How to Block Access Bank ATM Card with Another Phone: Wondering how you can block your Access Bank ATM Card with another phone? Then, this article is for you.
In this article, I will be sharing with you how to block your access bank ATM card with another person’s phone through the four common methods; USSD Code, Call center, Access Bank Mobile App, & SMS.
How To Block Access Bank ATM Card With Another Phone
1. How to Block Access Bank ATM Card with Another Phone Through the Call Center/Customer Service Line:
You can block your Access Bank ATM Card with another phone by dialing their customer care number 07003000000, 01-2802500, 01-2712005-7, and use the self-service options.
The customer service line is available 24/7.
This is the most reliable and fastest way to restrict your Access Bank ATM Card with another phone.
All you have to do is go to the call app of a friend’s phone or any other phone you have access to dial the number and follow the self-service guardians that include clicking certain numbers that will lead to the blocking of your ATM card.
However, you can also follow the self-service option to speak directly to one of Access Bank’s customer service employees who will directly block your Access Bank ATM card and even the account if need be.
While speaking to an employee, you will be required to answer some important questions correctly to confirm you are truly the account owner.
Some of the questions include;
- Your Account Number intended to be block
- Full Name used to register the account intended to be block
- The phone number used to register the account intended to be block
- Reason for wanting to block the account and so on
Please, bear in mind that Access Bank will never ask you for your BVN through a phone call.
They will invite you to the nearest branch if need be. If anybody claims to be a staff of Access Bank and asks you for your BVN through a phone call, Kindly decline and visit the nearest Access Bank branch immediately.
2. How to Block Access Bank ATM Card with Another Phone Through USSD Code:
You can block your Access Bank ATM Card or Account with another phone by dialing *901*911# and carefully following the self-service steps.
Step 1: Dial *901*911# on the phone call log you intend to use to block your account
Step 2: Select the block account option (it is usually the second option)
Step 3: Choose the “Self” or “Third Party” option
Step 4: Input the phone number used to register the bank account you intend to block
Step 5: Select/Input the account you intend to block
Step 6: Input your USSD PIN for the account.
As seen above, The Access Bank USSD code method is a self-service system that involves selecting certain options as prompts.
If followed carefully, Access Bank will successfully block your access bank ATM and account even while using another person’s phone.
If followed carefully, A successful notification will be displayed on your screen.
Also, whenever you transact with the *901*911# code, there is usually a service charge of #6.98K from your bank account and you must provide your USSD pin to successfully block your Access Bank account or ATM.
However, the USSD code works 24/7.
3. How to Block Access Bank ATM Card With Another Phone Through Access Bank Mobile App:
The Access Bank Mobile App is Another reliable way to block your access bank account or ATM card fast.
In this method, you can get the phone number of your account officer and communicate to him about your intention of blocking your account.
Below are the steps to take;
Step 1: Download the Access Bank App on your friend’s phone or any other phone accessible to you and log in.
If your friend already has the Access Bank app in his/her then no need to download the app.
All you have to do is log out his/her details and log in to yours.
Step 2: Click “Support” shown beneath the app
Step 3: Click “Account officer”
Step 4: Choose Contact Account Officer through “Call” or “Message”.
You can also live chat with Access Bank and communicate the issue with them instead of through calls or SMS messages.
However, contacting your account officer through a phone call is the fastest means to getting your account blocked compared to Live chat or SMS messages.
These are the top 3 most reliable ways to block your Access Bank account or atm with another phone.
After blocking your account or ATM, please proceed to the Nearest Access Bank branch around you and explain to them that your ATM card or phone was stolen.
They will guide you on how to change your phone number details and other relevant things to unblock your account safely without fear of your money being withdrawn without your knowledge.
Additionally, if you are in the category of people who misplaced their ATM card and later find them after blocking the account.
You can still unblock your account effortlessly through your phone or by visiting the nearest branch around you.
I hope this article was helpful and useful. Once again, it would help if you executed any of these steps immediately after you notice your ATM card is missing your phone has been stolen, or even when you suspect illegal activities or deductions in your Access Bank account.
Access Bank has made the process for customers to block their accounts whenever they notice illegal activities or stolen phone lines seamless because they prioritize customer bank security.
Lastly, ensure you don’t disclose any of your bank details especially your BVN to any third party.