SBI SMS Banking

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What is SBI SMS Banking

With the introduction of SBI SMS banking, the bank provides you with an alternate way to perform banking transactions 24x7 from any mobile device without the need to actually visit a branch. Through the SBI SMS banking, you can conduct various financial and banking transactions like cheque book requests and transfer funds. You can also get the SBI mini statement by SMS or even find out any credit card-related information.

How to Register for SBI SMS Banking

To avail of SBI SMS banking, you must first register your mobile phone number with your SBI account. For this, you must send a message “REG<space>Account Number” to 092234 88888. Once registered, you can opt for SBI SMS banking registration through Net Banking, SMS, branch visit, or ATM visit.

Here is the step-by-step guide for you to register for SBI SMS banking:

SBI SMS Banking Registration via SMS

Type “MBSREG” and send the SMS to 92234 40000 from your registered mobile number. You will be notified via email or SMS once your request is verified and processed.

SBI SMS Banking Registration at a Bank Branch

You can visit the nearest SBI branch and fill out the SBI SMS banking alert form. Once the form is processed, your SBI SMS banking service will be activated.

SBI SMS Banking Registration at SBI ATM

Here are some simple steps to be followed to register for SBI SMS banking at an ATM:

 

  • Head to the nearest SBI ATM and swipe your card

  • Choose the option ‘mobile registration’ and select ‘mobile banking

  • Next, enter your mobile number and press confirm

  • Once your request is processed and activated, a confirmation SMS will be sent to your registered mobile number

How to Initiate SBI SMS Banking Registration via OnlineSBI

It is quite simple to register for SBI SMS banking via OnlineSBI, here are the steps to be followed:

 

  • Step 1: Log in to your Online SBI account using your credentials

  • Step 2: Choose the e-services option and then select ‘SBI Freedom’

  • Step 3: Here, update your mPIN

  • Step 4: Once your handset is validated, you will receive an SMS

  • Step 5: Finally, click on registration and proceed with the transaction

Features and Benefits of SBI SMS Banking

  • This service is available to all the SBI customers who have registered for SBI SMS banking

  • You can track your accounts 24x7 by just using your mobile device even without an internet connection

  • With this service, you are in a position to detect any unauthorised transactions of your account

  • You can conduct multiple banking transactions like a request for balance, nearest ATM, duplicate account statement, downloading SBI mini statements by SMS, and a lot more

  • It is a very beneficial and convenient alternative to net banking

What Services are Available with SBI SMS Banking

Request

SMS Format

SBI Mini Statement via SMS

“MSTMT” to 92238 66666

SBI Mobile Banking

“REG<Space>Account Number” to 92234 88888

SBI Balance Enquiry

“BAL” to 92237 66666

Block SBI ATM Card

“Block<space>last 4 digits of SBI ATM card)” to 567 676

SBI E-statement

“ESTMT<space>Account number<space>code” to 92235 88888

SBI Cheque Book Request

“CHQREQ” to 92235 88888

SBI Card Loan

“CAR” to 92235 88888

SBI Home Loan

“HOME” to 92235 88888

SBI Green PIN Facility

“PIN<space>card’s last 4 digits<space>last four digits of linked account number” to 567 676

SBI Control ATM Card Usage

“SWON / SWOFFATM / POS / ECOM / INTL / DOM <space>card’s last 4 digits” to 92239 66666

SBI Home Loan Interest Certificate

“HLI<space>Account number<space>code” to 92235 88888

SBI Education Loan Interest Certificate

“ELI<space> Account number<space>code” to 92235 88888

View Full List of SBI Services

“Help” to 92235 88888

How to get an SBI Mini Statement via SMS

You can easily get your SBI mini statement by SMS by following the steps mentioned below:

 

  • Step 1: Complete SBI mobile number registration by SMS.

  • Step 2: Type “MSTMT” as a text message.

  • Step 3: Send the SMS to 092238 66666 from your registered mobile number.

On sending the SMS, you will receive your SBI mini statement via SMS with the details of the last five transactions made on your account.

What are SBI SMS Banking Charges

SBI SMS banking  is available free of charges to all customers of the bank. However, it is to be noted that if you send any instructions/SMS to the bank on the SBI SMS alert numbers, you will have to pay SMS charges to your respective mobile service provider as per the applicable tariff.

Important Points to Remember

  • In a single transaction, you cannot transfer an amount over ₹1,000

  • In a single month, you cannot transfer an amount above ₹5,000

  • You can transfer funds via IMPS to the beneficiary accounts if the account is linked to their mobile number and they possess a bank-issued MMID (Mobile Money ID)

  • You can find multiple SMS templates on the bank’s net banking platform

  • It is important to send the text messages in the prescribed format only

  • Lastly, one should know that on sending text messages to the bank, standard charges may apply

FAQs about SBI SMS Banking

  • ✔️How to deregister from SBI SMS Banking?

    In case you do not want to continue with the SBI SMS banking, you simply need to type “DREG” and send an SMS to the SBI SMS banking number 92234 88888. The deregistration confirmation message will be sent to you on your registered mobile number.

  • ✔️ How can I get an SBI e-statement through SMS?

    To get an SBI e-statement, send an SMS from your registered mobile number. Simply type ‘ESTMT<space>Account number <space> code’ and send the SMS to 92235 88888.

  • ✔️How can I check my last 5 transactions in SBI?

    To view the details of the last five transactions via SMS banking, you need to send ‘MSTMT’ to 92238 66666 from your registered mobile number and the last 5 transactions will be sent to you instantly.

  • ✔️How can I activate SBI SMS banking?

    It is quite easy to activate SBI SMS banking. Simply type ‘MBSREG’ and send the SMS to 92234 40000 from your registered mobile number. SBI SMS banking will then be activated on your registered number.

  • ✔️How can I check my SBI account balance by SMS?

    To check your SBI account for free via SMS, you need to type ‘BAL’ from your registered mobile number and send it to 92237 66666.

  • ✔️Is SBI Quick available for all types of bank accounts?

    The SBI Quick facility is available for a number of accounts like SB/CA/OD/CC type of accounts.

  • ✔️What is an SBI SMS alert?

    You can stay up to date on your SBI bank account transactions on your mobile device with SBI SMS Alert provided by SBI SMS banking.

  • ✔️What is the SBI SMS number?

    There are various SBI SMS numbers depending on the request of the SBI customer. For example, if you want to request a mini statement via SMS, you can send an SMS to 92238 66666 and if you want to request the full list of SBI services, you can send an SMS to 92235 88888.