I think it is fair to say forgetting banking codes are pretty normal, but that shouldn’t stop you from engaging in any transaction. This article is for you if you have forgotten or do not know how to check your Sterling bank account balance. This article will centre on the several ways you can check your Sterling bank account balance.
How to check your Sterling bank account balance through USSD code
The use of USSD codes remains the fastest and most comfortable means of retrieving your Sterling bank information (account balance or statement). However, some persons shy away from using this method due to the charges attached to it. For this section of the article, we would give a step-by-step guide on checking your Sterling bank account balance using USSD code.
- On your mobile phone’s home screen or app drawer, navigate to the dialler app and open it.
- Immediately it opens, dial “*822#.”
- A Prompt will display on your screen, showing several options. Select the number “6.”
- A different prompt will appear, input your Personal Identification Number.
- You will receive an SMS on your phone shortly.
Alternatively, you can dial *822*6# to skip step 2 & 3. A prompt will display – a continuation of number “4.”
Note: To perform this operation, you must dial the USSD code on the number registered to your Sterling bank account.
Sterling bank account balance checking fee
To use the USSD short code service of Sterling bank, you must pay a certain fee. This amount of money deducted is called the “service fee.” Sterling bank charges your account N10.5 per account balance checking. Meaning, every time you dial the *822*6# and proceed, that amount will automatically deduct from your account balance.
How to check your Sterling bank account balance through the mobile app
The Sterling bank mobile app is a type of software compatible with any smartphone. It allows the bank’s customers to take charge of their accounts. Offering every customer a self-service and do-it-yourself app, so you do not have to spend time running to the bank. The mobile app is always available for download via your mobile phone’s app store (iOS and Android).
First, download the Sterling bank mobile app by searching “Sterling bank mobile app” in the store. Once the app has finished downloading, the app asks if you are a new or existing user. Fill in your details (account number, ATM card details, and unique password for the app). Once that set-up process completes, you can proceed to log into your account.
Immediately you log into the bank’s app, your Sterling bank account balance will display at the top of the page. With the app, you can view your banking history and other transactions.
Note: To use this app, you must have it installed on your device and a stable internet connection. An unstable connection will cause the app to malfunction.
How to check your Sterling bank account balance with internet banking
Internet banking with Sterling bank is another method of performing several transactions with your mobile device. The website allows you to check your balance, transfer, complete other transactions at-a-go. Simply visit https://sterlingonline.sterlingbankng.com/login to login. If you are yet to register for internet banking, click on sign-up.
Once logged in, your account information will display (account balance inclusive) and you can perform transactions.
Note: This service only works with a registered Sterling bank account for internet banking. You must have internet connectivity on your device.
Checking your account balance is an easy thing to do with Sterling bank. Sterling bank allows its customers to have access to their account on several platforms and in different ways. So, if you (or anyone) seem to forget the code or other means of checking your Sterling bank account balance, simply refer to this article for guidance.