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Spend less time on expenses, and more time growing your business.

Download the Spend ManagerSM Mobile App2

Sign in using your American Express?? login.



Text SPENDMANAGER to 86509 to receive a link to download on your iPhone?? running iOS 8.0+ or AndroidTM phone running 4.4+ only. Message and data rates apply.3

Take photos of receipts and organize transactions

Use your phone to take photos of receipts and match them to your Business Card transactions.

You can add notes and labels to categorize the transaction for quick reference later.

Manage
employee spending

Manage
employee spending

View Employee Card transactions, set spending limits, and flag out-of-the-ordinary transactions.

Spend Manager helps you simplify, organize, and control your expenses, so you can get back to business.

Use Spend Manager virtually anywhere.

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Frequently asked questions.

When I log in to my Spend Manager Mobile App, what username and password do I enter? +

When you log in to the Spend Manager Mobile App, you will be asked to enter a User ID and Password. Enter the same User ID and Password that you would use when you access your American Express online account.

If you do not have a User ID and Password or if you have forgotten your User ID or Password, tap "Forgot Your User ID or Password?" on the app Sign In screen or visit americanexpress.com and follow the prompts to retrieve your User ID or Password.

What should I do if I am locked out of the Spend Manager Mobile App? +

If you exceed the allotted number of failed sign in attempts, your Spend Manager Mobile App will be locked. If that happens, you can call the number on the back of your Business Card for assistance or tap Contact Us from the app Sign In.

Why does the Spend Manager Mobile App automatically log me out? +

For your security, you will be automatically logged out of the Spend Manager Mobile App after 10 minutes of inactivity. You will also be asked after 8 minutes of inactivity if you'd like to sign out or continue to use the app.

Which of my cards can I manage through the Spend Manager Mobile App? +

You can manage all of your Business Cards and Corporate Cards from American Express through the Spend Manager Mobile App.

How do I access my Business Card account information on the Spend Manager Mobile App? +

Your account information is viewable within the Spend Manager Mobile App. Your Business Card account information can be found by tapping on the Account icon at the bottom of your screen.

If you have employees with Employee Cards, you can access Employee card by tapping on the Employee icon at the bottom of your screen. To view Card details for any of the Employee Cards, tap the (>) next to the Card Account.

How can I pay my bill on the Spend Manager Mobile App? +

To pay your bill via the Spend Manager Mobile App, tap the Account icon at the bottom of your screen. Then tap the Make a Payment button and you will be prompted how to pay your bill from the app. If you would prefer to pay your bill by telephone, you can tap Contact Us from the Settings screen to reach a Customer Service representative.

How do I add receipts for my Business Card transactions using the Spend Manager Mobile App? +

To add a receipt for a Card transaction, tap on a transaction via your Pending Charges or Recent Activity and take a picture of your Business Card receipt. Once the picture is uploaded successfully, it will be linked with your selected Card transaction.

Can I email a picture of a receipt or upload multiple receipts at once? +

Yes. In order to email pictures of receipts to your Spend Manager account, you will first have to sign in to your American Express online account at americanexpress.com to add the email address from which you'd like to email receipts. Then click on the Manage Receipts button on the right-hand side of your online statement. After that, you can email your receipts from that email address to receipts@aexp.com. As this time, you are unable to email in multiple receipt attachments at one time, all receipts must be uploaded individually.

What is a Tag and how does it work from the Spend Manager Mobile App? +

Tags are your own labels that you can apply to receipts which help you categorize your expenses. Tags can be applied through the Spend Manager Mobile App or directly to transactions through your American Express online account. Tags applied to a transaction through the app will appear on your online account. Tags applied to transactions on your online account will automatically appear in the Spend Manager Mobile App as well.

Tags are unique to each Card. If you have multiple Business Cards, be sure to select the Business Card to see this list of associated tags. You may add tags for a Business Card from your American Express online account or from the app. You can remove tags for a Business Card through your online account.

