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Bank using any phone with our Cellphone Banking  

Bank easy with Cellphone Banking using absolutely any type of phone - no downloads, no data or airtime needed.
You can transfer money, buy airtime and electricity, play Lotto and do tons more.
Simply dial *120*2272# on your phone to get started.

No downloads or apps required
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Works on any type of handset
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No data or airtime needed
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Easy and quick to use
No smartphone? No need!
  • Check your account balances
  • Apply for a loan
  • Make inter-account transfers
  • Pay existing beneficiaries
  • Pay Absa-listed beneficiaries
  • Manage payments
  • Pay your bills
  • Top up your contactless card wallet
  • View and redeem your Absa Rewards
  • Send money using CashSend
  • Buy prepaid electricity
  • Buy prepaid airtime, data and SMS bundles
  • Get account mini-statements
  • DebiCheck your debit orders
  • Play Lotto and Powerball. Terms and conditions apply


  • Dial *120*2272# on your phone
  • Follow the prompts 
  • Once you’re registered, you’ll be able to check your balances immediately.
  • Within 24 hours you’ll be able to do all your regular banking. 


You can also view our quick Cellphone Banking help guides on how to get started.

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You can also use Self-Service Banking.

You can get account balances, settlement statements and information on new products, all with just a phone call.

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