What is the Mobile-Based Card Unlock feature for Motive Cards assigned to drivers?

    Audience  Fleet Admins, Fleet Managers, Drivers 
    Applies To  Motive Cards


    Note: This article is only applicable to cards assigned to drivers and not applicable to cards assigned to vehicles. Here is how you can unlock a Motive Card assigned to a vehicle.



    Motive allows Fleet Admins to enable Mobile-Based Card Unlock feature for cards at a fleet level and toggle it at an individual cardholder level. Enabling this feature locks the card, and cardholders need to use the Motive Driver App or send an SMS to Motive for unlocking the card before they swipe it for usage, otherwise, transactions would get declined.


    How Mobile-Based Card Unlock Helps You

    The Mobile-Based Card Unlock feature helps Fleet Admins control their fleet cards’ usage and implement better security against fraud or misuse of Motive Cards.


    Mobile-Based Card Unlock Overview

    Fleet Admins can choose to enable the Mobile-Based Card Unlock feature from the Fleet Dashboard. Once enabled, all Motive cards in the fleet would get locked automatically. If required, the Fleet Manager can disable the mobile-based card unlock feature for individual cardholders in the fleet using these steps.


    How to unlock the Motive Card

    Motive Cards can be unlocked using the Driver App and through SMS as well. Read this article to learn more.


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