How to transfer money from vanilla gift card to cash app

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While it might seem straightforward, Cash App doesn’t allow direct transfers from gift cards like Vanilla Visa. This is because Cash App has security measures to prevent fraud associated with anonymous gift cards.

How to transfer money from vanilla gift card to cash app

But There’s a Workaround: Using PayPal as an Intermediate Step

Here’s how you can use PayPal as a bridge to move money from your Vanilla Gift Card to Cash App:

Link Your Vanilla Gift Card to PayPal:

  1. Open your PayPal account and navigate to the “Wallet” section.
  2. Click on “Cards” and then the “+” symbol to add a new card.
  3. Choose “Debit and Credit Card” and enter your Vanilla Gift Card details (number, expiration date, CVV).
  4. Follow any additional steps for verification required by PayPal.

Transfer Funds from Vanilla Gift Card to Cash App with PayPal:

  • Once your Vanilla Gift Card is linked to PayPal, you can transfer money to your Cash App balance.
  • In PayPal, navigate to the “Transfer” section and choose “Transfer to Bank.”
  • Select your Cash App account as the destination (you may need to link it beforehand if not already done).
  • Enter the desired amount to transfer (be mindful of any fees associated with PayPal transfers).
  • Confirm and complete the transfer.

Important Reminders

  • Fees: Keep in mind that there might be fees involved in both linking your gift card to PayPal and transferring funds to Cash App. Check the fees associated with each service before proceeding.
  • Transaction Limits: Both PayPal and Cash App might have transaction limits, so be sure to check their policies to ensure your transfer amount falls within those limits.
  • Security: Never share your gift card details or Cash App login information with anyone.

By following these steps, you can effectively transfer funds from your Vanilla Gift Card to Cash App through PayPal. Remember to factor in any potential fees and be aware of transaction limits.