Pots not unlocking on set date

Hi, not sure if anyone has had the same problem but for the last few weeks I had an issue with pots not unlocking automatically on the set date.

I’ve been using this method for months to control my spending: I lock money in a pot, with an unlock date set on the Friday, where I ‘withdraw’ a set amount and then re-lock the pot until the following Friday.

However for the past few weeks there has been issues. Today’s example: my pot is set to be locked until Friday 11th (today), however it’s 7.41am and the pot is still locked.

I know I can close the pot and recreate it, but it’s annoying and defeats the purpose. Any suggestions?

Thanks in advance!

I have never used this feature, but does it unlock at the end of today?

I thought it was supposed to unlock at midnight on the day you set it but I’m now wondering if I’m confusing myself. I cannot find any documentation on this frustratingly, as the guidance on locked pots on the website from Monzo is awfully vague.

I guess there’s one way to find out… only 15 hours to go :sweat_smile:

ahahah true :sweat_smile: unfortunately need the money today so will have to close it and withdraw!

I’m intrigued to know now. You’ll have to create another one with 1p in and set the date for tomorrow :stuck_out_tongue:

that’s a good suggestion! thank you :blush:

I’d do it but I’m lazy haha :laughing:

Yep unfortunately you’ll have to “Unlock and Withdraw” which closes the pot, I think.

I just made a pot for tomorrow to see what happens!

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here’s an idea, if you have another bank account just setup a SO for the weekly amount if it’s the same amount and setup a bills pot, at least that way you know you will have access to the money on that day instead of wondering when the pot will be open, and i believe pots unlock on the day and time you lock it example i lock it today at 10am for a week so probably will open by 10am on the day it supposed to be open