Do you wish to find out how to register for Standard Bank cellphone banking? One of the major conveniences of today’s world is that you can do banking on the go from your cellphone. Cellphone banking uses USSD. There is also online banking, but that is another story. The great thing about cellphone banking is that anybody that has a cellphone of any kind has access to the service. You don’t need to have a smartphone to benefit from cellphone banking. Even those that use age old feature phones can do banking on their devices via USSD. But how do you register?
How do I do Standard Bank cellphone banking?
The following is how to register for Standard Bank cellphone banking;
- First you need to open a Standard Bank account. Only customers can register for Standard Bank cellphone banking.
- Next, dial *120*2345# using the SIM with which you wish to register for cellphone banking.
- You will need to provide your ID number, your ATM card number and your ATM card PIN as part of the registration process.
- Finally, you will need to come up with a PIN for use in your cellphone banking.
Benefits of Standard Bank cellphone banking
That’s how to register for cellphone banking with Standard Bank. But what are the benefits of doing so? Well, some of the benefits are fairly straightforward. Cellphone banking is highly convenient, in that it allows you to carry your bank with you wherever you go. No longer do you have to get on a taxi to go to your bank. You can carry out various transactions right from your phone, including the following;
- Buying airtime and bundles
- Buying lottery tickets
- Bill payments
- Doing money transfers
- Buying electricity
- Viewing your account balances.
How much does cellphone banking cost?
The good news is that you don’t have to pay anything when you sign up for Standard Bank cellphone banking. Registration is absolutely free. On top of that, there are no monthly charges for those using the service.
In this article we showed you how to register for Standard Bank cellphone banking. We noted that cellphone banking provides convenience to people across South Africa. It doesn’t matter if you don’t have a smartphone. It doesn’t matter where in the country you may be.
The service uses USSD, meaning anyone that has a cellphone can use it. And today, the vast majority of people in the country have cellphones. You can register for mobile banking from your phone. You will need your Standard Bank card and your ID number in order to complete the process.