Mobile banking and SMS banking is becoming more and more prevalent in India. SMS banking allows you to request and receive banking information from your bank on your mobile phone.
You can manage bank accounts, check account balances, perform check requests, pay some bills, and can access your account whenever you need to using SMS banking.
Country's largest lender SBI allows it's customers to avail SMS banking facility. SBI SMS banking is an extension of SBI mobile banking service State Bank FreeDom.
Know how to avail SBI banking service.
Activate SMS banking by SMS
You can activate SBI SMS banking in your phone through sending messages. SBI SMS Banking service can be availed on all phones. You can send keywords such as SMS to 9223440000. Ordinary SMS charges are applicable for this messages. Send SMS to 9223440000. User ID and default MPIN will be sent as the response to the above SMS. How To Check Your SBI Balance By Missed Call?
SBI has made it mandatory to change the default MPIN before start using SMS banking facility. Change the default MPIN by sending the following SMS to 9223440000.
Smpin(space)UserId(space)Old Mpin(or default MPIN)(space)New Mpin
The SBI Customer has to accept the Terms and Conditions by sending the following SMS to 9223440000:
Saccept(space) UserId(space) Mpin
Activate SMS banking through ATM
You can register for the SMS banking service through ATMs also. Visit any State Bank of India (SBI) ATM and follow these steps:
- Swipe the Debit Card
- Select Mobile Registration
- Select Mobile Banking
- Click on Registration
- Enter your mobile number and confirm the number.
Activate SMS banking through Internet Banking
Using SBI net banking facility you can register for SBI SMS Banking. Follow these steps to avail SMS banking.
- Log into Online SBI website with your User ID and password.
- Select eServices
- Click on State Bank Freedom from the list on the left side
- Select Registration
- Enter User ID and mobile number
- Select the account (only SB/ CA) to be enabled
- Click on the submit
- For adding more accounts, visit the Home branch of the primary account or other accounts.
You can register for SBI SMS banking by visiting the home branch of your account. How To Check Your EPF Balance By Missed Call?