Identical to other banks in the country, Access bank also offers USSD banking that allows you to transfer from the bank to other banks using the Access bank transfer code.
The Access bank code allows more than five different transactions, which include buying airtime for yourself, buying airtime for others, paying off utility bills, subscription payment, and others.
Identical to other bank’s interests, Access bank believes that the USSD banking code, *901# provides more banking transactions, helps to make your day less stressful, and allows you to do more with the bank while staying at home.
With such detailed benefits of using Access bank USSD code, let us learn how to activate or register for Access bank code and complete other transactions that were not outlined above. Please understand that the phone number must be linked to an account.
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Features and Benefits of using Access bank transfer code
Below contains the list and features of using Access bank USSD codes:
1. All network is eligible, MTN, GLO, Etisalat and Airtel Mobile Subscribers can use this platform.
2. The service is easy to use.
3. It is convenient, safe, and secure.
4. It can be used on any mobile device that is used to dial phone numbers.
5. Yes, all mobile phones can use the USSD code, including Smartphones and feature phones.
6. You can easily Account Opening
7. You can easily transfer funds from the bank to other banks
8. It offers Airtime Recharge
9. It offers Merchant Payment
10. It supports Bill Payment
11. You can conveniently check your Account Balance
12. You can easily generate OTP (One-time password)
13. You can also select the Default Account that you will prefer to activate the USSD code on.
How to register for Access bank transfer code
Before we continue, you should understand that it is only customers with an already working Access Bank account that can perform transactions using the *901# USSD code.
However, if you do not have an Access bank account, you can still dial *901# as a non-Access Bank account holders to open your own account, and complete your registration to enjoy seamless transactions.
To enjoy the benefits of Access bank USSD banking, you ought to own your accounts, which has already been outlined above. Your account must have a BVN, must be naira denominated and no restriction must be on the account.
You will need your ATM Card pins to complete the registration, dial *901#, and enter the last four digits and last 6 digits of your ATM card, then you can go straight to creating a four-digit transfer pin.
Access bank USSD shortcodes
Below is the list of Access bank transfer codes, but before you continue, you should understand that all transactions and free, including transferring funds from Access to Access, but only fund transfer to other banks costs N80 + N4.00(VAT).
*. To change your PIN – Dial *901*0#
*. To check your Account Balance – Dial *901*00#
*. To purchase Airtime for yourself – Dial *901*Amount#
*. To purchase Airtime to Others – Dial *901*Amount*Phone Number#
*. To transfer funds from Access banks – Dial *901*Amount*Account Number#
*. To Opt-Out – Dial *901*911# (This service is also available to non-Access Bank customers)
*. LCC Toll Account Top-up – Dial *901*000*522+eTag Number+Amount#
*. To generate OTP – Dial *901# and follow the on-screen options
*. To complete your bill payment – Dial *901# and follow prompt
How to transfer funds from Access banks
Here is how to successfully transfer funds from your Access bank to another Access bank accounts, and from your Access bank account to other different bank accounts, such as GTBank, First Bank, and others.
In order to easily transfer money from your Access bank account balance to other Access bank accounts – Dial *901*1*AMOUNT*NUBAN Account Number#. Access bank recently confirmed that it is free, which is similar to what GTBank does.
On the other hand, you can also transfer from Access Bank to other banks in Nigeria, to do this – Dial *901*2*AMOUNT*NUBAN Account Number#. Similar to what other bank does, this transaction attracts a fee of N80 + N4.00(VAT).
Daily transactions on *901# are limited to N20,000, this will help you in severe dangerous cases and times. If you are outside the country, you can use the *901# platform when you are roaming your mobile number.
Access bank confirmed that NOT all bank accounts are eligible for the USSD code, which includes the following accounts: Corporate, Association, and Joint accounts are excluded from using *901# banking.
How to purchase airtime from Access bank
This isn’t the first breakthrough, neither will it be the last, but here is how you can easily stay at the convenient of your home and purchase airtime or credit from your bank to yourself or to someone else.
Before you continue, you should understand that Airtime is required to use *901#, and the service is eligible for all network telecommunications in the country:
Self Airtime: To purchase Airtime to your own phone number that is linked with Access bank – Dial *901*amount#, example: *901*200#.
For someone else: To purchase Airtime for another SIM card that is NOT linked with your account, such as your other SIM, someone else number like friends, family – Dial *901*amount*phone number# example: *901*200*08104xxxxxx#.
Concerning an important question, understand that when you dial the *901# USSD code, the airtime, VATs start increasing, you must be fast to cut on expenses.
How Long can I take to Complete a Transaction on *901#? Once you dial the code, a session starts and lasts for 2 minutes for you to complete your transaction. However, the session times out after 20 seconds of inactivity.
To pay for your Favorite Tv networks and services like DStv, Swift, Smile, and much more, you can dial *901*3# and follow the instructions that appear. Dial *901*5# to check your account balance via your mobile device.
For some reason, and your phone gets stolen, you must immediately report the incident to the Access Bank contact center to block your phone number from accessing the USSD service. Once, you have recovered your line, you can contact the contact center to activate your line on the USSD platform.
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