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Venmo Parent Resources for Activating Teen Account

Children are not able to create a Venmo teen account. Venmo Parent Resources and Guradians Resources help them create the teen on behalf of their children. After that, they give access to the teen account to their children. Parents can monitor the whole activity of the teen account and also add money to the account if they want.

Have a look at the below blog to learn all about creating an account through Venmo Parent Resources, giving access, transaction visibility, transaction limits, and many more things about teen accounts.

How to create a Venmo Teen account?

Only parents can create a teen account for their child on the basis of Venmo Parent Resources. Follow the steps to create a Venmo teen account.

  • Open the Venmo app and click on the “Me” tab.
  • Next to your profile name, click on “Down Arrow”. 
  • Choose “Create a Teen Account” and then tap “Get Started.”
  • Enter all the details, choose a color for your teen debit card, and lastly, tap “Done.”.
  • You can also add money to your teen account by clicking on “Add Money” or skip it if you want.

How to give access to your Venmo Teen account to your children?

Let’s have a look at some of the basic steps that you need to know to give access to the Venmo teen account to your children. 

  • Open the Venmo app and tap on the “Me” tab.
  • Click on your name and then select “Teen Account.”
  • Click on “Overview” and then “Resend App Invite” or “Give them Access to the App.”
  • Now, enter your teen phone number and click on “Send Invite.”
  • Send them the invite via text message.

How can children make their teen accounts visible?

If the child has access to their teen account, then they can switch their teen profile to public, or other people can easily find your account when they search your profile. Follow the steps to learn about it.

  • Open the Venmo app on your mobile phone.
  • Click on the “Me” tab or “Profile” icon.
  • Click on your name and select “Teen Account.”
  • After that, tap on “Manage Settings” and then “Search Visibility.”
  • Turn on “Allow Teen to Be Visible in Search.”

How to activate the Venmo Teen Debit Card through Venmo Parent Resources?

After receiving your Venmo Teen debit card, you can activate it from your Venmo Teen account. Let’s have a look at the steps to activate your Venmo Teen debit card.

  • Open the Venmo app and click on the “Me” tab.
  • Click on the arrow next to your name and click on “Teen Account.”
  • Click on “Overview” and then onActivate Debit Card.”
  • Here, you have to enter the expiration date and click on “Continue.”
  • Click on “Set PIN” and create a PIN for your teen account.
  • Confirm it and click on “Activate,” and your Venmo Teen debit card is activated.

How do teens add money to their Venmo teen account?

Have a look at the steps to know about adding money to your teen account on Venmo:

  • Unlock your mobile phone and click on the “Me” tab.
  • Click on the arrow next to your name and select “Teen Account.”
  • Click on “Pay or Request” and then add the amount you want to enter.
  • Click on “Review” and then verify your bank account or any other source.
  • Lastly, click on “Pay.

How can others send money to Teen Account?

Anyone can send the amount to the teen account by finding their account name or username in the search. Moreover, through the QR code of the teen account, you can also send money to them.

Keep in mind that teens who have access to their account made through Venmo Parent Resources can only receive money; teens who don’t have access will not be able to receive money from any account except their legal guardians and parents.

How can you view your teen account statements?

One can easily view the teen account statements by clicking on the

  • Arrow next to your name
  • And then click on “Teen Account Statement.”

You can also check out all of your transaction history and download the CSV file by clicking on “Download CSV.”

How much is the teen account limit?

The teen account limit depends upon whether you have app access or not. You can also check out the Venmo Teen account blog to know the complete limit.

  • With App Access: $3,000 per day to $7,000 per week.
  • Without App Access: $1,000 per day to $3,000 per week

How to Change Teen Account Privacy Settings?

You can set the transactions private on your Venmo Teen Debit Card or Teen Account made with Venmo Parent Resources and Credentials. Follow the steps to learn how you can change the privacy settings of your teen account. 

  • Open the Venmo app and click on the “Me” tab or “Profile.”
  • Click on the teen account’s profile and then on “Overview.”
  • Lastly, click on “Manage Settings” and change your teen account privacy settings. 

How do I view the transactions in the Teen account?

You can easily view your Teen Account activity from your Venmo app. Follow the steps to learn about it. 

  • Open the Venmo app and click on the “Me” tab or “Profile”.
  • Click on the down arrow next to your profile name.
  • Tap on “Transactions” to view your transactions.

How to Block a user on a Teen Account?

Have a look at the steps to learn about how you can block a user on your teen account.

  • Open the Venmo App and tap on the “Me” tab or “Profile.”
  • Search the user and click on their profile to check their profile.
  • In the upper right corner, click on “3 Horizontal Dots” and tap “Block” to block the person. 

How to check the direct deposit on the Venmo teen account?

Have a look at the steps to learn about the direct deposit of the Venmo Teen account.

  • Open the Venmo app and click on the “Me” tab or “Profile” icon.
  • Click on the arrow next to your name and then on “Overview.”
  • After that, you will see an “Eye Icon” in front of direct ddeposit,and you can see the full routing and account numbers. 

Some of the arrivals of direct deposit can take 1 to 2 days for the pay cycles. If you don’t receive the amount of funds within 1 to 2 days, then contact the employer to confirm the issue. If you don’t want to use direct deposit to add money, then tell your employer about it. Moreover, at that time, the Venmo Teen account is used for incoming payments.

What is a Teen Account?

A teen account is created on the basis of Venmo Parent Resources for their children who are under the age of 13 to 17 years. A teen account holds two features:

  1. Parent’s Control
  2. Venmo Teen Debit Card

Teens can get their Venmo Card in their name and use it for their purchases and transactions. Parents and guardians also add money if they want to add to their teen account. Moreover, only one person (a parent) can get access to and control the teen account.

What are the functionality limits of teen accounts?

Here are the functionality limits of teen accounts that are available and are not available for them.

Available Functionality Not Available Functionality
Set Up Direct DepositDo not sign up for Venmo credit card or bank transfer
Teen will use Venmo Teen Debit CardYou cannot create charity or business profile and do not use venmo crypto
Limited Features for Payment Methods Not be able to cash a check and receive payments.
functionality limits of teen accounts

Where Teen can use their Venmo Teen debit card?

Teens can only use venmo teen debit cards in the U.S. In that case, if they lose their teen debit card, they can contact Venmo Support to reorder a new one. Moreover, if you see any type of issue with your Venmo Teen account, you can also contact Venmo Support.

What happens if you cannot sign in to your Venmo Teen account?

If you are facing a problem regarding your Venmo teen account, make sure that your teen account is verified properly and that you are using the latest version of the Venmo app. 

Clarity Check!

By reading the above blog, you will surely learn all about Venmo Teen accounts and Venmo debit teen accounts made on the basis of Venmo Parent Resources. However, only one guardian and parents can check all the activities of the Venmo Teen account and the transactions. Keep in mind that a teen account on Venmo has fewer functionalities than a regular Venmo account.

Maximiliano Rojo

Maximiliano Rojo

I am Maximiliano Rojo, Graduate of San Diego State University majoring in Finance and minor in Marketing. On this Blog, I am helping you regarding venmo. As an experienced person, I can understand peoples queries and helping them out from accounts creation, Venmo app use to Transection processes. Its Basically Your Life, Your Money but Our Guidance. Enjoy it!

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