Basic Card Members can create either a shared tag or a private tag. Shared tags will be available to any Employee Card Members on the account. Both the Basic and Employee Card Members can apply shared tags to receipts. Private tags are only usable and viewable ty the Card Member who created the tag as well as any designated Account Managers. Employee Card Members cannot create shared tags.

What is a Note and how does it work? +

You can add notes to receipts for your own record keeping purposes. The notes will appear with the receipt from the Spend Manager Mobile App and in your American Express online account. Once you snap a photo of your receipt via the app, you will see the option to add a note on the Review screen prior to attaching the receipt to a transaction.

How do I use the Spend Manager Mobile App with Connect to QuickBooks? +

Spend Manager and Connect to QuickBooks are two business tools that were created to work together. If you downloaded the Spend Manager app to your mobile device, after enrolling in Connect to QuickBooks, the Spend Manager app will enable you to start labeling your Business Card transactions with your QuickBooks categories from your mobile device. On the Transaction screen, tap on the available tabs under QuickBooks Categories to label your transaction with your QuickBooks categories.

What QuickBooks categories can I use to label my transactions? +

The QuickBooks categories that you can use via your mobile device to label your transactions include: Expense Category, Customer: Job, and Class.

How do I label my Business Card transactions with QuickBooks categories (Expense, Customer: Job and/or Class)? +

    From the Spend Manager app Transactions screen, select a transaction.
    Scroll down to QuickBooks Categories and select the desired QuickBooks categories you want to use to label your transaction.
    Once selected, tap Done to return to the Transaction screen.

How do Employee Cards work when using Spend Manager with QuickBooks? +

Employee Card Members can label transactions in the Spend Manager Mobile App using Connect to QuickBooks. Employee Card Members can select and apply QuickBooks categories to transactions with the Spend Manager app.

Where will my Business Card receipt(s) appear in QuickBooks? +

If you are enrolled in Connect to QuickBooks, the Business Card receipt image you upload will appear in the QuickBooks Banking page.

How do Spending Limits on Employee Cards work? +

Spending Limits may be set, removed, and modified at any time. You may also suspend spending privileges on an account at any time. The Spending Limit refreshes each billing cycle.

To manage your Employee Cards, go to the Employee icon at the bottom of your screen, select the Employee Card account and tap Manage Card Settings. Then you will have the option to set Spending Limits, Spend Tracking Alerts and Blocked Purchase Alerts.

What does it mean to freeze an Employee Card? +

Freezing an Employee Card prevents any further charges on the card. If your Employee Card holder tries to use the card once it's frozen, the card will be declined. You can freeze or unfreeze an Employee Card at any time.

To freeze an Employee Card, go to the Employee icon at the bottom of your screen, select the Employee Card account and tap Manage Card Settings. Then tap Freeze.

What is a Spending Limit? +

You can assign a Spending Limit for each of your Employee Cards to prevent your employees from spending above the limit you set for the Employee Card.

To set a Spending Limit for an Employee Card, go to the Employee icon at the bottom of your screen select the Employee Card account and tap Manage Employee Cards. Then you will have the option to set Spending Limits.

Is there a minimum Spending Limit amount for Employee Cards? +

Yes, the minimum amount you can set for a Spending Limit on an Employee Card is $200. You can also freeze all activity on an Employee Card.

How do I Add or Cancel an Employee Card? +

To apply for an Employee Card, tap the Employee icon at the bottom of your screen, and then tap Add Employee Card. To cancel an Employee Card, you will need to call Customer Support. Contact Customer support by calling the number on the back of your card or tap Contact Us from the Settings screen to reach a Customer Service representative.

What types of alerts are available? +

Basic Card Members can receive the following alerts: (1) Spend Tracking Alert: an Employee Card is approaching a set spending limit; (2) Blocked Purchase Alert: purchase was blocked due to exceeding a set spending limit; (3) Receipt Reminder Alert: a reminder to add a receipt image for purchases exceeding a set amount.

Employee Card Members can receive the reminder to add a receipt image for purchases exceeding a set amount.

