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Activating your card on your mobile

Now you can activate a Westpac credit or debit card using either your iPhone camera or Android NFC technology and the Westpac Mobile Banking app*.

Step 1:

Download the latest Westpac Mobile Banking app (version 8.11 or above).
 


Tip: If you already have the app, simply go to westpac.com.au/activate on your mobile and follow the steps from Step 3 to activate your card.
 

Step 2:

Open the app and swipe up, tap Services and choose Activate your card
 


Step 3:

Sign in to Activate
 


Step 4:

The Activate your card screen will appear. Hold your card up to the back of your smartphone until it vibrates.

 

Step 5:

A new screen will show to confirm your card is activated.

 

  
Tip: You can also activate your card once you are signed in to mobile banking by going to Card services under Services and security.
 

Check out our Frequently Asked Questions


Things you should know

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