In the beginning, individual checking of our bank accounts was almost impossible if not entirely. With the improvement in times and the change of season, innovation sprung about the inventions of smartphones. These smartphones allowed any users to check transactions (account statements included) from the comfort of our homes.
Sometimes, some persons tend to confuse the terms, account balance and account statement. While these two could mean almost something similar, they are quite apart. The FirstBank account balance of a customer shows the exact amount present in the individual’s account. The FirstBank statement of account talks about the account balance in a detailed format. It shows the entire transactions of that account over some time.
Often, many persons do not know how to check their account’s statement and are left running to any of the FirstBank’s branch for aid. FirstBank made provision of means for its customers to check their account statements at their convenience. This article will highlight the ways for a FirstBank customer to check their statement of account with ease.
How to check your FirstBank statement of account with USSD code
The USSD code provided by FirstBank remains one of the fastest ways of performing any transaction with your bank account. However, using the USSD code method is a slight turn off for a few due to the charges carried out by the bank during its usage. When checking your account’s statement using USSD code, you must know that the statement you will receive will be a mini-statement.
Follow the step-by-step instructions on how to check your FirstBank statement of account with USSD code.
- From the home screen or app drawer, locate the dialler app.
- Once in the dialler app, dial “*894#.”
- A Prompt will display showing several options. Select the option “1,” Quick Banking.
- Immediately, another prompt with more options will display. Select the numbered option “4,” Enquiry Service.
- A third prompt will show some selections. Pick the number, “4,” mini-statement.
- Input your five-digit FirstBank Personal Identification Number.
Note: To perform this operation, you must be dialing the code on the registered number with FirstBank.
How to check your FirstBank statement of account with FirstMobile
The FirstBank FirstMobile is an easy-to-use and understandable app that allows the bank’s customers to have full access to many services. Unlike the USSD code method, the FirstMobile app gives a detailed look at a customer’s account. However, the app’s use requires that a user connects to a mobile or Wi-Fi network. Let’s look at the way a FirstBank customer can view the statement of account.
To view your FirstBank statement of account through the app, FirstMobile, you need to have already installed the app on your mobile device. To install the app, go to your phone’s app store (iOS or Android) and type in “FirstMobile” in the search bar. Once downloaded, you may then log into the app. To do this, you will need to put in your details (account number, ATM card details, and password).
Immediately you have been successfully logged into the app; your account balance will display with other options to perform different transactions. Tap on your displaying account balance to view your statement of account. You can also set the range by clicking the calendar option at the top right corner of the screen and selecting your preferred range.
Note: This transaction with the FirstBank app, FirstMobile, can only be performed with the app installed and a stable internet connection.
Checking your statement of account by yourself is an easy thing to do. But, most persons seem to forget or get put off by the name of the process. If you ever find yourself in need of your account statement information, refer to this article.