Zenith Bank is one of Nigeria’s leading commercial banks hence it is a reputable financial institution with one of the most advanced USSD banking platforms.
Their USSD (Unstructured Supplementary Service Data) banking service is known as “EazyBanking” and has the code *966#.
In addition, they established a USSD banking account control code (*966*911#) to prevent unlawful transactions.
The account holder’s funds are additionally protected by the control code if their ATM card, hardware token, or mobile phone is stolen or compromised.
Customers of the bank can use the services to conduct a few banking transactions from the comfort of their own homes.
Furthermore, when people run out of data, it becomes a problem especially if they are in an area where getting recharge cards is difficult. That is one of the reasons why they have made this internet service available to their clients.
Here are some options for purchasing data for your phone using your Zenith bank account from the comfort of your own home.
Buy Data Using USSD the Eazybanking USSD code
To purchase data directly from Zenith Bank, dial *966# and follow the onscreen instructions to choose between a day, weekly, or monthly plan.
● Step By Step On How To Register for Eazybanking:
Step 1: Dial *966*00# followed by your number (The phone number you used to open your Zenith Bank Account).
Step 2: Enter the last four (4) digits of your Debit (ATM) card number.
Step 3: On the next screen, you’ll see your Account Name and be asked to create a four-digit PIN.
Step 4: Verify the four-digit PIN.
The Zenith Bank USSD code can also be used to purchase airtime. After that, you’ll go to your network provider and purchase the data directly. It is neither difficult nor time-consuming to carry out; simply follow the steps below.
- Dial *966*Amount#, i.e. *966*500#, to purchase airtime for the phone number that is registered/linked to your Zenith Bank account.
- However, if the phone number receiving the airtime is not linked to your Zenith Bank account, simply dial *966*Amount*Phone Number#, for example, *966*400*08100347588#.
- You can now purchase data from your network operator when you have received the required airtime (MTN, Glo, 9mobile or Airtel).
You may always check the balance of your Zenith Bank account by dialing *966*00# from the phone number associated with the account. Be warned that using this USSD service may result in a charge from your network provider.
EazyBanking from Zenith Bank (*966#) is a safe, quick, and simple way to bank. Any transaction must be confirmed using your PIN (Personal Identification Number). For the time being, there is no direct way to purchase data from Zenith Bank using a USSD code.
Buy Data Using Zenith Eazymoney Bank App
To get started, log into your Zenith EazyMoney bank app using your smartphone but if you don’t have the app yet, go to your local Zenith Bank branch or download it from the Google Play Store, Apple store or whatever app store your smartphone uses.
The most important thing to remember is that you must first open a bank account before you can conduct any banking operations.
The instructions below will show you how to buy airtime and data from Zenith bank with ease.
● How to activate your Zenith Bank App for new users
Step 1: Click I AGREE after entering your account number.
Step 2: You’ll be prompted to input your OTP, which was sent to the number linked to your Zenith bank account by SMS.
Step 3: Make a strong password (password is numeric and 6 digits, this will be used to log-in to the app)
Step 4: Next, make a MOBILE PIN with four digits and a numeric value (which is the only means for users to authenticate transactions)
Step 5: You’ll be prompted to input your OTP, which was sent to your registered number by SMS.
Once you’ve completed the registration process, you’ll be taken to the LOGIN PAGE. To begin using the service, enter your account number and the password you created during registration.
Now that you have activated your Zenith bank app, now let’s go purchase that data so we can surf the internet all day.
Step 1: Go to the menu on the left side of the screen.
Step 2: From the drop-down menu, choose “Buy Airtime.”
Step 3: Type in the phone number that needs to be recharged.
Step 4: Select the amount of airtime you’d like to buy. “Go” should be selected.
Step 5: A window will open, asking you to confirm the transaction by entering the four-digit mobile pin that you set when you first signed up for the mobile banking app.
Step 6: Enter your four-digit mobile pin and press “Enter.”
You can also buy airtime for your family and friends through the Zenith bank app by selecting the number from your contact list, beneficiary list, or manually entering it.
Note that the program requires the use of the internet because it will not work without it.