State Bank of India (SBI) has launched its new facilities with respect to banks and for transactions. It was made to access a number of amenities to its customers. One such facility is a helpline called the SBI Quick app. With this SBI Quick app, services customer can make a request by sending an SMS or giving a missed call. Through this app, SBI customers can check the bank account balance, mini statement, request for checkbooks, account statements of the last six months, home loan and education interest certificates, etc.
The latest feature which has been added to this SBI Quick app is SBI Bank Holiday Calendar. With SBI Bank Holiday Calendar, one can view bank holidays based on states through this simple and innate app. This app will showcase the lists of all SBI bank holidays state/UT wise and circle-wise observed as per Section 25 of the Negotiable Instruments Act, 1881.
One can download the latest version of the SBI Quick app from the Google Play Store or the Apple App Store tweeted by SBI.
People who are SBI customers and having Android, Windows, iOS or Blackberry phones can download ‘SBI Quick’ applications from the respective app stores. With this app, one need not remember the various keywords and mobile numbers. It has to be installed only once then internet connection is not required to use the SBI Quick app, as the communication would happen over SMS or Missed Call.
Important Things to Ponder
❍ Register for SBI Quick App
- Send SMS, ‘REG Account Number’ to 09223488888 from the registered mobile number for that particular account.
- After that, a confirmation message will be received indicating successful/unsuccessful registration.
- If successful then one can start using the services.
❍ Account Balance Enquiry
One may give a Missed Call or send an SMS ‘BAL’ to 09223766666
❍ Mini Statement
One may give a Missed Call or send an SMS ‘MSTMT’ to 09223866666
❍ SBI Cheque Book Request
Send SMS ‘CHQREQ’ to 09223588888. Customers will receive an SMS. Send consent SMS ‘CHQACC<space>Y<space>6-digit number received in SMS’ to 09223588888 within 2 hours of receipt of SMS for further processing.
❍ Home Loan Interest Certificate
Send SMS HLI <space> <Account Number> <space> <code> to 09223588888
❍ SBI Debit-Cum-ATM Card Blocking
Very easily one can block the SBI debit-cum-ATM card linked to the registered account in case of loss/theft. To block the atm card, send an SMS from the registered mobile number as ‘BLOCK<space>XXXX’ to 567676. XXXX represents the last 4 digits of the card number. Once the blocking request is accepted, users will get a confirmatory SMS alert that contains the ticket number, date and time of blocking.
SBI Quick app is also available for a savings account, current account, and overdraft account and cash credit accounts.
❍ How is SBI Quick App different from State Bank Anywhere or State Bank Freedom?
- One doesn’t need a login ID, password to use this facility. Only one-time registration from the mobile number gets recorded with the bank for that particular account.
It is very important to know that the SBI Quick app does not provide any services for financial transactions.