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Bank USSD Code To Lock Your Account If Your Phone or Debit Card Is Stolen

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Bank USSD Code To Lock Your Account

Bank USSD Code To Lock Your Account If Your Phone or Debit Card Is Stolen

According to research, thieves are increasingly targeting mobile phones and debit cards, not for their monetary value, but because they can easily gain access to your bank account and make withdrawals, especially if your phone number is linked to your bank account. So, if your phone is stolen or lost, there is a code you can use to instantly lock your bank account, preventing the thief from withdrawing your money.

If you save your money in the bank, it is very important you know these codes because I have witnessed a friend lose all his life savings after he lost his phone because he couldn’t reach his bank on time to lock his account.

With these codes, you can easily collect your friend’s phone and type this code to lock your account before going to the bank.

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Simple Ways You Can Block Your Bank Account if your Phone or Debit Card Is Stolen

There are numerous ways to prevent an intruder from gaining access to your account, including:

1. Call customer care of your bank and ask them to block your account. Or run to the bank branch if it is open.

2. Log into your mobile app or online banking and block your account.

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3. Dial the bank USSD code with any available phone and follow the instructions.

Bank USSD Code To Lock Your Account If Your Phone or Debit Card Is Stolen

You must know your bank account number and other details to prove you are the true owner of the account in order to successfully lock your bank account with any available phone.

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Quickly lock your bank account by dialing the following codes:

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Bank USSD Code To Lock Your Account

Banks Lock Codes
Access *901*911#
Zenith *966*911#
GTB *737*51*74#
WEMA *945*911#
First bank *894*911#
Keystone *7111*911#
UBA *919*911#
FCMB *329*911#
Sterling Bank *822*911#
Unity Bank *7799*911#
Fidelity Bank *770*911#
Heritage Bank *745*7#
Ecobank *326*911#
Union Bank *826*911#
Stanbic *909*911#

Note: You can use any phone to dial the code. You will be prompted to enter the account number you wish to lock, and this will complete the process.

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