Cash App allows you to easily send, receive, and invest money right from your mobile device. However, properly logging out is important for security if using Cash App on a shared or public phone.
In this comprehensive guide, we’ll explain how to fully disconnect and log out of your Cash App account on both iPhone and Android devices. We’ll also provide tips on locking down your account. By the end, you’ll know how to securely log out of Cash App on any phone.
Understanding Cash App Login
When you first open Cash App, you log in using either:
– Your phone number or email address along with a created password
– Your fingerprint or face ID linked to your account
This provides access to your Cash App profile, transaction history, connected cards, and account balance. You remain logged in indefinitely unless you manually disconnect.
Now let’s look at how to properly log out of Cash App when needed.
How to Log Out of Cash App on iPhone
If using Cash App on an iPhone, follow these steps to log out:
1. Open the Cash App app and tap the profile icon in the top-right.
2. Scroll down and tap Log Out.
3. Confirm logging out of your Cash App account on the popup.
4. Enter your PIN or use Touch ID/Face ID when prompted.
This will log you out and disconnect your Cash App account from that particular iPhone device until you log back in.
How to Log Out of Cash App on Android
To log out of Cash App on an Android phone:
1. Launch the Cash App app and tap the profile icon.
2. Tap the ≡ menu icon in the top right corner.
3. Select Log Out from the menu.
4. Confirm logging out on the popup message.
5. Enter your PIN or use your fingerprint when prompted.
Tapping Log Out will sign you out of Cash App on that Android device. Your account session will end until you reauthenticate.
Setting Up Account PIN Security
For added security, enable a Cash App PIN or fingerprint login:
1. Go to your profile, tap the ≡ menu and select Settings.
2. Tap Security and toggle on PIN or fingerprint access.
3. Follow the prompts to set up your PIN code or fingerprint login.
This requires biometric or PIN authentication to access your account, even if already logged in.
Risks of Remaining Logged Into Cash App
There are risks associated with leaving yourself logged into Cash App on shared devices:
– Strangers could access your account and send money without permission.
– They could view your transaction history and balances.
– Potential fraudulent purchases made through linked debit/credit card.
– Account takeover if login credentials are obtained through hacking.
Always remember to properly log out of Cash App when finished using it. Don’t leave it perpetually signed in on public phones.
Logging out of Cash App only takes a moment but provides important security on any shared mobile devices. Fully disconnect your account after each use to prevent unauthorized access to your money and financial data.Sharing Is Caring: