Indeed, mobile banking is taking over the Nigerian banking sector and if you are not always updated, you will definitely miss out. Now, do you know that you can do bank transactions from your comfort zone?
Currently, there is no need of going to your bank and waste hours in banking the hall to send money to someone or going outside to buy airtime for your phone. Now with the help of the union bank transfer code and their Internet banking, you can send money, pay other bills and buy airtime from your home.
Do you want to buy airtime? Or maybe you ran out of airtime at the odd hour, and you are too weak going out to buy airtime. If so, then union bank USSD code is your solution.
The truth is that I can’t remember the last time bought a recharge card from street vendors. Whenever I want to recharge, I buy from my bank via a USSD code. This is why I have decided to share the union bank USSD codes to recharge your phone from your union bank account.
THE UNION BANK USSD CODE FOR BUYING AIRTIME
The Union Bank PLC has unveiled their *826# code that allows you to carry out your banking transaction at a go from anywhere you are.
This union bank USSD code will allow you to buy airtime at odd hours’ even if it is midnight. You can also send money to any Nigerian bank account from your phone.
Note that this code service *826# is available 24/7, including public holidays and weekends. The code doesn’t require internet connectivity to work. Also, you can use it on any network and phone, as long as the number is the one registered to your bank account.
But before you buy airtime from your union bank account, registration is required on your phone. Note that any phone of any kind can do this, and you don’t need an internet connection to do this. The only thing you need is the sim card you used to create your union bank account.
HERE IS HOW TO REGISTER FOR UNION BANK TRANSFER CODE
In case you intend to use the Union bank transfer code, you must complete the registration process which doesn’t take time.
The only requirement is that you must have an account with Union bank before you can do this offline registration process. Also, you need the number which you used to officially register the account with the bank.
The only thing required of you is to dial *826# to register. But note that the registration is done only once when you dial the numbers for the first time and then activate it.
HERE ARE HOW TO ACTIVATE UNION BANK TRANSFER CODE ON YOUR MOBILE PHONE
For you to activate yours, you can follow the simple steps below if you intend to activate the Union Bank transfer code on your phone:
- Simply dial *826# on the phone number connected to your Union Bank account.
- Once you’re on the next screen, you will see various options.
- Now choose the appropriate option to continue the activation procedures.
- You can now enter your bank account number you want to link.
- Enter your four (4) digits secret PIN which you will be used for transactions.
- Once completed, it’s done.
HERE IS HOW TO BUY AIRTIME FROM UNION BANK ACCOUNT
Note that this method is only valid when you want to recharge that phone number connected to your union bank account.
The Code To Buy Airtime From Your Union Bank Account: in case you want to top up from your union bank account, just dial *826*amount#. For example, just dial *826*300# and Your account will be credited with 300-naira worth of airtime.
The Union Bank Airtime Recharge Code For Others (Third Party)
Note that this method is used whenever you want to recharge phone numbers not connect to that your union bank account.
The Union Bank Airtime Recharge Code For Third Party: For you to recharge airtime for another phone number or for another person, just dial *826*amount*recipient’s mobile no#. After that, enter your secure PIN or the last 4 digits number of your ATM card number to confirm the airtime recharge. After you enter your PIN, the recipient will receive the airtime immediately.
HERE IS HOW TO CHECK YOUR UNION BANK ACCOUNT BALANCE AFTER AIRTIME RECHARGE
Once you have finished buying airtime, and you care to check your union bank account balance. You can follow the step-by-step guide below to check your union bank account balance and see how much is left.
- Just dial *7799# and
- Then select the option that says check account balance.
- Just enter your banking PIN or the last 4 digits of your ATM card to confirm your request.
- It’s done, your balance will be sent to you via SMS.