Cash App by Block believes in giving users a feeling of security. That’s why Cash App has put in place a simple, straightforward, and user-friendly refund policy. And it could be understood from the fact that whenever a Cash App payment gets failed, users get the refund automatically to the same mode of payment that was used to make the failed transaction. But, what about the accidental payments on Cash App? Can you get a refund from Cash App if sent money to the wrong person? Will Cash App refund money if scammed? Let’s find out the answer to these questions. 

How to get refund on Cash App if sent to wrong person? 

I wish I could answer this question but, unfortunately, there is no fixed answer to this question. Actually, the Cash App is so fast payment app that once you tap the “Send” button money is immediately transferred from sender to recipient even if the recipient is the wrong person. And once the money is successfully transferred it can’t be reversed or canceled. In short, we can say that getting Cash App refund for a wrong payment is nearly impossible. Cash App refund policy also denies the refund for the accidental payments. If there is something that you can do in such a case is to request a refund from the person to whom you sent money mistakenly. These are the steps: 

  • So, as a first step, launch Cash App. 
  • Now get into your Cash App payment history. 
  • Find and select the payment you think is wrong. 
  • After that tap the “Refund” button and sent the request.       

Will Cash App refund money if scammed?

I don’t want to disappoint you but one sad truth is the fact that the Cash App is not an FDIC-insured payment app. It means it doesn’t provide protection against fraud and scams. That’s to say that the victim of any scam on Cash App is not entitled to get a refund from Cash App. However, there is a catch and the catch is - you can get a refund from your bank. Let’s have more discussion on it. 

Don’t forget that most of the banks are FDIC-insured in the US. And you know what? FDIC can be best described as the protection against the financial loss inflicted by scams and fraud on a bank balance. It means if somebody has scammed you and stolen money from your bank account using Cash App, contacting the bank and requesting a full refund can be the most logical thing to do without any second thought.      

Cash App refund phone number 

A simple search on Google about Cash App refund number will result in getting this number on your screen 1800-969-1940. Many cashapp users who are in badly need of a refund from Cash App believe in this information and dial the number and end up being disappointed. Why? Because 1800-969-1940 is not a number for a Cash App refund. In fact, there is no number one can dial to get or request a refund from Cash App. If there is something that one can get on this number is just automated and recorded instructions. On this number, you are not going to find someone from Cash App customer service who can listen to you and register your request for a refund.  

The one and the only method to raise a dispute to get back your money from Cash App is to contact Cash App support using your phone. These are the steps: 

  • Open Cash App. 
  • Get into your profile section. 
  • Move all the way down and select “Support”. 
  • Select “Something Else” as a reason to contact Cash App support for a refund.    
  • Now describe your concern and explain why you want a refund. 
  • Then, tap the “Send” button. 


What happens when money is refunded on Cash App? 

A successful refund amount always takes place to the same source of payment that was used to make the payment. With that being said, I mean, if the amount was deducted from a debit card then the Cash App sends a refund to a debit card. In the case of credit card payment, a refund is sent to the credit card. 

How to get a refund on Cash App?

There are only two ways to get a refund from Cash App. One is sending a request and the second is contacting the Cash App customer support for a refund. Both methods, we have already discussed in the above section. 

Can you get a refund from Cash App?

Yes, you can get a refund from Cash App in the case of payment failure automatically. In other cases of Cash App refunds such as accidental payments and scams the chances of getting a refund are almost none but still must contact the Cash App and do a dispute.   

Cash App refund request pending

If you can see the pending refund status it means the person from whom you have requested money neither has accepted your request nor rejected it. In this situation, consider contacting the Cash App using your phone.     

Cash App refund time 

Cash App refund time ranges from 4 to 6 working days. In case of a refund from a merchant on Cash App, refund time might exceed up to 10 days. To get a faster refund, you can contact the merchant directly or contact us. 

Cash App refund declined 

Whenever a request for a refund is rejected on Cash App, the status turns into “Declined”. If your refund status has become “Declined” then get in touch with Cash App for further assistance. 

Can you dispute a Cash App payment? 

Yes, you can dispute a Cash App payment including all kinds of Cash App transactions such as Bitcoin & Stock purchase, direct deposit, bank deposit, and any payment made through a Cash App card.