Text Banking

Text Banking.jpgBanking on-the-go is now even easier — enroll in text banking, and manage your account with text messages. This free service* allows you to check your balance, review your account history, transfer funds, and more.

Registering is easy — all you’ll need is a text messaging-enabled mobile device, and enrollment in our internet banking service. Try it out today!

  • Text banking can be used to:
  • Check balances
  • View account history
  • Transfer funds
  • Receive financial institution information (such as website and phone number)

 

To enroll in text banking:

  • From internet banking menu, choose Preferences > Mobile
  • Choose the “Text Banking” tab
  • Select “Yes, enable my accounts for use on my text device”
  • Enter a number for a text-enabled mobile device in the “SMS Text Number” field
  • Select the check box to agree to terms of service and click “Submit”
  • A text message is sent to the mobile device welcoming you to text banking
  • Upon enrollment, you will be redirected to the “Account Preferences” page where you can enable, order, and nickname your accounts for use with text banking
  • Send text commands to 226563 (BANKME).

The following commands are available:

  • BAL or BAL

Receive account balance (If no account nickname is included, the balances of all enabled accounts will be listed)

  • HIST

Receive account history

  • XFER

Transfer funds between accounts

  • LIST

Receive a list of available text commands

  • HELP

Receive a list of contact points for information on text banking (for example, your website or phone number)

  • STOP

Stop all text messages to the mobile device (for text banking and SMS alerts/notifications)

*Standard text messaging rates may apply

 

For assistance on any of our online services, please contact a customer service associate at any of our convenient locations. You can also refer to our Illini Bank Resource Center .

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