How to Receive Money from Cash App in 2 Different Ways?

Cash App lets you receive money by accepting payments or sending requests.

Cash App deposits money directly into your bank account when you “Cash Out.”

The app needs linking to your bank account before you can start.

The Cash App from Square is a peer-to-peer payment app, similar to Venmo, that allows you to send money to friends and family without even being present at the same time.

Cash App lets you split pizzas, hotel rooms, and other expenses with friends.

Cash App makes it easy to receive money by sending a request and approving a payment. Simply link your bank account to the app and you will be able to cash out your money instantly.

These are the things you need to know.

How to receive money on Cash App by sending a request?

You will need to link your bank account to the Cash App on iPhone or Android before you start.

To send a request to receive money: 

  • Open Cash App on your device. 
  • For requesting money, click the dollar sign “$” tab located at the bottom of the screen.
  • In the bottom-left corner, click “Request” after entering an amount.
After entering a dollar amount, click on request button
After entering a dollar amount, click on request button
  • Request money from a person (or persons) using the suggested people or manually entering their email, phone number, or $cashtag. It is also possible to add a note, if you would like, to remind them what it is for. 
  • Click the green “Request” button at the top right of your screen.
After selecting a user and adding a note, hit the Request button
After selecting a user and adding a note, hit the Request button

What happens if someone doesn’t accept your cash app payment?

Upon requesting money from someone, that person has 14 days to accept or decline the request. The request will expire automatically after 14 days if they do not respond.

Your balance will be credited instantly when you receive a Cash App payment. After that, you can either Cash Out on your linked debit card or send the money to friends or family.

Tap the Activity Tab and select the transaction to view the details of how a payment was completed when you sent or received it.

Also check related articles: Cash App Payment complete but not received. and Someone sent me money on cash app but I don’t see it.


How to receive money on Cash App by accepting a payment?

Cash App also allows people to pay you without requesting you first. Payment from this person will automatically be added to your account if you have already received money from them before. 

It is necessary to manually accept the payment if this is the first time this person has paid you through Cash App.

To accept a payment: 

  • Select the “Activity” tab by tapping the clock icon at the bottom of the screen.
  • At the top of the screen, you’ll find a “Pending” section that lets you know if others haven’t finished requests you’ve made. Payments that are pending may also appear with a green “Accept” button. New users will make these payments for the first time. Just tap “Accept” when they send money.
Go to the Activity tab and tap Accept on any pending payments
Go to the Activity tab and tap Accept on any pending payments
  • Upon hitting accept, a pop-up on your screen will ask you to confirm that you would like to be paid by this individual. Then tap “Done.” “Confirm” is at the bottom of the screen.
Click on Confirm and then tap Done
Click on Confirm and then tap Done

You will not have to confirm or take any action if this person sends you money in the future – it will automatically be deposited into your Cash App account.

How to cash out on Cash App?

Upon receiving a payment through the Cash App, you still need to transfer the money to your bank account.

In the bottom left corner, you will find a financial icon (the icon looks like a house or a bank). Tap the icon to cash out. Choose “Cash Out” under “Cash Balance.” Read our article on how to cash out for a full step-by-step guide. 

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