ABSA Bank USSD Codes:How to Register, transfer money,pay bills and check account Balance

ABSA Bank USSD Codes:How to Register, transfer money,pay bills and check account Balance

Last Updated on December 11, 2023 by admin

The banking system is South Africa is taken a different dimension as absa bank is not left out on the model banking system.

With absa bank ussd code you can now transfer money, pay bills,Check your account balances,Get account mini-statements and many more.

In our today topic we shall talk about  how you  carry out various transaction using ussd code on your register phone number with absa bank.

Firstly let take a look at the meaning of ussd code.

USSD Code means Unstructured Supplementary Service Data is a communications protocol used by GSM cellular telephones to communicate with the mobile network operator’s computers. Bank ussd code allows south Africa Bank customers have access to basic financial services by simply dialing a certain code.

USSD is simply a code that you enter on your phone to enable you enjoy certain banking services. These are services that could have otherwise taken you to the banking hall.

Now that you have know the meaning of Bank ussd code get a cup of tea seat back why i take on the journey on how you can transfer money or pay bills or get your mini account statement at the comfort of your home.

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Benefit of absa bank ussd code

1.USSD banking is easy and quick to use
2.You don’t need a smartphone — USSD banking works on any handset type
3.You do not need data services
4.No downloads or apps required

 

1. How to register for ussd code?

To register for ABSA Bank USSD codes and access services such as transferring money, paying bills, and checking account balance, follow these steps:

  1. Add the Absa Cellphone Banking number *120*2272# to your contacts
  2. Dial the Absa Cellphone Banking number from your contact list to begin your registration
  3. Select 1 to proceed
    Tap Send
  4. Select 1 to accept the terms and conditions
    Tap Send
  5. Enter either your SA ID number or your passport number and
    Tap Send
  6. Enter a 5-digit numeric PIN
    Tap Send
  7. You have successfully registered

 

How to transfer money with ABSA USSD CODE

To transfer money using ABSA Bank USSD codes:
1. Dial *120*2272# on your mobile phone.
2. Enter your 5-digit PIN.
3. Select the option for Transfers.
4. Choose the type of transfer (e.g., ABSA to ABSA, ABSA to other banks).
5. Follow the prompts to enter the recipient’s details and the amount to transfer.
6. Confirm the transaction.
7. You will receive a confirmation message of the successful transfer.

 

How to pay bills with ABSA USSD

To pay bills using ABSA Bank USSD codes:
1. Dial *120*2272# on your mobile phone.
2. Enter your 5-digit PIN.
3. Select the option for Payments.
4. Choose the type of payment you want to make (e.g., electricity, water, DStv).
5. Follow the prompts to enter the necessary details (e.g., meter number, recipient’s details).

 

How to account balance with ABSA USSD

To check your account balance using ABSA Bank USSD codes:
1. Dial *120*2272# on your mobile phone.
2. Enter your 5-digit PIN.
3. Select the option for Balance.
4. Your account balance will be displayed on the screen.
5. You will receive a confirmation message with your account balance.
6. Confirm the payment.
7. You will receive a confirmation message of the successful payment.

 

Note: USSD banking codes and services may vary depending on your country and the specific ABSA Bank services available in your region. It is recommended to consult ABSA Bank’s official website or contact their customer service for the most accurate and up-to-date information.

 

How to register for Absa Online banking

To register for Absa Online banking, follow these steps:

1. Visit the Absa Bank website (www.absa.co.za) or the Absa Bank mobile app.
2. On the homepage, click on the Register or Join button.
3. Select the type of account you want to register (Personal, Business, etc.).
4. Fill in the required personal and account details, such as your name, ID number, contact information, and account number.
5. Create a unique username and password for your Absa Online banking login.
6. Set up security questions and answers that will be used for verification purposes.
7. Review and accept the terms and conditions of using Absa Online banking.
8. Verify your registration by following the instructions sent to your registered mobile number or email address.
9. Once your registration is successfully verified, you will receive a confirmation message with your login details.
10. Use your username and password to log in to Absa Online banking on the website or mobile app..

