Ecobank USSD code: how to activate & Use

Ecobank USSD code: how to activate & Use

This is a detailed guide on how you can get your Ecobank account activated for USSD code transactions.

You will find out the steps to get setup an start making transaction with the Ecobank USSD short code service to perform mobile transactional.

The USSD code was implemented into the banking institution to facilitate banking on the go (mobile banking).

Customers no longer have to go through the stress of visiting their banks, waiting in long queues in order to make simple bank transactions.

Ecobank in a bid to deliver a first-class banking experience implemented the use of USSD code to carry out basic bank transactions.

With the Ecobank USSD banking code, you can easily transfer funds, check your account balance, pay bills anywhere at the convenience of your mobile phone without having to visit your bank.

The benefit of the USSD bank code

1. It is very easy and fast
2. You can carry out transaction easily using your mobile phone
3. You don’t need any internet connection
4. It is accessible on all type of mobile phone
5. It is safe because the whole process is secured with a Secured PIN
6. You receive a credit or debit notification after every transaction.

How to activate and use Ecobank USSD code

To transfer
1. Simply dial *326#
2. Several options will be displayed to you, select the ‘transfer fund’ option
3. Type in the account number of the person you want to transfer the fund to
4. Select the bank of the person you are transferring the money to
5. Some banks immediately display the name of the person you want to transfer the funds to while some don’t, just ensure you enter the full name of the recipient
6. Enter your secret PIN or transfer PIN
7. Cross check to ensure that all the details provided are correct, then press SEND

Note: interbank ( transfer between Eco bank) costs 10.50 naira, interbank transfer (transfer from Ecobank to other banks cost 52.50 naira.

How to check your Ecobank account balance

1. Simply dial *326#
2. Follow the prompt displayed on your mobile phone

To buy Airtime

1. Simply dial *326#
2. Choose the “load airtime” option displayed
3. Enter the amount you want to buy
4. Enter the recipient phone number
5. Enter your PIN to authorize the transaction
6. Cross check to be sure that your input is correct, then press send

How to pay bills with Ecobank USSD code

With the Ecobank USSD code, you can pay bills like TV subscription, NEPA bills and so on, from the comfort of your home and mobile phone

1. Simply dial *326#
2. Select the “pay bill” option
3. Follow the prompt

Ensure that you cross-check for errors before clicking on the send button.

Ecobank USSD code for other countries

Kenya – *355#
Uganda- *235#
Tanzania- *150*18#

That will be all for now, I hope you enjoyed the post, please stay tuned for more info.

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