First Bank was one of the earliest banks that introduce mobile banking. To buy airtime with your first bank account all you need to do is to dial the USSD code. In this post, I will share how to buy airtime from the first bank. Some people might find it difficult and we are trying to help.
There are times when you need to buy airtime, but you can’t go out maybe late at night. You can buy airtime of any amount with little or no bank charges. You can also buy for Access bank
Another thing is you don’t need only a smartphone to buy airtime from your First Bank account. You can also use a small phone as long as the SIM used in opening the account is on the phone. In this post, I will be showing you the steps you need to take in other to buy airtime for yourself or your family and friends.
How to Buy Airtime from First Bank for Yourself or Someone
There is a quite number of step that you will take before buying airtime from your First bank account. Though it is very easy let me guide you.
It is vital you note that for you to perform this transaction the SIM you used in opening the account must be in a phone. That is the SIM required to dial the number that will be shared with you soon in this article.
What is First Bank USSD Code to Buy Airtime
Firstly, you dial *894# and it will pop up with some option on your phone screen. You select 1 which is the option for quick banking. After this stage, the system will take you to the point where you decide to buy for yourself which is option 2 in the list that will be shown to you. When you clicked on it, it will request the amount of airtime you want to purchase.
Furthermore, you will be asked for your bank ATM card pin which is the four-digit number you use in withdrawing at the bank ATM machine after inputting it, the system will process it and if you are having enough money in your account, your SIM will be recharged.
Or, you can also make use of this easy step. You dial the first bank USSD code: *894*amount#. For example *894*400#. After this, you just click on the send button to buy the airtime for yourself.
After performing the transaction your bank account will be debited while your phone account will be credited.
How to Buy Airtime from First Bank for Others
Buying airtime for family and friends is also a very easy thing to do with your First bank account. You will just follow the step as shown above but when you get to the point where you are asked either for yourself or for others, you will just select the third option.
After selecting the option, the system will process and then it will ask for the contact that you want to send the airtime. You will now input the number. I will encourage you should copy the number on your clipboard so that you can complete the transaction quickly.
You can also use this easy step. You dial the first bank USSD code: *894*amount*recipient number#. For example *894*400*08058887905#. After this, you just click on the send button to buy the airtime for yourself.
Furthermore, you will be asked for your 4-digit pin after inputting the number you are sending the airtime
How to Buy Airtime from First Bank with Mobile App
Buying airtime with the mobile app is quite easy. You have to make sure you have downloaded and registered on the First Bank Mobile banking app. After that you need to log in to the app then you click on “Menu” and choose “Buy Airtime”.
Select the network you wish to recharge, MTN, 9mobile, Airtel, or Glo. Enter the amount of airtime you wish to buy. Make sure you enter the correct phone number you are buying airtime for. The action cannot be reversed once it is complete. Finally, enter the PIN required to complete the transaction. That is the secret pin you used while creating the account. It takes less than one minute for the airtime to hit your account if the network is good.
Hopefully, this is going to be helpful with buying airtime from the first bank using USSD or mobile banking app. If you encounter too much difficulty while trying this method then make you contact your bank customer service. That’s it for this article and thank you for reading.
Note: Anytime you want to make this transaction and it shows service time out, it is from the bank just try it again after a few minutes, or else contact your bank customer service.