Text Banking

Female receiving data from smart phone

Don’t have a smartphone? Don’t worry – we have what you need. Text banking is what you are looking for. Follow these instructions to set it up for your account:

Online Banking Procedures:

  1. Login to online banking
  2. Hover over the ‘Additional Services’ heading and click on ‘Mobile Banking’
  3. The third option in the linear list is for ‘Text message banking,’ click on the ‘Sign up’ link under ‘Get started now’
  4. This screen is where you can set up all alerts and notifications for email and text. For this ‘How To’ we are going to only focus on Text Message Banking.
  5. On the right side of the screen there is a column that shows your ‘Activated numbers,’ make sure your cell phone number is listed there. You may also add a second number if you wish.
  6. Click on the ‘Update’ button to choose your ‘Primary account’ and ‘Transfer account’. Usually people choose their checking account as the primary and then a savings for the transfer account but you can choose what you like. There does have to be an account chosen for the ‘Transfer account’ if you want to have the option to transfer money INTO the primary account via text message banking.
  7. Once that is updated there is a list of commands you can text to 454545 to start text message banking. A list of those commands are as follows:
    1. BAL – for your Primary account balance
    2. BAL ALL – for the balance on ALL the accounts you are on.
    3. BAL CHK – to get checking account balance
    4. BAL SAV – to get savings account balance
    5. LAST – for the last 5 transactions on the Primary account your phone number is listed on
    6. TRANS (amount) {ex. TRANS 200}- transfer funds {$200 in example} from transfer account to primary account
    7. STOP – deactivate service
    8. HELP – to get help keywords

This service is simple, secure and free! It works on nearly all cell phones. Happy Texting!

Related posts

Present being exchanged between hands

Member to member transfers – instantly!

Have you ever wanted to send your kid to the store or fast food place to pick something up but don't really want to give them your debit card and you don't have cash on hand? With member to member transfers you can simply transfer that $20 into their account and they can use their own card! Set it up today. Continue reading
Male with child in his lap using a laptop computer

How to Enroll in Digital Banking

After enrolling in Digital Banking, you will have 24/7 access to your accounts. You can check balances, recent transactions, transfer funds between your accounts, access the Bill Payment System, or transfer funds to other members. Continue reading
ABC and 123 blocks with overlay of learn from liz

Get to Movin’!

It is so uncomplicated to transfer funds between your ATFCU accounts it reminds me of a little song you may remember..."A B C, It's easy as 1 2 3, as simple as Do re mi, A B C, 1 2 3 Baby you and me girl!” Read more for Step-by-Step instructions. Continue reading