Catch up on TV series, apps and more with the help of GCash!

Posted on April 3, 2020 | 2 minute read

With all the concerts, festivals, movie premieres, shopping, eat-outs and night-outs that you can’t enjoy due to the enhanced community quarantine, it’s only a matter of time before boredom sets in. But did you know that there’s plenty of ways GCash can give you entertainment even while at home? You can re-load, buy data and apps, renew online subscriptions, and find more fuel for fun any time you please! GCash works for all networks and is regulated by Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas, so it’s safe, secure, and reliable to use.

Let’s start by creating a GCash account, it’s easy and free! If you already have an account, skip ahead by clicking here.

Creating a GCash Account

  1. Download the GCash App on App Store, Google Play, or App Gallery.
  2. Sign up using your mobile number. All networks are accepted.
  3. Enter the required information and make sure that it matches the details on your valid ID.
  4. Create your unique 4-digit mobile PIN (MPIN).
  5. Enter the authentication code that will be sent to your phone via SMS
  6. Log in to the app using your MPIN.

 

Next, verify your account using a valid ID and a selfie so you can access all GCash features and services. Here’s how:

  1. Tap the menu and tap ‘Verify now’.
  2. Select ‘Get fully verified’.
  3. Choose your valid ID from the list.
  4. Take a clear photo of your ID and tap ‘Submit’.
  5. Take a quick selfie–don’t worry, we won’t show anyone!
  6. Fill out all the requested information, making sure that it matches your government ID.
  7. Review your information and make sure that they are complete and correct.
  8. Tap ‘Confirm’. You should receive a message with the result of your application in a few minutes.

Adding funds to your GCash account

To add funds to your GCash wallet, you can cash-in through online or mobile banking and over-the-counter. Choose your preferred method below:

Cash-in by linking your bank account

  1. Log into the GCash App and tap ‘Cash-In’ on the dashboard.
  2. Select the bank you want to link.
  3. Enter your account details and follow the steps to link your account.
  4. Once you’ve linked your account, you will be able to see it under ‘My Linked Accounts’ on the Cash-In page.
  5. To cash-in, simply tap on your preferred bank under ‘My Linked Accounts’.
  6. Enter the amount you want to transfer and confirm!

Reminder: GCash representatives will NEVER ask for your MPIN, password or OTP. Do not give this information to anyone and only use it when prompted on the app.

Cash-in through your bank apps

  1. Log in to your bank’s mobile app or website.
  2. Choose the transfer to another bank option, and select ‘GCash’ or G-Xchange Inc.’
  3. Use your GCash-registered mobile number as the account number.
  4. Enter the transfer amount and confirm the transaction.

Reminder: Some banks may charge a small transaction fee, but most are offering free transfers during the quarantine. Make sure to check your bank’s policy first to avoid unexpected charges.

Cash-in over-the-counter

  1. To start, visit one of our Cash-In partners. See the full list at https://www.gcash.com/available-cash-in-partners-2020/
  2. At the store, approach the cashier or customer service counter.
  3. Fill out the Cash-In form or let them scan your Cash-In barcode on the app. To generate a barcode, tap ‘Cash In’ > ’View All’ for Over the Counter options > ’Generate Barcode’.
  4. Give your payment and wait for your receipt.

Cash-in through TouchPay or Pay&Go machines

  1. Select GCash Cash-In on the machine screen.
  2. Enter your 11-digit GCash number and cash-in amount.
  3. Insert your cash payment.
  4. Get your receipt from the machine.

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