Did you know that you can manage the usage of your SBI ATM / Debit Card by using the State Bank Anywhere Application? The application also allows you to enable or disable the functions of your debit card for different usage types. Take an instance that you wish to use your card for an international payment; you will have to turn on the International Usage and CNP (Card not present) usage. The same is the case with using your card at a POS Terminal; you will have to enable the POS usage. You can do it all and more using the State Bank Anywhere Application.
Manage SBI ATM / Debit Card on SBI Anywhere
SBI’s Debit Cards work everywhere now, both at the Domestic as well as the International level. You can manage any kind of SBI ATM / Debit Card using the SBI Anywhere Application. For that, the first step that you will have to follow is to login on the SBI Anywhere Application and after logging in you will see an option of Debit Card service.
Select that option and then visit the Manage Debit Card Option that you will see on the next screen.
Fill in the form that appears on the next page, i.e. your account number, your card number, and then select the services that you want to turn on.
The services and their details are mentioned below:
- Domestic Usage On / Off
If you turn on this option, your card will work on any ATM machine in India and upon turning Domestic usage off, the card will not work at any ATM machine in the country. This option comes in handy if you ever forget your card somewhere and you get the feeling that it is being misused. Using this option, you can control whether your card will work at any ATM machine or not.
- International Usage On / Off
SBI’s International Debit Card can be used at any International ATM machine and this option helps control the usage. If you are travelling outside of India, you will be able to use your card there too. Just turn on this option and your card will work at any country’s ATM machine, and upon turning it off, the card will not work at an International ATM machine. For all International online payments, this option must first be enabled.
- ATM Txns On / Off
Enabling this option will allow your card to work on all ATM machines and turning this option off will cease any activity at any ATM machine. This option comes in handy if you wish to turn off your debit card for some time. You will simply have to turn this option off and the card would not work at any ATM machine.
- Merchant (POS) Txns On / Off
A Point Of Sale Machine is quite a common site at any shop these days. The POS terminal allows you to swipe your card and make the payment instead of going through the trouble of cash transactions. The POS usage option allows you to enable or disable this behavior of your card. Enabling this option will allow you to swipe your card and make a payment at the POS terminal and if you disable the option, your card would not work at the POS terminal.
- E-commerce (CNP) Txns On / Off:
This is the option for those who like to pay using their Debit cards in sbi online. This option allows you to control the online usage of your debit card. There could arise a time that you have saved the details of your card on a shopping website and the website faces some security breach. Chances of your card details being leaked are high and you can disable this option so that your card is not misused by anyone.
Note: If you have an International Debit Card, you can make use of it to pay an International Online Payment but for that, you will have to enable both International Usage and E-commerce (CNP) Txns options.
As you can see, you can manage all the services of your SBI Debit card and also control its behaviors through the State Bank Anywhere Application.