Guaranty Trust Bank (GTBank) is a technological innovative Nigerian bank with branches in other African countries. GTBank was first formed by a group of over 35 young Nigerians in 1988 and is now a Multinational institution that enables customers to operate their bank accounts from their mobile phones; giving them a very handy access to perform transactions at anytime at their own convenience.
This bank is one of the most proactive Nigerian banks when it comes to initiating mobile banking services that simplifies banking transactions from anywhere in the world.
You can open a GTBank account on your mobile phone without visiting a banking hall and as a GTBank account owner, you can easily transfer money from your GTBank account to other banks in Nigeria through GTBank USSD Transfer code on your mobile phone; you can recharge your mobile network as well and even check your GTBank account balance using the code. All these can be done from any place of your choice and at anytime of your convenience.
The following are methods of approach to GTBank mobile banking in Nigeria:
1. Using the GTBank 737 Code
The most convenient way to do GTBank mobile banking in Nigeria is to use the Newly Introduced USSD Code which is called GTBank 737 Code.
This came as a result of the bank’s resolve to make bank transactions quite easy for its customers by leveraging technology to make banking activities much faster, safer and more accessible to all customers.
The GTBank’s 737 Code is a convenience tool to bank anytime, anywhere and on any mobile device without the need for internet connection.
This is because the USSD Code, an acronym for the “Unstructured Supplementary Service Data” Code, is a communication protocol available on GSM cellular networks to relay messages to the service provider’s computers.
The code enables you to open a GTBank account, transfer money anywhere in Nigeria, top-up mobile service network with airtime and/or data on your phone and to check your GTBank account balance anywhere and anytime.
To Open a GTBank Account
Just dial *737*0# and follow the instruction on your mobile screen. An account number will be automatically created and sent to your mobile phone via SMS. You are to look out for the ten-digit NUBAN account number once you sign up.
To Create Your Transaction PIN
Just dial *737*5#, Input the last 6 digits on your GTBank Debit Card or your Naira MasterCard, then Create your 4-digit PIN.
To Transfer Money on GTBank Account
Just dial *737*1*Amount*NUBAN Account number# using the mobile number you registered with GTBank. For example; *737*1*50000*1234567890#. Follow the onscreen instruction.
To Transfer Money to Other Banks
Simply dial *737*2*Amount*NUBAN Account number# (e.g. *737*2*20000*123456790#) from your phone; then authenticate the transfer with the last four digits on your GTBank Debit Card or Naira MasterCard.
Note that once your transaction is successful, money will be directly deducted from your GTBank account. For transfer to other banks, a service fee of 65 Naira is deducted per transaction for customers in Nigeria.
To Recharge Your Mobile Network
To top-up airtime to your mobile phone, simply dial *737*Amount# (e.g. *737*2000#).
For airtime top-up of a beneficiary’s mobile network, dial *737*Amount*Recipient’s phone number# (e.g. *737*2000*08053644081#).
For Data Top-up
Dial *737*4# on your phone and follow the onscreen instruction to buy data for your phone or for a beneficiary.
For Your GTBank Account Balance
Simply dial *737*6*1# on your mobile phone and follow the onscreen instruction to check your account balance.
Here are other ways to do GTBank mobile banking in Nigeria, but an internet-connected mobile phone or device is required for access.
2. Using the MoVe (MOBILE VELOCITY)
MoVe is a GTBank Mobile Phone Application that enables you to connect your account via the official GTBank mobile banking website (www.gtbank.mobi). You can also be able to do the following through MoVe:
a. Locating the nearest GTBank branch or ATM locations around you using the Nokia’s OVI Maps/Google Maps.
b. Getting real-time bank exchange rates for foreign currencies like the USD, GBP, YEN, EUR, etc; using the real-time currency exchange calculator with which you can get conversion equivalents in local currency.
c. Accessing the daily Stock Market report from the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE).
How To Use the GTBank Mobile Velocity Application
Visit the link: https://gtbank.com/MoVe/Java/MoVe.jad or the Nokia Mobile Ovi Store to download the application. The application can also be downloaded from BlackBerry App World on BlackBerry devices, from Google Play on Android devices and from App Store on iOS devices. After download, install the application on your mobile phone for use. Just follow the onscreen prompts when you open the application.
3. The GTBank Mobile Phone Application, GTMOBILE
GTMobile is a FREE Mobile Phone Application from GTBank and it helps the bank’s customers to conduct virtually all forms of banking transactions from anywhere in the World and at their own convenience on their mobile phones.
GTMobile is a two-in-one application composed of Mobile Banking and Mobile Money which was developed to be quite compatible with most mobile phones.
You can use the GTBank Mobile Phone Application to do the following:
a. Hotlist lost or stolen ATM card.
b. Make utility bills payment such as PHCN, DSTV, HITV,MTN and Airtel Postpaid.
c. Top-up airtime (GLO, MTN, Starcomms, Airtel).
d. Make transfers to your bank account(s).
e. Check your GTBank account balance and account transaction history.
f. Request for account statement.
How to use the GTMobile Phone Application
Download the GTMobile Phone Application and install on your mobile device. After account identification and authentication, it would be linked with your GTBank Naira MasterCard or Debit card and ready for use. Simply follow the onscreen prompts once you open the app for transaction.
4. The GTBank Mobile Banking Site
This is the GTBank dedicated address for mobile devices (www.gtbank.mobi), meaning that GTBank has enabled this link for you to log on to a fully functional mobile website from the web browser of your mobile phone.
This mobile banking site has been optimized for faster loading times and low data usage to increase the mobile web browsing experience.
The site is a secure platform that allows you access to your Internet Banking Account and enables you to perform banking transactions from anywhere in the World.
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