Text Banking User Guide

NOTE:  You must have a Jersey Shore State Bank account and Internet Banking to sign up for Text Banking.  Jersey Shore State Bank does not charge any fees for Text Banking and is not responsible for any fees you may incur while using Text Banking.  Check with your service provider before signing up for Text Banking.

Step 1:  Locate the Mobile Text Settings widget

Log into your Internet Banking account.

(A.) Click the tab labeled "Options".

(B.) Click the tab labeled "Mobile Banking".

(C.) Click "Text Mobile Settings".

See Figure 1.

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[Figure 1]

Step 2:  Enter Cell Phone Information

Under the "Text Mobile Settings" tab you should see the "Mobile Text Settings" widget.  See Figure 2.

Check "Enable text access for your mobile device" if not already checked.

Check "Accept Jersey Shore State Bank Text Banking Terms & conditions".

Next, enter your Mobile Phone Number (10 digits).

Select your wireless provider from the drop down menu.

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[Figure 2] 

Step 3:  Choose Accounts and Mobile Short Name

On this page you'll see two columns.  The left-hand column says "Account Name." Here you can select which accounts you want to access with your mobile device.

The right-hand column says "Mobile Short Name." A Mobile Short Name is the name you will enter in your texts to select information from a specific account.  Enter a name that's easy for you to remember and that is easy to type on your mobile device.

Step 4:  Complete Text Banking Setup

Once you have completed Steps 2 and 3, click "Submit."

An "Information Message" will appear at the top of the page with directions on completing your enrollment.  See Figure 3.

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[Figure 3]

After clicking "Submit," you will receive a message from JSSB asking you to text YES. Type YES, and send back to JSSB.

Shortly after you send the confirmation text to the FI Text Number, you will receive a text message from JSSB Text Banking.  How quickly you receive your confirmation will depend on your cellular service.

The confirmation message will read as follows:

Text Commands


Step 5:  Understanding Text Commands

Text Commands are needed to communicate with your accounts using Jersey Shore State Bank Text Banking.  See Figure 4.

Account Balance - Text BAL (not case-sensitive) and you'll receive a text with all balances of accounts you established in Step 3.  Text BAL along with the Mobile Short Name of an account and you'll receive the balance of ONLY that account.

Account History - Text HIST and you'll receive an individual text containing four most recent transactions for each account you established in Step 3.  Text HIST along with the Mobile Short Name of an account and you'll receive a text containing four most recent transactions for ONLY that account.

HELP Command - Text HELP and you'll receive a list of the Text Commands.

STOP Command - Text STOP and you'll cancel your Text Banking capabilities.

Text Commands

[Figure 4]