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#1 » by Erudite (f) (β917) » September 4th, 2018, 9:57 pm

Today, Dopitech showcases all we need to know about the financial digital disruption called #WhatsAppBanking in Nigeria, plus the list of banks who have already bought into it.
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WhatsApp Banking: All You Need To Know And Operating Banks
It’s not been up to a year the USSD banking system was introduced and now comes WhatsApp Banking. While the USSD banking system uses short dial codes; this system simply requires you add a specific number to your WhatsApp contact list and start performing bank transactions.

This system of banking is aimed at easing up banking stress for Nigerians. You can just send money, pay bills, top-up airtime, check balance, etc right on WhatsApp messenger. Not to forget, many Nigerian banks also have integrated virtual assistants to help with bank transaction via FB messenger.

How to set up WhatsApp Banking
There no much stress here, as long as you have the Whatsapp messenger installed on your mobile phone, you could easily set this up. All you need to do is to add the mobile number provided by your bank to your Whatsapp contact list, register, and start banking.

Banks currently using the WhatsApp Banking System
Below are the Nigerian banks currently using this system of banking and how to set it up.


Access Whatsapp Banking
If you are an Access bank customer, follow the steps below to set up and start using the Whatsapp banking system for your transactions.

WhatsApp Banking is a social media platform designed to allow existing and potential customers make use of financial services that Access Bank offers such as funds transfers, airtime purchase, bill payments, balance enquiry, account opening and so much more.

First, you have to save this number on your mobile phone and use the commands below – +2349090901901

Launch the WhatsApp app
Say ‘Hi’
A menu will appear for you to select an option
Select ‘Register’
Input your first and last name, email address, and Access Bank Account Number”
Registration is complete
Access WhatsApp Banking will ask if further assistance is needed
Banking ends the session

UBA WhatsApp Banking


United Bank for Africa has also launched its chat banking mobile number. It means UBA customers can now perform bank transactions directly from their WhatsApp messenger.

With Leo on WhatsApp, customers who are users and lovers of the app can now can perform basic banking services including checking their balances on the go, transferring funds, paying bills, among other services.

“This only goes to show that our resolve in continuing to deploy innovative solutions that place customers first, using cutting edge technology for their collective satisfaction and excellent banking experience is important to us. This recognition will further spur us to do more in meeting the needs of our customers with unrivalled services.”

“Our recent launch of Leo in 13 other African countries is evidence that UBA has on its agenda, the objective of digital creativity especially in service for our trusted customer base across the African continent.” – Chief Executive Officer, UBA, Mr. Kennedy Uzoka

To use the UBA chat banking system, add this number to your mobile phone contact list and bank with the commands below – +2349030002455

Open WhatsApp
Send “Hi”
Accept the terms and conditions by entering 1(one)
Follow the provided link to register using your UBA account number
Return to Whatsapp, enter the OTP(One Time Password) send to your mobile number and off you go!

Transactions you can do via the WhatsApp Banking system

Check Balance
Send Money
Airtime Topup
Pay Bills
And many more

More Nigerian Banks to Join the Race Soon!
FirstBank and GTB (Guarantee trust Bank) have indicated interest to integrate this system of banking and will be launching their mobile numbers soon. Other banks are also expected to join the race sooner.

Feel free to ask for our help if necessary. With this banking method, you’ll never be stuck in banking halls again just to perform minor transactions.

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#2 » by eMade (f) Premium (β29481) » September 4th, 2018, 10:17 pm

Thanks for this. I look forward to more innovations like the #WhatsAppBanking :clap:
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#3 » by Aniexcels (β618) » September 4th, 2018, 10:31 pm

This is real great stuff! Thanks for the info!
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#4 » by ebony (f) (β717) » September 4th, 2018, 10:41 pm

Nice one.
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#5 » by Key7 (β4449) » September 5th, 2018, 8:41 am

I love this too. Lets try it. I've been hearing of Leo of Uba.
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#6 » by Key7 (β4449) » September 9th, 2018, 8:09 am

Thanks @Dopitech :clap:
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#7 » by eMade (f) Premium (β29481) » September 11th, 2018, 10:50 pm

:clap: :good: Thanks for the information.
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