What is SBI FreedoM?
SBI FreedoM is a Mobile Banking Service provided by the Bank. It helps you to do Following Bank transactions:
• Balance Enquiry of accounts enabled for Mobile Banking
• Mini statement (last five transactions) of your accounts enabled for mobile bankingservices
• Fund transfer within the Bank from one account to another
• Fund transfer to accounts of other banks using NEFT scheme of RBI.
• Cheque book request
• Mobile Top Up
• Utility Bills payment
• Payment of premium on SBI Life policies
How to Download SBI Mobile Banking Application to your Mobile Handset
STEP I: Downloading the Mobile Banking Application from website
On the website www.sbi.co.in click on Mobile Banking under Services. Click on ‘Download Mobile Banking Application’. You will be directed to a site for downloading the application.
Choose your mobile make from the drop down options on the left side and then select your mobile model from the list displayed.
You will get two options (i) Download application to PC (ii) Download application to mobile.
If you have GPRS connectivity, choose the second option. You will receive a WAP link over SMS. You can download the application by clicking on the link.
If you do not have GPRS connectivity, choose the first option to download the application to PC/laptop.
The mobile banking application which is compatible with the model chosen by you will be saved on your PC.
7. Install The Sbi Freedom Application In your Mobile
How to Register for “SBI Freedom” Mobile Banking Service
After Installation of The application, The registration process for Mobile Banking Service consists of two processes : (i) Over mobile handset (ii) At SBI ATM or at branch
Process over mobile handset
Send a SMS to 567676 (e.g.MBSREG Nokia 6600). You will get a User ID, default MPIN and a link by SMS which can be used to download the application if you have GPRS connectivity. If you have a non-java mobile phone with GPRS connection, you can use the Mobile Banking Service over WAP (explained under “WAP based Mobile Banking Service”). If you have a non java mobile phone without GPRS connection, you can use Mobile Banking Service over USSD which will be introduced by the Bank shortly.
After installation of the application, please login using the User ID received in the SMS. The User ID is case sensitive and has to be entered as received over SMS.
After opening the mobile banking application, you will be prompted to change the MPIN. If not prompted, please select “Settings” from Main Menu and choose “Change MPIN”. The default MPIN has to be entered in the “old MPIN” and a new MPIN of your choice (6 digits) in the “new MPIN” which has to be confirmed by entering the new MPIN once again in “Confirm new MPIN”. Send the request. You will receive the confirmation of change in MPIN over SMS.
THE MPIN SHOULD HAVE SIX CHARACTERS ONLY.
Process at branch or SBI ATM
After registered in your mobile, how do I activate it in order to access my
You have to activate your account at any SBI ATM or your branch. At ATM > Swipe your
Debit card > choose Services > enter your ATM PIN > select Mobile Banking > Register > enter your
mobile number > confirm the same. You will get a SMS regarding activation of your account after a day, yo can operate your mobile baking
For using WAP based Mobile Banking Service
The service will be available over all mobile phones (java / non java) which have GPRS connectivity for GSM users or data connectivity for CDMA users.
The registration process will be the same as for application based service i.e. in two phases – over mobile phone followed by process at ATM or branch.
The process over mobile phone, though essentially same as detailed above, will be done through the Browser of the mobile phone. The procedure is described below:
Send a SMS to 567676 (e.g.MBSREG Nokia 6600).
User ID and default MPIN will be received over SMS
Open the browser of the mobile phone
Enter the following address - http://mobile.prepaidsbi.com/sbiwap/
A screen will be displayed asking for Login id and Pin.
Enter the User ID and the default MPIN in the respective fields and select ‘Login’.
The next screen will ask for WAP login id which will be received over SMS.
Enter this WAP login id in the browser screen. If the mobile phone does not facilitate accessing the Inbox while using another screen, the user will have to exit the browser and then open the inbox to access the SMS having the WAP login id. The user will open the browser again and follow the procedure detailed above to enter the Login id and default MPIN. The next screen will ask for WAP Login id. Enter the number received over SMS and select ‘Send’.
If details entered are correct, the next screen with the Main Menu of the Mobile Banking Service will be displayed.
Change the default MPIN by selecting “Settings” from Main Menu and choosing “Change MPIN”. The default MPIN has to be entered in the “old MPIN” and a new MPIN of your choice (6 digits) in the “new MPIN” which has to be confirmed by entering the new MPIN once again in “Confirm new MPIN” and submit.
Confirmation regarding successful change in MPIN and validation will be received over SMS and also displayed on the screen.
Complete the registration process by registering at Home branch of your account or at SBI ATM as described above under “Process at branch or SBI ATM”