First bank USSD code is one of the many ways you can conveniently bank without visiting your bank or perhaps, without using a mobile application. This offers a seamless and reliable means to carry out transactions on the go. However, what happens when you don’t have access to your mobile device as a result of it being stolen or missing? The answer is simple, you need to know how to deactivate your First bank USSD code to avoid theft on your account.
First Bank USSD code offers a wide range of options when banking via *894#. With this shortcode, you can buy airtime for yourself and others, send money to other banks or other First bank users, check your First bank account balance directly on your phone, pay bills and do other cool stuff. sadly, when a fraudulent person grabs a hold of the mobile device which is being used to carry out these transactions, there’s a whole lot that can be done to your account via USSD code without you knowing.
I already explained all that can be done to your bank in this article here, kindly read it before you continue with this. In a sentence, your account can be wiped clean without any trace of who did it.
That said, if you’ve ever misplaced or got your phone stolen, then this article on Naijaknowhow will reveal how to stop, block or deactivate your First Bank USSD code profile from working on your stolen phone/SIM card easily.
How to Block or Deactivate First Bank *894# USSD Code
To block your First Bank USSD code:
- Simply dial *894*911# from any line, then proceed to enter the phone number (linked with your bank account) you want to deactivate, and that settles it.
To unblock First Bank USSD code:
- When you finally get this sorted out and want to unblock the deactivated USSD code, to get started, you will have to visit the nearest First bank around you for assistance. There is currently no code to help you reactivate a blocked USSD code.
There you go. First Bank has now given its users full control of how to deactivate USSD code on any mobile device, this doesn’t necessarily have to be owned by you. You can do this by entering the given shortcode, then proceed to enlist your number. I hope you find this post helpful, if you do, we’d appreciate a share on your social media platform. Also, don’t forget to drop a comment via the comment box below to let us know if this worked. Cheers!
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USSD Deactivation Code
|Note: When you dial the code from any line, you will be asked to enter the phone number you want to deactivate, and that settles it.