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Would you like to be informed about activity within your account as it happens? Do you want to monitor your finances on the go via SMS or email? Absa’s NotifyMe service will alert you to transactions that take place on your account with an immediate SMS or email, if you choose.
NotifyMe from Absa is a great way of keeping track of your finances conveniently, and allows you to stay informed and in control of transactions on your accounts.
With NotifyMe from Absa you can decide which transactions you want to be notified of and set the service to alert you to any transactions over a specified amount, request daily or weekly balance updates, and stipulate the times of the day that you want to receive messages.
Multiple recipients can receive NotifyMe alerts, in either English or Afrikaans, and the service can be activated on any cheque accounts,savings account or credit cards.
NotifyMe could be the right choice if you:
- Want to monitor your accounts wherever you are
- Would like to be able to check your account balances, view mini statements and buy prepaid airtime using your cellphone
- Would like the security of knowing that you will be immediately alerted to any potentially fraudulent transactions
- Are an existing Absa customer with either a cheque or savings account and/or credit card
- An SMS or e-mail notifying you every time certain events happen within your accounts, including:
- Scheduled transactions
- Returned transactions
- A convenient way of keeping up-to-date on the funds in your accounts
- The ability to link up to five accounts to the service
- An SMS or e-mail-based transactional history that helps you monitor and manage your accounts
- An easy way of buying prepaid airtime
- The ability to request and view mini statements wherever you are
- With the new, more secure Master Card / Visa Debit Chip Card, any point of sale transaction you make will be processed as a dual message transaction – which means that in addition to your account balance, the SMS or email you receive will also include any reserved payment amounts if relevant. Once the service provider banks the transaction, you will be debited with the transaction amount.
- Register for the NotifyMe service at any branch or by using Absa Online, Cellphone Banking or Telephone Banking
- As a NotifyMe customer using Cellphone Banking Lite, you can check your account balances, view mini statements and buy prepaid airtime by dialling *120*Absa# (*120*2272#), entering your pin code and following the prompts.