How To Activate a Gift Card from Walmart

How To Activate a Gift Card from Walmart

What is Gift Card?

A gift card, also known as a gift certificate in North America, or gift voucher or gift token in the UK, is a prepaid stored-value money card, usually issued by a retailer or bank, to be used as an alternative to cash for purchases within a particular store or related businesses.

How To Activate a Gift Card from Walmart

Walmart gift card activation can also be initiated via phone. You can contact the store’s customer support team at 1-800-411-7942 from Monday to Friday, 7:30 a.m–5:00 p.m. (Central Time). The number should be provided in the email you received after purchasing the card.

Frequently Asked Questions

Do I need to activate a Walmart gift card?

If your Walmart gift card balance exceeds $250 or you are attempting to purchase multiple vouchers at the same time, you will need to manually activate your gift card before you can use it. This is due to security reasons and helps protect against fraudulent purchases.

How do I activate my Walmart Money gift card?

1. Visit or select Activate your card in the Walmart MoneyCard app or call (866) 946-2510. 3. Start using your card upon successful activation.

How is a gift card activated?

The cashier will typically ask for the card’s activation code and will then activate the card on the spot. 4. Once you activate the gift card, it can be used to purchase items at the retailer’s store or website. To check the balance on the card, visit the retailer’s website or ask a cashier in-store.

Can you use a Walmart Money Card without activating it?

No, you generally cannot use a Walmart MoneyCard for online purchases without activating it first. Activation is necessary to confirm your identity and link the card to your name and address. Additionally, activating the card allows you to set up a personalized PIN and access the funds on the card.

Do I need a PIN number for my Walmart MoneyCard?

Your Walmart MoneyCard can be used as either a credit or debit transaction. Debit transactions will require a Personal Identification Number (PIN), so only choose this option if you already have a PIN set up.

Can I withdraw money from my Walmart card without the card?

You can use your ONE app to generate a barcode which can be used to withdraw cash at participating MoneyCenters or Customer Service Desks at Walmart.

How do Walmart cards work?

The Walmart MoneyCard is a debit card account. Just like a checking account, Walmart MoneyCard is a powerful way to manage your money and make it easy to do things like: Deposit cash in-store with your card or without your card using a secure barcode in the app.

Can I transfer my Walmart gift card to cash App?

The thing is, you can’t directly transfer money from your gift card to your Cash app. But fear not! There is still a way you can do it indirectly using PayPal as an intermediary, something like a middleman. Or you can sell the card for cash on Cardtonic and add the cash to your Cash app.

Where do I find my Walmart PIN number?

The easiest way to get a Walmart Credit Card PIN is to request it through your online account or to call customer service at (877) 294-7880. Alternatively, you can request a PIN by mail, but that will likely be the most time-consuming option. The same methods apply to the Walmart® Store Card, too.