You can now activate your new Citi card online at www.citi.com/activatetoday. Now you may be starting to recognize those familiar feelings of dread that often cluster in your brain when embarking on a new technology challenge. Don’t let it seep in! This is about as EASY as it gets. Really. So before you pull the plug on your computer in a moment of panic, take a DEEP breath. Relax. And most importantly, KEEP READING. Here’s what you need to know.
Step by Step Process for Activating Your Card at www.citi.com/activatetoday
- Visit the page and enter your card number into the blank space (double-check for errors before you hit enter!)
- Worried about what format to enter the number? Click the little ? icon off to the side of the entry field
- Once you’ve entered the number click the Continue button to finish your card activation
- Too overwhelming? Click the Cancel button to end the activation. Come back when your feeling more confident!
And there you have it. Just as painless as we promised. You have a brand spanking new Citi Card that’s ready to roll with all the purchasing power associated with your credit line. Tip: complete this process from your HOME computer or phone. Because, you know, SECURITY!
Activating Your Card Using the Citi Mobile App (skip www.citi.com/activatetoday)
OR, if you rather skip hopping on the computer altogether, you can activate your card through the Citi app. This is definitely the preferred course of action if you find constantly find yourself on the go (who doesn’t nowadays). Not to mention the SECURE course of action if you’re not at your home computer.
In order to download the app simply pull up your favorite search engine and search “Citi App“. In addition to a traditional search engine, you can also read the instructions on the letter you received with your new card. Within the letter should be a method you can use to send a text to Citi to receive the app sent right to your cell phone. How’s that for service with a smile??
Now that we’ve got your Citi Card activated, let’s see what OTHER credit cards you may need help activating!