How can I make my banking app work for me?

Online banking has come a long way. Apps, like the African Bank App, are easy to download and use. Just as important, they are secured using advanced technology and software, so your login details and account information are safe.

Our banking apps make things like sending money to friends or family, or checking our balances, so easy. However, there's so much more that you can do with an app that will help you stay in control of your account, and save you from time-consuming trips to the bank and the inconvenience of having to carry your laptop everywhere with you. In this blog post, we'll explain why a banking app is more than 'just another app' and how it can help you take your banking experience to the next level.


Gone are the days of the bank teller looking up your account details after asking you to provide your name and ID number and confirm your residential address, before they even begin to assist you. Now, your details are saved on your app and you can access them at any time without assistance. It's quick. And, what's more, should you run into any problems while banking, you can contact your bank via a variety of channels such as phone, email, social media, or even through your app itself, for help.

More options for how you bank

Of course, if you miss that face-to-face interaction, then sure, head over to your nearest branch. But now with digital banking channels, going into your branch is just another way of interacting with your bank. And let's not forget that you can also bank online using your computer. In other words, your app is more than just a convenient fix when you're too busy, it is another tool that enhances your overall banking experience.

Finding hidden gems

Your banking app should offer much more than just convenience.  Apps are constantly evolving and, today, a lot of apps have more capabilities than earlier versions. Have a look at just some of the things you can do on your African Bank App:

  • Get your free credit report
  • Get a tax certificate
  • Access savings and investments
  • Get your paid-up letter and settlement quote

Create your own banking experience

Embracing digital channels can take your banking experience to a whole new level. Switching seamlessly between your app and online profile really provides a fully digital experience, and you're still able to contact us if you need help.

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