Access Bank customers can now carry out basic banking services on Whatsapp. See how

Wow! Indeed, banking just got cool with Access Bank's WhatsApp Banking. It’s no news that Banks in Nigeria are utilising WhatsApp Instant Messaging for their banking services. Few weeks ago, GTBank, FirstBank and UBA announced the introduction of WhatsApp banking which would take effect on September 1, 2018.
Access Bank customers can now carry out basic banking services on Whatsapp
However, it seems Access Bank has taken the lead with its WhatsApp banking being operational. And this is good news for all customers of the bank. Customers will be able to perform basic banking services such as opening of an account, check account balance on the go, request Payday Loan and BVN Display on their WhatsApp applications.

How to bank with Access Bank on WhatsApp
1. First of all, you need to have an account with the bank.

2. Make sure the number you are using on WhatsApp is the number you registered with the Bank.

3. Add the mobile number, +234 9090 901 901, as a contact on your phone and save it with the name, “Access WhatsApp Banking”.

4. Send “Hi” to the number via WhatsApp.

5. A menu will appear for you to select an option.

6. Select "Register".

7. Input your first name and last name.

8. Input default Access Bank Account Number.

9. Registration is complete.

10. Access WhatsApp Banking will ask if further assistance is needed.

11. Access WhatsApp Banking ends session if no further assistance is needed.

This is a welcome development. We also look forward to seeing that WhatsApp pay is introduced as soon as possible. Please, as you enjoy this service, make sure you don't disclose your card details. Always visit your bank to rectify card-related issues. Don't underestimate the abilities of hackers and fraudsters. 
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