How do I set my Spend Manager reminders? +

To set or make changes to your Spend Manager reminders, go to the Settings screen and tap Push Notifications.

How secure is my information using the Spend Manager Mobile app? +

Spend Manager will send information to your American Express online account using end-to-end encryption. Please keep in mind that American Express does not operate or control the wireless networks used to access the Spend Manager Mobile App and carrier protocols may vary. Check with your wireless service provider for information about their privacy and security practices. Your account data can only be accessed via the Spend Manager app using your User ID if enabled on your account.

What devices is the app available for? +

The latest version of the Amex Mobile app?? is available for iPhone and iPad (running iOS 9.0+) and Android phone and tablet (running Android 4.4+) through the App Store and Google Play Store. If you already have an older version of the app installed on your phone running a lower operating system, certain features may not be available to you.

For all other devices, please visit our mobile-optimized website by visiting americanexpress.com on your mobile device.

How does the Spend Manager Mobile App differ from my other American Express
App? +

The Spend Manager app is a tool that captures receipts and allows Card Members to manage Business Cards and Corporate Cards from American Express. To view information about your personal American Express Cards and for additional self-servicing tools, please use the American Express App.

To download the app, please visit the App StoreSM and search for "American Express" to download.

How can I provide feedback on the Spend Manager Mobile App? +

Tap the Feedback button on the Settings screen to complete a survey.

How can I view a Spend Manager Mobile App demo to learn how to use the app? +

Tap the How to Use this App button on the Settings screen to view the latest app tutorials.

I???m receiving an error in the Spend Manager Mobile App. What should I do? +

You can force close the Spend Manager app and re-open the app. Or you can tap the Contact Us button on the Settings screen to reach a Customer Service representative.

Frequently asked questions.

When I log in to my Spend Manager Mobile App, what username and password do I enter? +

When you log in to the Spend Manager Mobile App, you will be asked to enter a User ID and Password. Enter the same User ID and Password that you would use when you access your American Express online account.

If you do not have a User ID and Password or if you have forgotten your User ID or Password, tap "Forgot Your User ID or Password?" on the app Sign In screen or visit americanexpress.com and follow the prompts to retrieve your User ID or Password.

What should I do if I am locked out of the Spend Manager Mobile App? +

If you exceed the allotted number of failed sign in attempts, your Spend Manager Mobile App will be locked. If that happens, you can call the number on the back of your Business Card for assistance or tap Contact Us from the app Sign In.

Why does the Spend Manager Mobile App automatically log me out? +

For your security, you will be automatically logged out of the Spend Manager Mobile App after 10 minutes of inactivity. You will also be asked after 8 minutes of inactivity if you'd like to sign out or continue to use the app.

Which of my cards can I manage through the Spend Manager Mobile App? +

You can manage all of your Business Cards and Corporate Cards from American Express through the Spend Manager Mobile App.

How do I access my Business Card account information on the Spend Manager Mobile App? +

Your account information is viewable within the Spend Manager Mobile App. Your Business Card account information can be found by tapping on the Account icon at the bottom of your screen.

If you have employees with Employee Cards, you can access Employee card by tapping on the Employee icon at the bottom of your screen. To view Card details for any of the Employee Cards, tap the (>) next to the Card Account.

How can I pay my bill on the Spend Manager Mobile App? +

To pay your bill via the Spend Manager Mobile App, tap the Account icon at the bottom of your screen. Then tap the Make a Payment button and you will be prompted how to pay your bill from the app. If you would prefer to pay your bill by telephone, you can tap Contact Us from the Settings screen to reach a Customer Service representative.

How do I add receipts for my Business Card transactions using the Spend Manager Mobile App? +

To add a receipt for a Card transaction, tap on a transaction via your Pending Charges or Recent Activity and take a picture of your Business Card receipt. Once the picture is uploaded successfully, it will be linked with your selected Card transaction.

