Banking is as old as commerce itself but advances in modern technology are pushing an old trade into new realms of power and convenience. First Bank of the Palm Beaches First Banking product is one of those advances and a must have for individuals who demand immediate access to their financial information. Visit our Frequently Asked Questions page for more information.
What is First Banking?
First Banking is the ability to perform most all of the functions that you can perform within traditional online banking from your cell phone or mobile device. With First Banking, customers can: view account balances, pay bills, transfer money to friends and family at other banks, transfer funds between accounts, and receive automatic alerts that bills have been paid or account balances are low and more.
There are three ways to obtain your First Banking Services:
- The First Banking App available through the Apple and Android store
- The Mobile Web application available through your mobile device's web browser
- Text Message Banking (normal message and data rates apply)
Your financial information is now with you wherever you go in the most convenient and secure way to do your banking yet.
What type of device do I need?
There are numerous ways to use your mobile device to do your banking and the types of devices that you can use are too many to count. First, you may download the First Banking application on your iPhone, Android, iTouch or iPad devices. The applications provided have a full suite of services available for your convenience. If you have a Blackberry or Windows based smart phone, you may access the First Banking mobile web application from your device's web browser. The mobile web application has all of the functionality as the downloaded applications and all of the ease of use. Finally, for traditional phones with text capability, you may use the text base product and do most of your banking functions with the exception of use of Bill Pay.
What is the difference between First Banking and just signing into online banking from my mobile device?
First Banking applications are designed specifically for your mobile device. With First Banking there is no need to constantly resize the screen or fumble with small links or buttons. The features and functions are intuitive and easy to navigate.
How secure is First Banking?
The apps, mobile web and cell phone products are all fully secure. The application is protected with a username and password and each device can only be enabled from the traditional online banking product secured with First Bank's passmark security system. Additionally, First Bank recommends that you password protect your phone for an added layer of security.
How do I sign up?
Login to your normal online banking account, select mobile banking from the navigation menu and simply follow the instructions.
If you need help, call us at First Bank of the Palm Beaches, contact us via our web page, message us on Facebook or Twitter or simply walk into the bank. We will get you the convenience of our state of the art technology with the friendly service of your local community bank. If you have not tried us at First Bank, there is now no reason not to.