How to Link my Email to my First Bank Account
- on Jun 01, 2023
Bank customers link their Email/Gmail to their First Bank Account for the purpose of receiving alerts and notifications on deposit, credits/debits alerts, account balance alerts, updates and information notifications and many more.
However, to link Email to First Bank Account in Nigeria can be done in four (4) various ways, and they are;
- Link Email to First Bank Account Online
- Link Email to First Bank Account via the Mobile App
- Linking via visiting the bank branch
- Contact First Bank Customer Care to Link Email Address
Furthermore, do note that linking email address to your First Bank Account using USSD Code cannot be possible. you can only use any of these methods to attach your Gmail to your First Bank Account.
Normally, when you’re filling your First Bank Account opening form, you’ll be required to attach your phone number and email address. Although, it’s necessary to link your phone number but the email address is optional.
If you don’t connect your Email address when filling your account opening form, you can still link it now and that’s what I’m going to walk you through in this article. Meanwhile, you need to continue reading this tutorial and follow the step-by-steps to Link Email to Bank Account.
Link your Email to First Bank Account Online
Linking your Gmail/Email Address to your First Bank Account Online is a simple and easy thing to process. This will actually works if you’ve activated your First Bank Internet Banking.
Follow these steps to link Email to your First Bank Account Online:
- Login to your FBN Internet Banking with your user ID and password
- Navigate to SELF_SERVICE option and tap on it
- Choose Email Alert option
- Tap on Edit and input a valid Email/Gmail address
- Tap on Add Email and verify your action with your online banking password
Once you’re done, then you’ve successfully linked your Email address to your First Bank Account Online. You can now receive your bank account alerts and notifications via email.
Link Email/Gmail to First Bank Account via Mobile App
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I know, your question is; How to link my email to my First Bank Nigeria Account. But I want you to know that majority of bank customers uses Mobile banking app to carryout transactions. That’s why I’m including the app methods of adding email address to First Bank account in Nigeria.
Follow these steps to link your Email/Gmail address to your First Bank account;
- Login to your First Bank Account via Mobile App
- Tap om More at the bottom of your dashboard
- Next, tap on My Settings under Settings
- To add Email Address, tap on Edit next to Primary Email
- Input a valid email address and tap on continue
- Validate your action by inputting your payment PIN
- Tap on Save
Once you’re done, then you have successfully linked your email to your First Bank account. Now, let’s move to the next method of attaching email address to First Bank Account in Nigeria.
Visit First Bank Branch to Link your Email Address
Another option to link your email address to your First Bank Account is by visiting the bank branch near you. All you need to do is ask for account update form. Fill the form with your First Bank Account details including the Email you want to add.
The First Bank Account Update Form will requires information such as your account name, account number, phone number, BVN, and the updated Email Address.
Fill in all these details correctly and submit the form to customer support. Instantly, your request will be processed and you’ll be able to receive alerts and notifications via email.
Link Email Address via First Bank Customer Care
This is another method to link your email address to your First Bank Account Online. You can simply contact your bank customer support team via any of the below means to link Email to your First Bank Account.
First Bank Customer Support Team Contact Information:
- Email: Firstcontact@firstbanknigeria.com
However, you’ll need to provide your account information such as account name , account number, and the email address you want to link in the written-email.
In summary, linking your email address to your First Bank Account will enables you to receive alerts and notifications. Not just that, you’ll also be able to download your bank account statement in pdf version or be able to open it with Google drive and more other benefits.
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Can I link my Email to First Bank using USSD?
No, you cannot Link your Email address to your First Bank Account through USSD
How to link my Gmail to my First Bank Account Online?
Linking of Gmail address and Email address to First Bank account in Nigeria requires the same methods. In a nutshell, you can link your Gmail account to First bank through Internet banking, visiting bank branch, contacting customer care and more.