Apart from activating your Chase Freedom Flex for use, this card requires you to activate new bonus rewards categories, every three months, in order to earn 5% cash back on those purchases. If you don’t, you’ll only earn 1% cash back. To sign up for the latest categories, go to the Chase Freedom activate 5% cash back page. Enter your last name, the last 4 digits of the card, and your zip code. Click the green “Activate your 5%” button and you’ll be all set.
Here’s how to activate Chase Freedom Flex:
Create a Chase.com account. You’ll need to provide your SSN or tax ID number, your account or application number, and the email you used for your application.
Verify that you received your card when Chase prompts you.
After you activate Chase Freedom Flex, you can use it right away. The steps to activate Chase Freedom Flex are the same as activating any other Chase credit card.
Ultimately, Chase says they require quarterly Chase Freedom Flex bonus categories activation to make sure cardholders always know what the latest 5% categories are. But that’s probably only part of it. Either way, activation only takes a minute.
You can easily activate your new Chase credit cardonline or by phone at (800) 432-3117. Simply call, enter the last four digits of your card number and follow the prompts from there. To activate your card online, just go to Chase’s page for verifying receipt of your card and either log into your account or create login credentials. All you need to create a Chase online account is your Social Security number as well as your card, account or application number. Once you’re signed in, you’ll be able to verify your new card, set account preferences and more. … read full answer
It only takes a minute or two to activate a Chase credit card, and you’ll be able to make purchases with your card as soon as you do. If you don’t activate your Chase credit card, you may run into problems trying to use it.
To activate a credit card, call the number on the back of the card or go to the website listed on the activation sticker attached to the card. Credit card activation typically requires the credit card number, the security code (CVV), or both.
The exact steps required to activate a credit card depend on the card issuer, so it’s best to follow the instructions printed on the sticker that comes on your card. If you’ve lost your sticker – or you’re just wondering – here’s a quick reference guide to credit card activation with some of the biggest card issuers.… read full answer
Here’s how to activate credit cards from major issuers:
It’s important to remember that some credit card issuers will require your Social Security number or other information to verify your identity when you activate your card. Once you’ve activated your credit card, you can use it immediately.
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