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How to register for mobile banking

We've  got a number of ways to get you set up and running - choose to register with an activation code or PINsentry

Register with an activation code

Step 1

  • Download the Barclays Mobile Banking App and follow the in-app guide to the 'Verify Your Details' page
  • When you reach the 'Verify Your Details' page, call us on +800 800 88885^ or +44 (0)1624 684444* to obtain a Barclays Mobile Banking app activation code. Alternatively, visit any Barclays cash machine or branch to obtain your code 
  • This can only be used once and is valid for 24 hours; if you do not use it within that time, you will need to request another one.

Step 2

  • Enter your eight-digit activation code.

Step 3

  • Enter and confirm the mobile phone number you used to obtain your activation code
  • Carefully check that the details you have inserted are correct
  • Carefully read through the terms and conditions.

Step 4

  • To link your mobile phone to the app, you will receive a text message containing a six-digit code 
  • Leave the Barclays Mobile Banking app and go to your text messages. The message sender shows as Barclays 
  • Make a note of the six-digit code.

Step 5

  • Log into the Barclays Mobile Banking app
  • Enter your five-digit passcode created earlier and tap 'Continue' on the link Your Mobile screen
  • Enter the six-digit code we sent you via text message
  • When you have entered the code, press 'Verify' to continue.

Step 6

  • You will receive confirmation that you have finished and can press 'Continue' to begin using the app.

Register with a PINsentry

Step 1

  • On the 'Your details' page, select 'Enter your bank account details' and then 'Continue'
  • Then select 'PINsentry card reader' from the options available to you

Step 2

  • Enter and confirm your mobile phone number
  • Enter your sort code and account number
  • Swipe upwards on your screen to see the next set of boxes and enter your full name
  • Carefully read through the terms and conditions.

Step 3

  • To link your mobile phone to the app, you'll receive a text message containing a six-digit code
  • Leave the Barclays Mobile Banking app and go to your text messages 
  • The message sender shows as Barclays. Make a note of the six-digit code.

Step 4

  • Log into the Barclays Mobile Banking app
  • Enter your five-digit passcode created earlier and tap 'Continue' on the 'Link Your Mobile' screen
  • Enter the six-digit code we sent you via text message
  • When you have entered the code, press 'Verify' to continue.

Step 5

  • On the 'Verifying account' page select 'PINsentry card reader' from the options available to you.

Step 6

  • Use your PINsentry and debit card to generate a verification code
  • Enter the last four-digits of the long number on the front of your Barclays debit card
  • Insert your debit card into your PINsentry device
  • Press the 'Respond' button
  • Enter your PIN that you use in the cash machine or at the shops
  • Enter the eight-digit number displayed in the app into your PINsentry
  • Enter the eight-digit code displayed on your PINsentry and press 'Verify' to continue.

Step 7

  • You will receive confirmation that you have finished and can press 'Continue' to begin using the app.
New to International Banking

New to International Banking?

To find out how we can help you make the most of your international finances or to open an account1 - call us on +44 (0)1624 684316* or chat to us.

Alternatively, apply for an account online1.