• On Jan 7, 2019
    Nichole from IA Asked Note: This answer was provided prior to the change to planDisney and may still contain references to Disney Parks Moms Panel.

    Experiences, policies, pricing and other offerings are subject to change and may have changed since the date of this answer.

    How do I activate a magic band if I purchase a character one on shopdisney?

    Hi Nichole!

    I love all of the different options for specialty MagicBands!  I am currently sporting a Haunted Mansion themed one although I have my eye on a couple of new ones recently released.  You can find specialty bands through the Shop Disney Parks mobile app, Shop Disney online or in many stores located throughout Walt Disney World.

    Linking a new MagicBand to your My Disney Experience account is super easy!  On the Walt Disney World website, hover over the "My Disney Experience" link on the top right and then click on "My MagicBands and Cards".  At the very bottom of the MagicBands page you'll see the "Link" option.  Select "MagicBand" on the next page and then enter your new MagicBand ID number located on the inside of your MagicBand.  You can also follow this link to go directly to the MagicBand link page.  Voila!  

    A MagicBand can also be linked in similar steps using the My Disney Experience mobile app.

    Happy shopping!
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I am a stay-at-home mom and wife from Florida who loves to take advantage of every bit of what Walt Disney World has to offer.  From our wedding to birthdays, my family loves to celebrate any occasion at Disney World.  Learn More About Leslie

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