Enable text alerts and customize your security settings

Enable text alerts and customize your security settings

Part 1: Enable your mobile phone to receive text alerts from Advantis

  1. Log in to your Online Banking account
  2. Select Settings
  3. Select the Contact tab
  4. Find Phone Numbers > MOBILE and click the Edit icon Pencil icon
  5. Enter your 10 digit mobile phone number
    NOTE: You will be asked to answer two security questions: once you have answered the questions, click Authenticate
  6. Check the box next to “I would like to receive SMS text messages at this number”
  7. Click Send a code via text
    NOTE: For your security, Online Banking must send you a code via SMS text message to your designated mobile phone, and once you receive it, you must confirm the code by typing it into the field in Online Banking (This is standard for most apps nowadays)
  8. Once you receive the text with the code, enter it into the box in Online Banking, and click Confirm Code
    NOTE: If several minutes pass and you do not receive the code, click Resend confirmation code
  9. Click Save Changes
Settings online banking screen capture

Part 2: Customize your preferred notifications

To send security alerts to your mobile phone via SMS text, follow these steps:

  1. Log in to your Online Banking account
  2. Select Settings in the top right corner
  3. Select the Notifications tab
  4. To set your security alerts, go to General Alerts and click the Settings Icon - settings icon
  5. Check the SMS box (and the Email box, it never hurts to have both) next to your contact info
  6. Click Save Changes

To set additional alerts or to customize your push notifications, follow these steps:

  1. From Settings > Notifications, scroll through each section of alerts and push notifications to identify which you wish to set or change 
  2. Click the Settings Icon - settings icon next to each alert or notification you’d like to set (or change)
  3. Toggle your preferred alert to ON and, as needed, be sure you check the box associated with your preferred SMS and Email contact info
    NOTE: If you have multiple accounts at Advantis, some settings will invite you to check boxes for one or more accounts on which you’d like to receive alerts
  4. Click Save Changes after every alert you set

Settings online banking screen capture