Mobile Text Banking


Mobile Text Banking gives you real-time access to your accounts when you’re on the go. If you can get a signal, you can get to your accounts! Smartphone not required. Just send a quick text message to your account and you’ll receive an instant reply. It’s fast and it’s easy. Get the account information you need without having to log in through online banking. And get peace of mind knowing your personal information is always secure. The only information transmitted is your account balance or recent account activity. Even if you lose your phone, no one can make changes to your account, steal funds or see your personal financial information.

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Getting Started with Mobile Text Banking

Ready to sign up? How do I access Mobile Text Banking?

Getting started with Mobile Text Banking is easy. All you need is access to online banking. Don't have online banking access? Contact your OMISTA Credit Union branch to sign up today.

If you're already an online banking user:

  1. Login to your online banking account.
  2. Click on "Account Services" and then go to the "Add/Modify Mobile Banking" selection.
  3. Enter your mobile phone information. You'll receive a text message with your passcode.
  4. Confirm your passcode and select the accounts you want to access with mobile banking.

Once you've signed up, it's easy to use.

Read our Mobile Text Banking FAQs

Keyword Shortcuts

Common Text Banking Shortcodes

Once you have signed up for Mobile Text Banking, text message any of the commands below to 66639 (MONEY). Within seconds, you'll receive the requested account information on your phone.

ACT - To access account activity of your primary account

ACT <account nickname> - To access account activity of a specific account you have given a nickname (eg. CH1 or SAV2)

BAL - To access the balance of your primary account

BAL ALL - To access the balances of all of your accounts

BAL <account nickname> - To access the balance of a specific account you have given a nickname (eg. CH1 or SAV2)

DISABLE - To temporarily disable text banking from your phone

HELP - To obtain a list of the keyword commands and account nicknames

INFO - To access contact information for OMISTA Credit Union

STOP - To permanently delete a phone from accessing OMISTA's mobile text banking

And to make it even easier, you can save the short code 66639 in your phone for quick and easy access. You can even save your text messages and simply resend for future use.