Can I email a picture of a receipt or upload multiple receipts at once? +

Yes. In order to email pictures of receipts to your Spend Manager account, you will first have to sign in to your American Express online account at <a href="https://www.americanexpress.com" target="_blank">americanexpress.com</a> to add the email address from which you'd like to email receipts. Then click on the Manage Receipts button on the right-hand side of your online statement. After that, you can email your receipts from that email address to <a href="mailto:receipts@aexp.com">receipts@aexp.com.</a> As this time, you are unable to email in multiple receipt attachments at one time, all receipts must be uploaded individually.

What is a Tag and how does it work from the Spend Manager Mobile App? +

Tags are your own labels that you can apply to receipts which help you categorize your expenses. Tags can be applied through the Spend Manager Mobile App or directly to transactions through your American Express online account. Tags applied to a transaction through the app will appear on your online account. Tags applied to transactions on your online account will automatically appear in the Spend Manager Mobile App as well.

Tags are unique to each Card. If you have multiple Business Cards, be sure to select the Business Card to see this list of associated tags. You may add tags for a Business Card from your American Express online account or from the app. You can remove tags for a Business Card through your online account.

Basic Card Members can create either a shared tag or a private tag. Shared tags will be available to any Employee Card Members on the account. Both the Basic and Employee Card Members can apply shared tags to receipts. Private tags are only usable and viewable ty the Card Member who created the tag as well as any designated Account Managers. Employee Card Members cannot create shared tags.

What is a Note and how does it work? +

You can add notes to receipts for your own record keeping purposes. The notes will appear with the receipt from the Spend Manager Mobile App and in your American Express online account. Once you snap a photo of your receipt via the app, you will see the option to add a note on the Review screen prior to attaching the receipt to a transaction.

How do I use the Spend Manager Mobile App with Connect to QuickBooks? +

Spend Manager and Connect to QuickBooks are two business tools that were created to work together. If you downloaded the Spend Manager app to your mobile device, after enrolling in Connect to QuickBooks, the Spend Manager app will enable you to start labeling your Business Card transactions with your QuickBooks categories from your mobile device. On the Transaction screen, tap on the available tabs under QuickBooks Categories to label your transaction with your QuickBooks categories.

What QuickBooks categories can I use to label my transactions? +

The QuickBooks categories that you can use via your mobile device to label your transactions include: Expense Category, Customer: Job, and Class.

How do I label my Business Card transactions with QuickBooks categories (Expense, Customer: Job and/or Class)? +

    From the Spend Manager app Transactions screen, select a transaction.
    Scroll down to QuickBooks Categories and select the desired QuickBooks categories you want to use to label your transaction.
    Once selected, tap Done to return to the Transaction screen.

How do Employee Cards work when using Spend Manager with QuickBooks? +

Employee Card Members can label transactions in the Spend Manager Mobile App using Connect to QuickBooks. Employee Card Members can select and apply QuickBooks categories to transactions with the Spend Manager app.

Where will my Business Card receipt(s) appear in QuickBooks? +

If you are enrolled in Connect to QuickBooks, the Business Card receipt image you upload will appear in the QuickBooks Banking page.

How do Spending Limits on Employee Cards work? +

Spending Limits may be set, removed, and modified at any time. You may also suspend spending privileges on an account at any time. The Spending Limit refreshes each billing cycle.

To manage your Employee Cards, go to the Employee icon at the bottom of your screen, select the Employee Card account and tap Manage Card Settings. Then you will have the option to set Spending Limits, Spend Tracking Alerts and Blocked Purchase Alerts.

What does it mean to freeze an Employee Card? +

Freezing an Employee Card prevents any further charges on the card. If your Employee Card holder tries to use the card once it's frozen, the card will be declined. You can freeze or unfreeze an Employee Card at any time.

To freeze an Employee Card, go to the Employee icon at the bottom of your screen, select the Employee Card account and tap Manage Card Settings. Then tap Freeze.

What is a Spending Limit? +

You can assign a Spending Limit for each of your Employee Cards to prevent your employees from spending above the limit you set for the Employee Card.

