Why use the app?

Guaranteed security and free fraud cover.

Data free

The App requires access to data to connect but you can enjoy all the features without worrying about data charges.

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Multiple transactions

Perform multiple transactions like buying electricity or airtime, paying beneficiaries and more.

Zero fees

No subscription or registration fees, just install it and get started.

Help guides

Quick, easy steps on how to transact and manage accounts on the app.

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Rest assured that you bank with the best in class

Our banking app has been rated by you as one of the top banking apps in South Africa.
Rated best in class of 4.7 on the Apple App Store and 4.6 on Google Play.

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Leading app safety and convenience
  • Free Digital Fraud Warranty

    A first for South Africa. This gives you added protection if you are defrauded using the App. Digital Fraud Warranty.

  • Perform multiple transactions

    • Cashsend
    • Retrieve Pin
    • Get statements
    • View card details
    • Buy funeral cover
    • Apply for life cover
    • Make EFT payments
    • Lotto and Powerball
    • Apply for an Overdraft
    • Manage your card limits
    • Change Digital Limits (Edit)
    • Open an investment account
    • Reject unauthorised transactions
    • Temporarily lock any of your cards
    • Stop and replace any of your cards
    • Transfer money between accounts
    • Make payments with Western Union
    • View and Download Tax Certificates
    • Buy prepaid airtime, data or electricity
    • View and Download Bank Confirmation Letter
    • Activate your card to use overseas when you travel    
  • Guaranteed security

    Your money is protected and safe with the latest technologies like two-factor authentication (2FA) and high-level encryption. In fact, with 2FA, even if your SIM card is cloned (SIM swap fraud) criminals still cannot access your money.


  • Free accidental death cover for 12 months

    Access to apply for a free accidental death policy worth R100 000 valid for 12 months from Absa Life. Simply logon to the Banking App and apply for your cover under the Explore hub. Terms and conditions apply. Limited to the first 200 000 customers.

How to get started with the app
  • An Android or iOS smartphone
  • A registered cellphone number 
  • Your ATM card and PIN (unless you apply for a new account through the App)
  • Your account number
Contact details

Call us on 08600 08600
Email us at absa@absa.co.za    

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