Cash App is a popular digital payment platform that allows users to send and receive money, pay bills, and more. While the app is designed to be convenient and secure, there may be times when you want to block a particular merchant. Whether you no longer want to do business with a particular merchant or suspect that they may be trying to scam you, blocking a merchant on Cash App is a simple process that can help protect your financial information and avoid any unwanted transactions.
In this article, we will provide step-by-step instructions on how to block a merchant on Cash App. So, if you want to learn how to block a merchant on Cash App, keep reading.
NOTE: Cash App doesn’t have a specific way or a feature that allows you to block a merchant directly from your account, unless they will add the feature in the feature. However, in this article, we I’m going to show you the different ways to get rid of a merchant in your Cash App account.
If you have already bought something from the merchant, you can report a problem with the purchase through the Cash app. However, if you have not yet purchased anything from the merchant but would like to share feedback about their business practices, please contact Cash App directly.
Can I Block A Merchant On Cash App?
If you are using Cash App, then you know there is no direct way to block merchants. The only way to block merchants on your account is to contact the Cash App support team and they will assist you.
How To Block A Merchant On Cash App
Like I said earlier, there is no specific way or feature that allows you to block a merchant on your Cash App account. If you want to block a merchant from transacting on your Cash App account, the only way out is to contact the Cash App support team. They will quickly help you block the merchant.
NOTE: After blocking the merchant, you could not transact with them again and Cash App will only block merchants that you have a previous transaction with. If you change your mind in the future, the support team can also unblock the merchant for you.
Blocking a merchant on Cash App does not protect from outstanding account balances that are overdue from past transactions. If you have an outstanding balance with a merchant, you may need to reach out to them directly to resolve the issue.
Why Block A Merchant On Cash App?
Block a merchant on Cash App is a great way to protect yourself and your money. Here are some reasons you might want to block a merchant:
- The merchant is fraudulent or shady
- The merchant is charging high fees
- The merchant is not honoring their refunds or returns
- The merchant is not following the terms of their merchant account
There are many reasons to block a merchant on Cash App. If you have any concerns about a merchant, feel free to reach out to the Cash App support team and they will help you with blocking the merchant.
How Do I Contact The Cash App Merchant?
There are many things that would make you want to contact a merchant. For example, you noticed a Cash Card payment you did not authorize. In this case, we recommend contacting the merchant immediately to cancel the transaction.
Follow the steps bleow:
- Tap on the Activity tab on your Cash App home screen.
- Select the payment.
- Tap Completed.
- Tap Need Help?
- Tap Call Merchant.
After cancellation, it may take up to 10 business days for Cash App to receive the refund.
If you have repeatedly noticed a fraudulent cash card transactions in your account, don’t flop your hands. Follow the steps below to report your Cash Card as stolen in the Cash App:
- Tap the Cash Card tab on your Cash App home screen
- Tap the image of your Cash Card
- Tap Problem With Card
- Tap Card Stolen
- Confirm with your PIN or Touch ID
To dispute an unauthorized Cash Card purchase on your account, first reach out to the merchant to have them attempt to refund the payment. However, if the refund does not appear within 10 business days of reaching out to the merchant, please reach out to the Cash App Support.
Blocking a merchant on Cash App is a simple process that can help you protect your Cash App account and avoid any unwanted transactions. This article has shown you how you can easily block a merchant on your Cash App account.
Hopefully, you found this guide helpful. However, If you have any further questions, you can always reach out to the Cash App support team for help or drop them in the comments below.
John Gurche was born in Los Angeles, California, and raised in Utah, England, New York, and Los Angeles again. He attended the University of California, Santa Barbara, earning his BA in 1969, and his Ph.D. in 1975. He is the author of 10 books, including: A History of Western Philosophy (with Stephen Toulmin), The Moral Landscape: How Science Can Determine Human Values, and The Liberal Imagination.