All American Express cardholders are lucky in that they can manage their finances online through the use of an American Express online banking account. Getting started is simple, however, if you’re experiencing difficulty, we’ve supplied instructions below on how to register for this banking service. Once your account has been created and you’ve logged in, you will able to perform nearly every financial transaction found when banking in person or over the phone. You can pay your bills, download e-statements, transfer funds, and update your contact information. If you are experiencing difficulty maneuvering through the American Express online portal, or activating your newly received card, follow our guide below for assistance.
To log into your American Express online account, you need to first go to the American Express homepage where you should find the login menu in the upper left corner of the screen. Input your User ID and Password before clicking the Log In button to access your account.
In the event that you forget your login information, click on the Forgot User ID or Password? link that’s found below the login fields. The next page requires you to enter the 15-digit number on the front of your card and your 4-digit Card ID. To retrieve your login credentials, click Continue and follow the prompts found on the subsequent page.
You can activate your card either by phone (1 (800) 528-4800) or online at this webpage. If activating online, supply your 4-Digit Security Code and Card Account Number in the empty spaces and click Continue to proceed. The next page allows you to adjust certain aspects of your credit card before having it activated.
Now that you have an activated credit card, you may begin the registration process for an online banking account. Click on the Secure Registration link (posted above) and enter your 15-Digit Card Number and 4-Digit Card ID on the following page. Click Continue to proceed to the next step where your personal details must be provided. Finish your account registration by choosing a user ID, password, and any other required security information. That’s all there is to it! Your American Express account should be registered and ready to be used at your convenience.