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Cleanmachine
Posts: 384
Registered: ‎04-30-2008
Re: what happens if you don't "Activate" your card?

It is my understanding if the credit card is new, it must be activated in order to use it.

 

On the other hand, if the credit card is a renewal the only reason to activate it is to show that you received it.

 

So much for security......