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Text Banking

Banking as simple as sending a text

Want to know your balance quickly? Just text us and we'll text you back! First Bank's Text Banking service is an easy and convenient way to request and receive account information via text messages. No need to login, and it’s just as secure as our other services.

How to Sign Up for Text Banking


Step 1: Navigate to First Bank Online Banking and log in

Step 2: Select Options from the Menu Bar

Step 3: Select Mobile Settings then Text Mobile Settings from the Sub Menu Bar

Step 4: Check the box for Enable text access for your mobile device

Step 5: Check the box for Accept First Bank Text Banking Terms & Conditions to consent after reading

Step 6: Enter your wireless telephone number and Select Your Wireless Provider

Step 7: Select any accounts you would like to have text access to

Step 8: Click Submit

Upon completion, you will receive a text message confirming your enrollment. Respond Yes to this text message and save our number for easy access.(1)

Simply text commands to us at 89549 using our short codes

  • Returns available balance on all enrolled accounts
  • Returns available balance on a single account
  • Returns four most recent transactions for all enrolled accounts
  • Returns four most recent transactions for a single account
  • Returns command references for text banking
  • Disables enrollment for text banking

To use our Text Banking service, you must:

  • Be a First Bank account holder and registered user of Online Banking
  • Have a mobile phone that supports (SMS) text messaging
(1) Mobile Internet data charges may apply as well as text messages charges. Contact your mobile service provider for details.

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