How do I block payments to a certain type of merchant in my Barclays app?

To help keep your spending under control, you can use your Barclays app to block debit card payments to certain types of merchants – for example, gambling websites, supermarkets and premium-rate phone lines.

  • Log in to your app
  • Under ‘Quick links’ on your home screen, tap ‘Cards’
  • Select your debit card
  • Tap ‘Merchant control’
  • Select the categories you’d like to block