Bengaluru: Now State Bank of India (SBI) customers will get the account balance information at their WhatsApp.
SBI has informed that it is now on WhatsApp and encourages customers to avail these services. Not just that, SBI is also offering WhatsApp services on their credit cards where the customer can get important updates regarding their card through the messaging app. But before using this provision the customers are asked to register. And there is a need to link mobile number with bank account.
SBI Tweeted that “Your bank is now on WhatsApp. Get to know your Account Balance and view Mini Statement on the go.”
To opt for the service through SBI WhatsApp Banking, the account holder must first register themselves. Account holder should send an SMS to 7208933148 with the text ‘WAREG’ and your account number with a space between them for registration. After the registration process, a person will receive a message from SBI’s number 90226 90226 on their WhatsApp number. Then the person have to send a ‘Hi SBI’ to 90226 or respond to the WhatsApp message one just got and follow the instructions to avail of SBI services. Then a customer can have WhatsApp banking facility.
SBI is offering WhatsApp banking to customers with credit cards under SBI Card WhatsApp Connect. A cardholder can check account summary, reward points, outstanding balance, make card payments, and much more on WhatsApp services.