What is Mobile Alerts?
Mobile Alerts is an internet based service that delivers the convenience of online banking to your mobile device. Mobile Alerts allows you to perform banking related transactions from your phone 24/7.
What services are available with Mobile Alerts?
Mobile Alerts allows the following types of services:
- View account balances
- View transaction history
- View pending transactions
- Transfer funds
- Make loan payments or advances
- Receive "eAlerts" on banking transactions
What type of accounts can I access with Mobile Alerts?
Mobile Alerts will provide access to the same accounts that are viewable through Internet Banking including your checking, savings, CD's and loans.
Is there a cost to use Mobile Alerts?
No. Mobile Alerts is a free service. Please contact your cell phone carrier for any standard charges that may apply to text messaging or web usage.
How do I enroll in Mobile Alerts?
Mobile Alerts enrollment is completed through Internet Banking. Choose "Profile" then "Mobile" then "Enrollment".
How do I access Mobile Alerts?
After enrollment a text message is delivered to the registered device with a link to Mobile Alerts. If the text message has been deleted, simply access the logon page provided by the bank. From the logon page a new "One Time Password" can be requested to deliver a new text message to the device to login.
What do I use for my Access ID?
The Access ID used for Mobile Alerts is the same as the Access ID used for Internet Banking.
What phones are supported for Mobile Alerts?
Phones must have internet access and a browser that supports XHTML pages. Please contact your carrier for specific questions relating to your phones individual settings.
Does Mobile Alerts require any software to be loaded to the phone?
No. Mobile Alerts is a browser based application that does not require any software to be loaded to the individual device.
Is Mobile Alerts secure?
Yes. All messages exchanged between the cell phone and server are encrypted with 128 bit encryption. The message is then transferred over the phone carriers' network.
If you have additional questions, contact Buena Vista National Bank for assistance.