SBI WhatsApp banking services; Here’s how to take advantage of it


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The State Bank of India (SBI) has introduced WhatsApp-based banking services for its savings account customers. The bank has also introduced WhatsApp-based services for all its credit card users through SBI Card WhatsApp connect.

SBI took to Twitter to announce its latest WhatsApp banking services for customers. The bank tweeted, “your bank is now on WhatsApp”, customers can find out their account balance and check mini-statements on the go.

News of new facilities for SBI customers came days after SBI Chairman Dinesh Khara revealed the bank’s plans to go the way of WhatsApp.

Services available to SBI customers on WhatsApp

SBI customers can now view their account balance and mini statements via WhatsApp. While SBI credit card holders can use this feature to view their account overview, outstanding balance, reward points and much more.

How to benefit from SBI services

The first thing you need to do before availing these services is to sign up for the services. And here’s how to do it:

Registration process

  • Type “WAREG” with your account number (be sure to leave a space in between) and text to 7208933148
  • NOTE: Send the message from the same number you used to register your SBI account.
  • Once you send the message, you will receive a feedback from SBI (number 9022690226) on your WhatsApp

How to start using the Services

  • Once you receive a confirmation SMS from SBI on WhatsApp, simply reply with Hi to avail the services.
  • You will then receive a message with the list of services
  • You can choose the service you want to use

The services you can choose from are:

  1. Account balance
  2. Mini statement
  3. Unsubscribe from WhatsApp banking

Choose the service you want to avail of and come back with the number next to the service. Your information will be displayed on your device screen.

Also Read: How to Register for SBI Net Banking Without Visiting a Branch

Now Here’s How SBI Credit Card Holders Can Benefit From Banking Services

SBI credit card holders can text “OPTIN” to 9004022022 through their WhatsApp. Customers can even make a missed call from their registered mobile number 08080945040. Also, they can use their mobile app to register and avail the services.

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