How do you decline a cash app payment

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Aug 16, 2021

Cash App payments are sent instantly to the recipient, but one has to accepts these payments. For instance, if you want to receive money from a Cash App user, you must first accept the request. Many users on Cash App get a lot of requests from unknown people for sending money, but they don’t know how to decline them. 

There can be so many reasons for declining a Cash App request that could vary from user to user. In either case, if you wish to turn off Cash App requests, you can do it from the mobile application with a couple of straightforward measures. In other words, you have to find the transaction history from your account here; you’ll see all the recent contacts that you have had a transaction with. It consists of everything all the money that has been sent to you, or money you have paid out, but the important part is the one between these two, as it is the section where you’ll be able to see the requests.

No matter how many requests you got, the point is you can decline these requests with few clicks. If this procedure seems complicated, you can take the steps mentioned here to learn how to decline Cash App payment requests

These are the simple steps that you’ll have to take to turn off a Cash App payment request:

  • Open the Cash App on your mobile phone.
  • Click on the Activity indicated by the clock icon located at the top-right corner.
  • Here in the transaction history, you will find all the requests asking for money from your Cash App. 
  • Next, click on the name or the profile picture of the user.
  • Now tap on the three dots.
  • You will find some options for choosing the Decline request.
  • In the available option on your screen to decline the request, hit the Yes button

Steps to block someone on Cash App permanently:

If a person keeps on sending you a request on Cash App, you have the option of blocking. Similarly, you have to search for that person’s transaction on your Cash App account for blocking someone. Then here, you will get the option to block or unblock that person.

If you want this for security reasons, no person can send you a request; you can also do this. 

Following are the steps that you need to take to block someone permanently on Cash App:

  • Open the Cash App and click on the Profile icon
  • After that, select Privacy & Security
  • Scroll down and find out Incoming Requests on or off
  • If toggled on, choose whether to receive requests from your Contacts or Anyone


With the steps mentioned in this blog, we hope you have learned how to decline a Cash App request. Additionally, you can also block if someone is sending you incessant requests on Cash App. For any other query, you can directly reach out to our Cash App help customer service team.

Articles authored by Nancy Addision