To set a Spending Limit for an Employee Card, go to the Employee icon at the bottom of your screen select the Employee Card account and tap Manage Employee Cards. Then you will have the option to set Spending Limits.

Is there a minimum Spending Limit amount for Employee Cards? +

Yes, the minimum amount you can set for a Spending Limit on an Employee Card is $200. You can also freeze all activity on an Employee Card.

How do I Add or Cancel an Employee Card? +

To apply for an Employee Card, tap the Employee icon at the bottom of your screen, and then tap Add Employee Card. To cancel an Employee Card, you will need to call Customer Support. Contact Customer support by calling the number on the back of your card or tap Contact Us from the Settings screen to reach a Customer Service representative.

What types of alerts are available? +

Basic Card Members can receive the following alerts: (1) Spend Tracking Alert: an Employee Card is approaching a set spending limit; (2) Blocked Purchase Alert: purchase was blocked due to exceeding a set spending limit; (3) Receipt Reminder Alert: a reminder to add a receipt image for purchases exceeding a set amount.

Employee Card Members can receive the reminder to add a receipt image for purchases exceeding a set amount.

How do I set my Spend Manager reminders? +

To set or make changes to your Spend Manager reminders, go to the Settings screen and tap Push Notifications.

How secure is my information using the Spend Manager Mobile app? +

Spend Manager will send information to your American Express online account using <strong>end-to-end encryption.</strong> Please keep in mind that American Express does not operate or control the wireless networks used to access the Spend Manager Mobile App and carrier protocols may vary. Check with your wireless service provider for information about their privacy and security practices. Your account data can only be accessed via the Spend Manager app using your User ID if enabled on your account.

What devices is the app available for? +

The latest version of the Amex Mobile app?? is available for iPhone and iPad (running iOS 9.0+) and Android phone and tablet (running Android 4.4+) through the App Store and Google Play Store. If you already have an older version of the app installed on your phone running a lower operating system, certain features may not be available to you.

For all other devices, please visit our mobile-optimized website by visiting americanexpress.com on your mobile device.

How does the Spend Manager Mobile App differ from my other American Express
App? +

The Spend Manager app is a tool that captures receipts and allows Card Members to manage Business Cards and Corporate Cards from American Express. To view information about your personal American Express Cards and for additional self-servicing tools, please use the American Express App.

To download the app, please visit the App StoreSM and search for "American Express" to download.

How can I provide feedback on the Spend Manager Mobile App? +

Tap the Feedback button on the Settings screen to complete a survey.

How can I view a Spend Manager Mobile App demo to learn how to use the app? +

Tap the How to Use this App button on the Settings screen to view the latest app tutorials.

I???m receiving an error in the Spend Manager Mobile App. What should I do? +

You can force close the Spend Manager app and re-open the app. Or you can tap the Contact Us button on the Settings screen to reach a Customer Service representative.

Download the Spend Manager Mobile App.

1. Spend ManagerSM is a feature of American Express Business and Corporate Cards. American Express is not responsible for the completeness or accuracy of receipts displayed. Receipts will be stored until the earliest of the following: (1) seven years from the end of the year that the receipt was uploaded or (2) the date that your online account is closed. Notwithstanding the foregoing, American Express may delete or purge receipts for any reason in its sole discretion, with or without notice.

2. The Spend ManagerSM Mobile App is only available with American Express Business and Corporate Cards. Not all functionality is available with Corporate Cards. The Spend ManagerSM Mobile App is only available on the App Store?? and Google PlayTM. Apple, the Apple logo and iPhone are trademarks of Apple, Inc., registered in the U.S. and other countries. App Store is a service mark of Apple Inc. Google Play is a trademark of Google Inc.

3. Apple, the Apple logo, iPad, and iPhone are trademarks of Apple Inc., registered in the U.S. and other countries. iOS is a trademark or registered trademark of Cisco in the U.S. and other countries and is used under license. App Store is a service mark of Apple Inc. Android, Google Play and the Google Play logo are trademarks of Google Inc.