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How to Remove Authorized Applications from Chase and Other Financial Institutions

In today's digital age, we rely heavily on technology to manage our finances. Many of us have authorized various applications to access our financial information, providing us with convenience and ease of use. However, there may come a time when we no longer need or trust these authorized applications. In this blog post, we will discuss the steps to remove authorized applications from Chase and other financial institutions, ensuring the security of our sensitive financial data.

Removing Authorized Applications from Chase

To remove authorized applications from your Chase account, follow these simple steps:

  1. Log in to your Chase online banking account.
  2. Navigate to the "Security & privacy" section.
  3. Look for card or widget with title "Linked apps and websites (X active)"
  4. Review the list of authorized applications and identify the one you wish to remove.
  5. Click on the application's name and then click on “Stop Sharing Data”

Removing Authorized Applications from Other Fintech apps

The process of removing authorized applications may vary slightly depending on the Fintech apps. However, most companies use Plaid to connect their app with your bank.

Luckily Plaid maintains a list of companies accessing your data.

To see this list you need to create a plaid portal account using the phone number connected with your banks

  1. To get started you need to create a “Plaid Portal Account” here Sign Up | Plaid.
  2. They’ll ask for a phone number because phone numbers used to verify the connection is connected with all the connections authorized so go ahead and wrap up the sign up process
  3. Once you’ve signed up, Go to Home | Plaid and on the Overview tab click the name of the app or service
  4. Click on the app in the list to see a modal with Disconnect button


Ensuring the Security of Your Financial Data

While removing authorized applications is important, it's equally vital to maintain the security of your financial data. Here are some additional measures you can take:

  • Regularly review the list of authorized applications and remove any that you no longer use or recognize.
  • Change your online banking passwords frequently and use strong, unique passwords for each financial institution.
  • Enable multi-factor authentication whenever possible, adding an extra layer of security to your accounts.
  • Monitor your financial transactions regularly and report any suspicious activity to your financial institution immediately.


In this blog post, we have discussed the steps to remove authorized applications from Chase and other financial institutions. By taking control of the applications that access our financial data, we can ensure the security and privacy of our sensitive information. Remember to regularly review and manage your authorized applications, and take additional security measures to protect your financial data. Stay vigilant and keep your finances secure!

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