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How to Get Better Capital One Bank Customer Service

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Capital One is one of the largest banking and financial providers in America. They provide personal loans, bank loans, credit cards, and more to millions of customers just like yourself. With so many services available they focus very heavily on customer service. You can get great customer service from Capital One and contact them using a variety of methods.

Below we’ve outlined the multiple ways that you can get a hold of them.

Find the best contact method for you:

Capital One Website/Email

You can log in to your account and visit the contact page at https://www.capitalone.com/support-center/contact-us/. Their contact page offers a drop down of the potential reasons you need customer service, such as disputing a charge, managing an account issue, recovering a password, getting a new card, etc… and by choosing the issue you have or using the “more” section, you are routed to the right department for further contact. 

When they respond on the site, they will leave a secure message in your message center and you will get a generic email to your email address on file letting you know that you have a message waiting, and to access it you have to log in and access it in the secure message center.

Capital One App

The app is similar to the website in that you can log in to the app and send a message directly. You will be notified when an agent responds. 

Phone

You can always call them to get help directly from a live customer service agent. Their number is:

1 (877) 383-4802

Social Media

For social media, Capital One uses Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Youtube, and Instagram. If you have a general complaint or concern, you can send it to @AskCapitalOne. Their customer service reps will be tweeting Mon-Sat 8:00 a.m. – 10:00 p.m. and Sun 10:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m. You can also send a Facebook message

Be advised though, you should never post sensitive account data on any social media. Do not send by post or direct message any financial information, even your account number. They might ask you to send a direct message with your personal contact information to follow up with the issue, but they won’t ever ask for account numbers on social media sites; that is why it is often better to get account specific customer service help through the secure and encrypted site or app. 

Snail Mail

There are a lot of snail mail options out there, just as there are online, designed to ensure your issue is mailed to the right department. 

For Mail General Correspondence, send your letter to:

Capital One

Attn: General Correspondence

P.O. Box 30285

Salt Lake City, UT 84130-0287

To Investigate a Misapplied Payment, send your letter to:

Capital One

Attn: Payment Investigations

P.O. Box 30287

Salt Lake City, UT 84130-0287

To Dispute a Credit Card Charge, send your letter to:

Capital One

Attn: Disputes

P.O. Box 30279

Salt Lake City, UT 84130-0279

To Report Suspected Credit Card Fraud send your letter to:

Capital One

P.O. Box 30277

Salt Lake City, UT 84130-0277

 

For Credit Card and Line of Credit General Correspondence, send your letter to:

Capital One

Attn: General Correspondence

P.O. Box 30285

Salt Lake City, UT 84130-0285

What you should bring to the table in order to get the best customer service possible

When you contact Capital One customer service, especially if you are talking to a live person, you need to be prepared. This means:

  1. You need to have a notepad and a pen so you can write down pertinent information including the full names of the people you speak with, departments where they work, and any other details.
  2. Make sure, before you dive into your story that you’re connected to the right department. Clarify right away that the department with whom you are speaking is the one that would be responsible for your issue. If the problem has to do specifically with the mobile app, for example, there might be a different department that handles that technical problem rather than an issue on the website.
  3. Write down any proposed solutions the representative offers you as well as dates for when that will be implemented.
  4. If you weren’t satisfied with the solutions they proposed or your concerns simply weren’t properly addressed, ask to speak with the supervisor in that department.
  5. Remember that not all customer service agents are the same. If one person isn’t helping you, get their name and let them know that you’re going to file a complaint against them because of this experience.
  6. If nothing is done to fix your problem, file a dispute with the manager or the supervisor and follow up on that dispute by sending written correspondence to the corporate address listed above.
  7. Contact the department again or use the same customer service line and make sure you’re patched to a new person. Remember that sometimes they aren’t in a position to help you and may be reaching out to a different person will help you get a solution.

Still Having Trouble with Capital One Bank?

Sadly, big companies like these aren’t perfect. That means they don’t always get things right. If you have tried to reach out to customer service in every way you know how, and it has gotten you nowhere, you might feel you are out of options. However, you can still sue Capital One in small claims court or file a claim for arbitration








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