If you have recently acquired a Capital One card, you will need to activate it in order to use it. You can now easily do this through the company’s online portal.
Through this site, you can register an account or log in to your preexisting account to see your card’s balance, your transaction history, and much more. The site is secure at all times, so you never have to worry about anyone getting access to your personal information. To begin the card activation process, go to www.capitalone360.com/activate.
- If you do not already have an account with Capital One online, you can get one by choosing the Register Now button. You will need to have your Capital One account number, your social security number, your email address, and the most recent credit card. You can input all of this information into the required fields, as well as the security code on the back of your credit card. If you do not know where to find this code, the site can show you via a diagram.
- You will also be asked to select a username and a password. You will need to set up a few security questions and answers so that you can regain access to your account if you forget your password or username.
- If you already have an account and want to log in, you have to input your username and your password. If you have forgotten your username, you will be asked to provide your account number and the last four numbers of your social security number. Be sure not to input any dashes or spaces when you write in your account number.
- If you do not remember your password, you will be asked for your username and the last four digits of your social security number to verify your identity.
There is a great FAQ page you can turn to if you run into issues registering or logging in. The site also provides technical support if you need it. Through this online portal you can activate your card easily by inputting the card’s number once you have logged in. It only takes a couple of minute to activate the Capital One card and you can do so without fear that anyone is going to gain access to your personal information. To register a card or activate it go to www.capitalone360.com/activate.