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Platinum.CapitalOne.com/Activate: How to Activate Capital One

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If you’ve open a new Platinum Capital One credit card account and received your new card in the mail you’ll need to take a few easy steps to activate you card at platinum.capitalone.com/activate so that you can start using your card immediately.  You can activate your card online, over the phone or via the Capital One app. After you’ve gotten your card activated you’ll want to create an online account so that you can have access to make payments, setup autopay, view all account activity, get quick online support and more 24 hours a day 7 days a week.

Capital One Bank offers excellent credit cards that come with incredible rewards option all of which we’ll leave for another post. We’re keeping this post short and sweet offering a simple tutorial on the 3 methods to activate your new Platinum Capital One credit card or any Capital One card for that matter..

Continue reading below for our complete guide to activating your Capital One card so you can start enjoying all the benefits your new credit card has to offer!


Guide to Activating Your Platinum Card at Platinum.CapitalOne.com/Activate

There are a few different methods for activating your Capitol One Platinum card for use depending on where you live!

If you live in the US, there are more options available to  you. You can activate your Capital One card by visiting platinum.capitalone.com/activate or by calling 1 (800) 678-7820 and following the automated prompts, you will need your card in hand to complete the process.

If you live in Canada, you will need to phone their customer service line. That phone number for this is 1 (800) 655-5646. You will also need your card in hand as they will ask for information on your card (the 16-digit numbers on the front of the card). Simply follow the prompts on the call.

Unfortunately, there appear to be no online option for Canadian cardholders like there is U.S. residents. The online activation process is probably the simplest way to activate your Capital One credit card! 

How to Activate Your New Capital One Credit Card Online?

Activating your card online is extremely quick and easy. Just visit platium.capitalone.com/activate to activate any platinum card or capitalone.com/activate for other Capital One Cards

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If you already have a Capitol One online account you should click “Sign In & Activate” or if you don’t have an online account already click “Enroll & Activate”. If you already have an account all you’ll need to do is sign in and follow a few steps to activate your new card.

If you don’t have an account you’ll need create a username and password which will be your new online account to access you account activity, make payments, setup autopay, check your balance, monitor available credit and more. You’ll need to offer up some personal information during the process to prove that it is indeed you who are trying to activate your new card.

How to Activate Your Platinum Capital One Credit Card By Phone?

Activate your card is simple if you don’t want to do it online. Just call Capital One Bank at (800) 227-4825 and follow the automated prompts to activate your card or connect with a customer service rep and they’ll get your card activated right away.

How to Activate Your Platinum Capital One Credit Card Via App?

The third and final way you can activate your Capital One card is by downloading the Capitol One Android or iOS Mobile app. After download open the app and create and click Set Up Online Access, then select “Capital One Credit Card” for the type of account you have. One the next page you’ll need to provide your last name, date of birth and Social Security number.

From there following the remaining prompts to activate your card.

You can download the Capitol One app for Android or iOS devices to activate your Capital One card. Simply visit Google Play Apps for Androids or the Apple App Store for iPhones and other Apple products. With the Capital One Bank mobile app, you can manage your credit card account, check activity, make payments, set up alerts, and much more. 

 

Capital One Credit Card Customer Service

You can reach support at 1 (800) 227-4825 or if you’re outside the United States at 1 (804) 934-2001

 

Conclusion 

If you’re a new Capital One Platinum credit card holder you can quickly and easily activate your card online at platinum.capitalone.com/activate, over the phone by calling (800) 227-4825 or by downloading the Capital One Bank Mobile app. With your new Capital One card you can take advantage of fantastic rewards with the Platinum card, Quiksilver, Journey or Savory card.

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