How do I change the category for a transaction?

Go here to learn how to create a new subcategory.

In order for your budgets to be accurate, you may need to change the category of your transactions.

Wait until a pending transaction has gone through before changing its category. Changes to pending transactions aren't saved.

From the Mint app:

  1. Open the Mint app and scroll down until you see Recent Transactions. Select See all.
  2. Select the transaction you’d like to change.
  3. Select Category.
  4. Find and select the new category or subcategory you’d like to use.
  5. Your changes are automatically saved.

From Mint.com:

  1. Sign in to Mint and select Transactions near the top of the page.
  2. Choose the transaction you’d like to update and select its existing category.
  3. Select the arrows that appear next to the category name.
  4. Find and select the new category you’d like to use.
  5. Your changes are automatically saved.

If you want Mint to use this category for all future transactions from this merchant, you can create a rule.