Text Message Banking is a simple way to keep an eye on your finances - without even having to think about it. You can receive text alerts when your salary's in or when your balance reaches a specific level - so you're always in control.
Just tell us what information you'd like us to send and how often you'd like us to contact you. It's simple to set up, and we won't charge you any extra for the service.
|What you need before you start|
|How it works|
You can change any events or accounts selected electronically by using Internet Banking. Alternatively you can call 08 456 100 123. Please do this before 10pm if you want us to make any changes from the next day onwards.
Although you can still receive your Text Message Service when you are abroad, we recommend that you suspend Text Message Banking if you are taking your mobile phone outside the United Kingdom. This is because the security of any foreign telephone network through which text messages might be transmitted to your mobile phone cannot be guaranteed.
Please tell us as soon as possible on 08 456 100 123 if any banking text message appears to be irregular, and we'll get to the bottom of it.
You can apply online through your Internet Banking. As you're currently logged in, just select Apply online from the left hand menu within Internet Banking
Text Message Banking
Once you've logged on to Internet Banking, just select 'Apply', and choose 'Text Message Banking' from the left hand menu.
If you haven't yet registered for Internet Banking, simply click on the link below and follow the on-screen instructions.
Please note: You will need to have registered for telephone banking before you can access Internet Banking. You can do this by calling us on 08 456 100 100.
To register for Mobile Money via your mobile phone, simply text 'fd', or 'BB' if you're using a BlackBerry, to 82428. Within 60 seconds you'll receive a text message, then simply follow the on screen instructions.
If you use this service abroad, standard roaming data charges will apply depending on your network.Need help registering?
Text Message Banking is only available to customers with a first direct 1st Account, our current account.
You can also talk to us anytime on:
telephone 0800 24 24 24