Here are some common USSD codes for ABSA Bank in South Africa:

1. *120*2272# – ABSA Mobile Banking registration and USSD PIN setup.
2. *120*2272# – ABSA Balance enquiry.
3. *120*2272# – ABSA Mini statement.
4. *120*2272# – ABSA Airtime top-up.
5. *120*2272# – ABSA Fund transfer.
6. *120*2272# – ABSA Prepaid electricity purchase.
7. *120*2272# – ABSA Payments (DStv, municipal bills, etc.).
8. *120*2272# – ABSA Loan application.
9. *120*2272# – ABSA Cardless cash withdrawal.
10. *120*2272# – ABSA Forex rates.

How to retrieve forgotten  ABSA Bank USSD Codes PIN

  1. Dial *120*2272# and enter your LAST KNOWN 5-digit PIN
    Tap Send
  2. Select option 1 to Reset PIN
    Tap Send
  3. Enter your ID/Passport number
    Tap Send
  4. Enter a new 5 digit PIN
    Tap Send
  5. Your PIN is now successfully reset

How to reset your  ABSA Bank USSD Codes PIN

To reset your ABSA BANK ussd pin kindly follow the steps below:

  1. Dial *120*2272# and enter your LAST KNOWN 5-digit PIN
    Tap Send
  2. Select option 1 to Reset PIN
    Tap Send
  3. Enter your ID/Passport number
    Tap Send
  4. Enter a new 5 digit PIN
    Tap Send
  5. Your PIN is now successfully reset

 

How to login to ABSA USSD

To login to ABSA Kindly:

  1. Dial the Absa Cellphone banking number *120*2272# from your contact list
  2. Enter your 5-digit PIN
    Tap Send
  3. You will be taken directly to the Cellphone Banking menu

How to make a third party payment from Absa banking

  1. Dial *120*2272# and enter your 5-digit PIN
  2. Select option 3 for Payments
    Tap Send
  3. Select 2 for Existing beneficiaries
    Tap Send
  4. Select the beneficiary you would like to pay
    Tap Send
  5. Select the account you want to make the payment from
    Tap Send
  6. Enter the amount to pay
    Tap Send
  7. Enter the beneficiary reference
    Tap Send
  8. Select an option to send proof of payment
    Tap Send
  9. Confirm the payment details and select 1 to Accept
    Tap Send
  10. Transaction is successful

 

Note: There is a daily limit of R5 000 and a monthly limit of R10 000 for third party payments. To add a third party beneficiary to your Cellphone Banking please visit your nearest Absa branch.

 

How to send money from ABSA

  1. Dial *120*2272#, and enter your 5-digit PIN
  2. Select 5 to proceed
    Tap Send
  3. Select 2 to send to a new beneficiary
    Tap Send
  4. Enter the recipient’s cellphone number
    Tap Send
  5. Enter the recipient’s name
    Tap Send
  6. Select the account you wish to debit
    Tap Send
  7. Enter the amount you wish to send
    Tap Send
  8. Enter the 6-digit code that the recipient will use to get the fund from an Absa ATM
    Tap Send
  9.  Confirm the transaction by selecting 1
    Tap Send
  10. Send the access code and amount of money sent to the recipient

 

Note: The CashSend limit for Cellphone Banking is a minimum of R20 and a maximum of R500 per day.

 

How to view your absa  cheque account balance

  1. Add the Absa Cellphone Banking number *120*2272# to your contacts
  2. Dial the Absa Cellphone Banking number from your contact list to logon
  3. Enter your 5-digit PIN
  4. Select 1 for Balances
    Tap Send
  5. If you only have a cheque account your balance will immediately display
  6. If you have more than one account linked to your portfolio, all your account will display
  7. Select the number your cheque account is linked to
    Tap Send
  8. Your balance will be displayed
  9. Select 1
    Tap send to return to the main menu

 

You do not need airtime to bank using Absa Cellphone Banking.

 

How to buy prepaid electricity from ABSA

    1. Dial *120*2272#, and enter your 5-digit PIN
    2. Select 2 for Prepaid
      Tap Send
    3. Select 2 for Electricity
      Tap Send
    4. Select 2 for New beneficiary
      Tap Send
    5. Enter the meter number
      Tap Send
    6. Enter the recipient’s name
      Tap Send
    7. Enter the amount
      Tap Send
    8. Select the account you wish to debit
      Tap Send
    9. Select 1 to Continue
      Tap Send
    10. Select 1 to Accept transaction
      Tap Send
    11. Select option where you would like to send the purchase information
      Tap Send
    12. Your transaction is successful

    R1 000 per day. A prepaid maximum amount of R3 000 can be purchased per month. For prepaid electricity queries please call us on 08600 08600.

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