If you are newly issued a Wells Fargo card, then you will have to get to the Wells Fargo website to Activate it. This can be done online at the website https://www.wellsfargo.com/confirmcard, through the Wells Fargo mobile app, or over via phone at 1 (800) 642-4720.
To activate the card over the phone, you are required to provide your full card number and verify your identity. For online activation or via the mobile app, you will have to log in to your Wells Fargo online account or create one if you don’t have. The activation process is easy and should take less than five minutes. Then you can be able to use your card right away.
Wells Fargo Sign Up
As we said earlier, an online account is required to activate your card. You will be able to access your checking, savings and other account information, pay bills online, make transfers, etc. from your mobile device or computer with Wells Fargo Online® and the Wells Fargo Mobile® app.
After registration, with your login credentials you can manage your accounts with our Wells Fargo Mobile app or via your mobile browser. Follow the steps below to create an account on Wells Fargo website:
- Visit the website https://oam.wellsfargo.com/oamo/identity/enrollment
- Enter your Social Security Number (SSN)
- If you don’t have the SSN, then tick the box that says “I don’t have this number”
- Then enter your card, loan or account number
- Provide your date of birth
- Click on Continue
- Provide your personal information, contact information, and some financial information
- Enter your username (User ID) and your password which will be your login credentials
- Click on Sign Up or Enroll Now
And your account is all set. You can begin to enjoy all the access, services, and features offered on the Wells Fargo Online Account.
Wells Fargo Activate Card
Below is the step on how to activate a Wells Fargo credit card:
Firstly, you are to log in to your Wells Fargo account on the activation page. Then, verify your identity by entering your personal information which include address, Social Security number in order to activate your card. If you don’t have an online account yet, then you can create one in minutes by using the sign-up steps as explained above.
Over the phone
You can call Wells Fargo at 1 (800) 642-4720. Ensure to call your card number correctly. Provide any identifying information requested, like your Social Security number. You will be guided by an expert representative on what to do to activate your card.
Wells Fargo App
There is a Wells Fargo mobile app that is available for iOS or Android phones. On the app, you can log in to the app using the same username and password as your online account. Then select your card from the list of accounts to activate it.
You will need to activate your Wells Fargo credit card before it can be used to make purchases or any other transactions. If you want to activate a Wells Fargo debit card instead, then you can use all of the above methods as well.
Also, there is yet another method to activate a Wells Fargo debit card. This can be done on any Wells Fargo ATM by just inserting your card and entering your PIN. The PIN should have already been mailed to you in another envelope after your card have been mailed to you.