Ways to Bank
Would you like the convenience of being able to bank on the move? Wherever your busy day takes you, Absa's Cellphone Banking offers you a convenient way of banking using the one item you never leave home without - your cellphone.
With Absa Cellphone Banking, you can do more than just top up prepaid airtime and check your balances. You can also pay accounts, transfer funds, send money to any Absa ATM using CashSend, have a statement e-mailed or faxed to an address or number of your choice. Now you can also apply for a Personal Loan or Express Loan (a short term loan), and receive the money in less than 10 minutes if approved.
Transform your cellphone into a mobile bank by joining more than one million Absa customers who use Cellphone Banking regularly.
Cellphone Banking could be the right choice if you:
- Want the convenience of being able to bank at any time
- Want to bank when you are commuting to and from work or are out of the country
- Want the freedom to bank on the move
- Would like to check your account balances, request statements and make payments without having to wait in line at a branch
Did You Know?
- Prepaid airtime to top up your own, your child's or an employee’s airtime directly from your cellphone.
- CashSend; electronically transfer funds to a recipient who can then withdraw the funds from any Absa ATM without a card or bank account, using the access code you create
- Secure access to a Personal Loan or Express Loan application and availability of the money in less than 10 minutes, if approved
- Ability to pay anything, from your clothing account to your water and electricity accounts
- Inter-account transfer allows you to move money between any of your linked portfolio accounts
- Once-off payment allows you to pay anybody from your cellphone without having to create a beneficiary
- Notice of payment allows you to send a proof of payment to yourself or a beneficiary when making a payment
- View account balances and monitor the flow of funds in and out of your accounts, while at the office, in a meeting or on your way home from work
- View your statements on your cellphone or receive them via fax or e-mail
- Pay traffic fines conveniently and receive proof of payment
- Western Union, send and receive funds internationally
- Visit www.absa.mobi and select 'Cellphone Banking Logon'
- Dial *120*2272# and follow the prompts
When you logon and perform certain transactions using Absa Cellphone Banking you will receive a security notification SMS from us. These SMS’s will be sent to the cellphone number that we have registered for your bank account.
This is an automatic service, so as soon as you register and begin using cellphone banking you will start receiving these security notification SMS’s. This ensures you are aware of certain electronic activity. The service is part of your monthly registration fees and no separate charges apply.
For your convenience you can also sign up to receive SMS notifications for transactional activities. To keep up-to-date and informed sign up or review your NotifyMe SMS service.
When will you receive a security notification SMS?
- When you log on to cellphone banking
- Add a new beneficiary or update a beneficiary’s details (RVN and TVN)
- Make a once-off payment
- Update your profile
How do you update your cellphone number?
For security reasons, to update the cellphone number to which security notification SMS messages are sent, you will need to visit your nearest branch with a valid ID.
You can update your NotifyMe details, by logging into cellphone banking.