Text Banking

First Bank & Trust Text Banking gives you instant account access via mobile phone (SMS) messaging.

First Bank & Trust’s Text Banking Number79680

What is First Bank & Trust Text Banking?

First Bank & Trust Text Banking gives you access to your accounts via text (SMS) messages on your phone. It’s a fast, easy and secure way to look up account balances or recent account history by sending a text command to First Bank & Trust's text messaging number: 79680.

Can I use both text banking and mobile banking on my phone?

Yes, you can use both options from the same phone. To do so you will need to activate each option on your phone prior to use.

How do I activate text banking?

To activate text banking, you must login to your First Bank Express online banking account. On your online banking customer dashboard, select "Customer Service" from the header options. On this page, find "Manage mobile banking settings" from the list of options. This page will allow you to enable a mobile device for mobile and/or text banking.

Select "Manage mobile banking settings" in Account Maintenance

Is text banking supported on my phone?

Text banking will work on any text message (SMS) capable phone from one of our supported carriers. Please login and follow activation steps to see if your carrier is on our supported list.

Will I receive unsolicited text messages?

No. You will only receive messages when you specifically request them with one of the text banking commands or if you subscribe to mobile alerts.

Text Banking Commands

Balance B Summary of available balances for all accounts
History H Summary of recent transactions per account
Command C List of available Text Banking commands
Help HE Help content for Text Banking
Login L Receive a URL for the FB&T Mobile Browser website
Recover R Receive a URL and new activation code for the FB&T Mobile Browser web site
Stop S Deactivate all FB&T text services


Need help? Contact Us or call us toll-free at 800-334-9956.

Message and Data Rates May Apply for SMS text banking on your mobile device. One text message per query. Supported major carriers include: AT&T, T-Mobile, U.S. Cellular, Sprint, Verizon Wireless, MetroPCS, Cricket, etc. The wireless carriers are not liable for delayed or undelivered messages.