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You can activate your Capital One credit card by calling Capital One customer service at (800) 227-4825 from the phone number associated with your account.
A more straightforward way is to activate it online or through the Capital One mobile phone app.
Here’s how you can activate your Capital One credit card:
- Call Capital One customer service at (800) 227-4825 from the number linked to your account.
- Visit Capital One’s credit card activation web page. Next, sign in to your online account. Then, when prompted, enter your 3-digit security code on the back of your card. If you don’t have an online account, you’ll have to enroll for one.
- Through the Capital One mobile app, log in with the same details as your online account. Tap your profile, then "Account Settings”. After that, tap on "Activate Credit Card". Enter the 3-digit security code when prompted to complete the process.
The card will be available to use for purchases immediately after activation.
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