Forgetting the exact amount in your Polaris bank account is pretty normal, especially for a busy mind. Regardless, there are ways you can retrieve this information without having to transfer or receive money. This article will highlight several account balance checking methods for customers of Polaris Bank.
How to check your Polaris bank account balance using USSD code
This method of checking your Polaris bank account balance remains one the fastest and most reliable means. However, this is not always the most used due to the charging fee attached to the process. Furthermore, a lot of customers do not know the exact code for this process. This part of the article will state the code used and how to use it.
- From your home screen or app menu, navigate to the dialler app.
- Dial “*833#” on the dialler app and press send.
- A prompt will display, input the number “6” and press send.
- Follow the prompts and enter your Polaris account number.
- A new prompt will display, enter your four Personal Identification Number.
- You will receive an SMS shortly with your account balance information.
Note: To perform this operation, your mobile number dialling the code must sync with a Polaris bank account. The bank also charges a fee of N10 to check your account balance information.
How to check your Polaris bank account balance using the mobile application
The Polaris mobile application is a self-service do-it-yourself software that runs on any smart mobile device. The app will also function on computers if properly installed. To use this app, you must have a stable internet connection or risk your checking to be delayed or halted. The mobile application is far preferred to the USSD code method because this style does not collect any charge.
Before any operation with the app happens, make sure you have successfully installed it from your mobile app store (iOS or Android) and have a proper internet connection. Once installed, input your account number, ATM card details, and new password (for the application). Once the registration completes, log in and tap the “Account” icon located at the screen’s down left corner.
Note: To make use of the app it must be in your device, you must have registered, and you must have internet connectivity.
How to check your Polaris bank account balance through an ATM
The automated teller machine (ATM) initiative prevents long queues inside the banking halls for easy and faster transactions. ATMs are always outside of a registered bank. To check your Polaris bank account balance with an ATM, you must have a Polaris issued ATM card. Simply find your way to an ATM, preferably Polaris bank ATM.
Slot in your ATM card into the machine and input your four Personal Identification Number. Select the option “Account Balance,” this option will vary with the ATM used. Follow the prompts until your account information displays (you can request a receipt for the transaction).
The problem with using an ATM is that it requires you to leave your home or office’s comfort, which many customers do not find comfortable. However, it is not the only method of checking your Polaris bank account balance.
Checking your account balance is one of the most straightforward transaction operations a customer can perform with their bank account. Frequently, customers forget the exact means of doing this; however, this article has shown you some ways to check the details of your Polaris bank account effectively. Refer to this article if you ever need information regarding your bank account balance.