PIN, tap "Card Features"
  8. Retype your PIN for confirmation, tap "Activate Debit Card"
  9. Scroll through the various Spend features
  10. Tap "Activate Debit Card"
  11. Receive a success screen "Your Card is Activated!"
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