Sunday, 22 July 2018

How to Activate SMS alerts in SBI Online


How to Activate SMS alerts in SBI Online


How to Activate SMS alerts in SBI Online

SBI SMS Alerts allow you to stay updated about your banking transactions or any other activity in your SBI bank account. You can activate or deactivate SBI SMS alerts as per your need using SBI internet banking. In this post, let’s take a look at how to activate SMS alerts in SBI online.



SBI SMS Alert Service

SBI SMS Alert is a service from State Bank of India that allows you to stay updated on your banking transactions on your mobile phone. These SMS alerts could be event based as per your choice. Just activate SMS alerts in SBI online and stay updated about any activity in your account. 



Types of alerts that you can get

You can choose any one or more from the following events for which you want to receive SMS alerts for your SBI bank account:
1. Hold on account balance is set (Includes lien marking also).
2. Hold on account balance is removed.
3. Balance Threshold - SMS whenever balance in the account falls below the predefined balance
4. Credit threshold - SMS alerts for all credit transactions above a threshold limit (Minimum Amount Rs.5000).
5. Debit threshold - SMS alerts for all debit transactions above a threshold limit (Minimum Amount Rs.5000).
6. Pos-transaction-alert – Debit card swiped at PoS (Point of Sales).
7. Cheque book issue alert - Whenever Cheque book is issued on account. 8. Cheque Stop alert – Cheque issued on account is stopped.
9. Cheque dishonor alert – Inward/Outward Clearing Cheque issued on account/ deposited in the account is dishonoured.



How to Activate or Deactivate SMS alerts in SBI Online

To activate SMS alerts in SBI online, your mobile number should be registered with your SBI account. Follow the step by step procedure below to activate SMS alerts in SBI Online.
1. Visit the SBI official website (https://www.onlinesbi.com/).
2. Login to your SBI account using your user Id and password.
3. Once login, click on “e-Services” in the dashboard.
4. Click on “SMS Alerts Service” on the left-hand side under e-services.
How to Activate SMS alerts in SBI Online


5. Next, the available accounts list will be displayed. Select the account for which you wish to register or update the SMS Alerts and click on “Proceed| tab.
How to Activate SMS alerts in SBI Online


6. You will see many types of alerts on the next page; select the events for which you want to receive SMS alerts. Set the value for the alert if an alert is associated with a threshold (Above the threshold value).
How to Activate SMS alerts in SBI Online


7. Once you have selected the SMS alerts as per your choice, click on “Update” tab.
8. Once you are done. A success message will be displayed on the screen.
How to Activate SMS alerts in SBI Online

Now you will receive SMS alerts from SBI as per your selection of events.


How often will you receive SMS alerts?

You will receive the SMS alert(s) when the particular event happens which is selected by you while registering for SMS alerts.

Can one change the SMS alerts settings?

Yes, you can change the SMS alerts settings and threshold amount at any time.

Can one disable all alerts for an account?

Yes, you can disable all the SMS alerts for your account whenever you wish.


How to disable SMS alerts for an account?

Visit the SBI website. Log in to your SBI account using your user Id and password. In the SMS Alerts Registration/Updation page, select an account and click the disable hyperlink. After your confirmation, the SMS alerts will be disabled on a subsequent page.

What should you do if you change your mobile phone number?

If you have changed your mobile phone number then you can register or update your mobile number through SBI bank website. You can also register your mobile number by visiting your SBI branch. For Non-Resident Indian (NRI) customers, a written communication needs to be sent to SBI branch via post.



Hope now you will be able to activate SMS alerts in SBI online easily. Note that you can choose any one or more services from the ones mentioned above for which you want to receive SMS alerts for your SBI bank account.




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