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To sign up for MyCheckFree.com, you must complete the following steps:
your sign-in information.
Complete an online sign-up form that asks for some information that we will use to set up a unique identity for you within MyCheckFree.com.
up your first biller account.
Type the account number and service address for the first biller you want to pay using MyCheckFree.com. You can also follow some additional steps to add an American Express card.
After you complete the steps in the sign-up process, you can start paying billers immediately with MyCheckFree.com.
|Why do I need a sign-in ID and password?|
|How can I use my Microsoft account when I sign up for MyCheckFree.com?|
|Setting up an American Express Card|
|What happens after I sign up?|
To sign up to use MyCheckFree.com all we need from you is your e-mail address, your password, your ZIP Code, and your secret questions and answers. Your secret questions and answers are used to verify your identity when you contact us if you forget your sign-in ID or password.
After you sign up, you can change your sign-in ID from your e-mail address to something else on the Personal Information page in My Profile.
To enter your sign-in information:
Now that you have set up your sign-in information, it's time to set up your first biller so that you can begin paying bills using MyCheckFree.com. When you finish setting up your first biller, we will check to see if there is an e-bill available for you to pay and let you know immediately what your payment options are.
Tip You can find all the information you need to add a biller account in MyCheckFree.com on a current paper statement.
To add a biller:
When you set up an American Express card as your first biller, there is some additional information that you need to provide which makes the set up process slightly different from other billers.
So, now that your sign-in ID and password are set up all you have left to do is set up your American Express card to begin paying your bill online. When you finish setting up your American Express card, MyCheckFree.com checks to see if there is an e-bill available for you to pay and lets you know immediately what your payment options are.
Tip You can find all the information you need to add your American Express card in MyCheckFree.com on a current paper statement.
To add an American Express card:
Your MyCheckFree.com sign-in ID and password enable only you to use your MyCheckFree.com service. Signing in provides an added level of security for your service.
After you have signed up for MyCheckFree.com, you can sign in using your MyCheckFree.com sign-in ID and password or you can sign in using your Microsoft account. Microsoft account is a service from Microsoft Corporation that allows you to sign in to a number of participating Web sites using your e-mail address and a single password.
Even if you plan to use a Microsoft account to sign in to MyCheckFree.com, when you first sign up for MyCheckFree.com you must select a sign-in ID and password. Then, after you have successfully signed up, we associate your Microsoft account sign-in information with your MyCheckFree.com sign-in information.
When you sign in with your Microsoft account for the first time, we associate your Microsoft account sign-in information with your MyCheckFree.com sign-in information so that you can use your Microsoft account to sign in to MyCheckFree.com in the future.
Microsoft account is a service from Microsoft Corporation that allows you to sign in to a number of participating Web sites using your e-mail address and a single password. If you don't have a Microsoft account but would like to use one, you can request one on the Microsoft account Sign-in page.
After you complete the sign-up process, you can see your first biller account on the E-bills page and make a payment by clicking the Make Payment link. We recommend that you set up at least one payment account to use to pay your bills, but it is not mandatory; you can always provide your payment account information when you make your first payment.
You can make payments from multiple bank accounts, including checking accounts, money market accounts, and brokerage accounts. To set up payment accounts, click the MyCheckFree Profile link on the left side of the page, and then click the Payment Account link in the MyCheckFree Profile window.
From now on, when you sign in to MyCheckFree.com you will come to your E-bill page first. The E-bills page is where you make payments and check the status of your accounts.