How to block SBI atm card: The incidents of ATM card theft or card cloning are increasing day by day. Despite taking many important steps by the bank and RBI, these incidents are not being stopped. In such a situation, the country’s largest bank SBI has started a new facility, with the help of this facility you can block your ATM card without using a username and password, that too very easily!
If you are an ATM customer of the State Bank of India, you can get your card closed from anywhere before you become a victim of fraud. You do not have to use net banking for this. Nor do you even have to call the customer service officer of the bank.
How to block SBI atm card using sms:
If you want to block your SBI atm card then you can do so through SMS. For this, you have to write a message in this format on your registered mobile number.
‘BLOCKXXXX’ This will replace XXXX with the last four digits of the ATM card.
Suppose your ATM card has 12 digits 1234 5678 9012 then you have to send a message to 567676 by writing ‘BLOCK9012’. After sending the message, a confirmation message will come on your mobile, in which the ticket number, date, and time will be written. After this, you will have to go to your bank and fill the application form for the issuance of a new card.
How to Deactivate or Activate Debit Card:
The bank also gives you the facility of on-off on your card. You can activate or deactivate this facility by sending a message, you can turn off or activate the card for Point of Sale (POS), ATM, International and Domestic use.
Type ‘SWON/SWOFF ATM/POS/ECOM/INTL/DOM XXXX’ and send it to 09223966666. In this, the last four digits of the ATM card will come in place of XXXX.
For example SWON POS 1234 has to be sent to activate Point of Sale. To close there, SWOFF POS 1234 has to be sent. In this way, you can easily avoid fraud from your card and secure your card.
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