Linking your Bank Account to the Bakkt® App

After you have created your Bakkt account, you will then be able to link a payment method within the Bakkt App by following these steps: 

 1. Once the Bakkt® account is created, you will see a screen prompting you to link a bank account.

If you happen to close the Bakkt® App before viewing the Link Bank Account prompt you will see the Account Setup menu the next time you sign in. Scroll through and click on Link Bank Account.  

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2. After selecting Link Bank Account, you will be prompted to enter your legal first and last name. 

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3. Once you have clicked Continue, you will be prompted to enter your mailing address. 

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4. After you fill in the mailing address fields and select Continue, you will be directed to the Plaid interface and prompted to sign in to your banking institution. 

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5. Select Continue to see a list of major banks and the option to search for a particular bank. 

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6. Once you have selected your bank, you will be prompted to log in with your banking credentials.  

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7. A verification code will be sent to you via email after you have successfully signed in to your bank account.  

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8. After successfully linking your bank account, it will be listed under the Bank Account portion of the Profile page within the Bakkt App. 

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 Unlinking your Bank Account 

To add a new payment method to your account, you will need to remove the current account first. In order to do so, please follow the steps below: 

1. Scroll to the Menu bar at the bottom of the screen and select More

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2. Select your Bakkt ID at the top of the screen to be redirected to the profile menu.

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3.  Under Bank Account, select the linked account you would like to remove and click the highlighted Unlink button. 

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Please note that unlinking your bank account will not affect any pending deposits or withdrawals. 

4.  After selecting the linked bank account you would like to remove; you will be asked to confirm your selection by clicking Remove Account

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