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All Zenith Bank USSD Code 2021

If you want to know more about Zenith Bank USSD Code, stay with me on this article. How to use all Zenith USSD code in 2021 is my major concern here starting from the beginning to the end.

Important to know! Among all, Zenith Bank Plc has become the first bank in Nigerian to successfully launch it’s Unstructured Supplementary Service Data popularly known today as USSD.

With help of the Zenith Bank USSD Code, an unauthorized transaction is stopped. It also protects the Zenith bank account holder’s funds in the event of mobile phone, ATM Card, or hardware token loss as well as when the bank account details got a compromise.

Mr. Peter Amangbo, Group Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of Zenith bank, said at the unveiling of the new *966# Eazy Banking account protection code that the bank has always been at the forefront of inventing solutions that promote customer convenience and safety at all times.

He further mentioned that if an account holder dial *966*911# from any phone and follows the text prompts to provide real information about the Zenith bank account, all debit transactions on the account will be blocked.

Only when the customer visits a Zenith Bank branch in person may the control be withdrawn.

The *966*911# account control code, according to the Bank MD, is a flagship code targeted at increasing account security.

After reading through this article, you’ll get to know more about the Zenith Bank USSD code.

SEE ALSO: 7 Ways On How To Check Zenith Bank Account Number 2021.

Complete list of Zenith Bank USSD code

The table list below shows Zenith bank short code and its descriptions, here you will know the Zenith bank transaction type alongside the Zenith bank EazyBanking USSD code. Let’s dive in:

Zenith Bank USSD Code

NB: The official Zenith bank USSD code is *966#. Check the table to get more insight on how to apply services using it.

Zenith Bank Transaction TypeZenith Bank Eazy Banking USSD Code
USSD code for Zenith bank loan*966#
Code to buy airtime from Zenith bank (self)*966*amount#
Code to buy airtime from Zenith bank (others)*966*Amount*Mobile Number#
Zenith bank transfer code*966*Amount*Account Number#
Code to check Zenith bank account balance*966*00#
Zenith bank short code to update BVN details*966*BVN#
USSD code to manage Zenith cardless withdrawal*966*60# and select the option 7
Code to deactivate Zenith bank EazyBanking profile*966*20*0#
Zenith bank debuts account control code*966*911#
Zenith Bank USSD code to open account*966*0#
USSD code to reset mobile banking/USSD password and PIN*966*60#
Zenith bank USSD code to pay bill (like DStv, PHCN, and GOtv etc)*966*7*Amount*Customer ID#

Requirements for Activating Zenith Bank USSD Code

Before registering the Zenith bank easybanking USSD code, the following requirements are needed of you:

  • You must be Zenith bank account holder.
  • Phone number that is linked to your Zenith bank account
  • A mobile phone, be it smart or non-smart phone

Follow the steps below to activate Zenith bank USSD code for the first time!

Zenith Bank account opening using USSD code

Zenith bank plc has advanced so much that you can now open an account not just online but also using Zenith EasyBanking code.

The Zenith USSD code to open an account is *966#. After dialing this code on your phone and follow the on-screen instructions, the Zenith bank account number will be generated automatically and sent to you via SMS.

To open a Zenith bank account using USSD code, the below guide will tutor you on how you can open a Zenith bank account online using a USSD code in 2021:

  • Simply dial *966*0# to get started
  • A prompt will popup asking for your First and Last name, type them in and move to the next step.
  • You’ll have to create 4 digits PIN.
  • Also confirm the PIN.
  • If done correctly, you’ll get a message, thanking you for choosing Zenith Bank.
  • Lastly, SMS will be sent immediately with your new Zenith account numbers.

NB: You don’t have to visit any Zenith bank branch or make use of any internet-enabled device before you can achieve this process. All you need is the right Zenith bank USSD code for account opening also following the right prompt.

READ MORE ON THE: Guide On Zenith Bank Internet Banking.

How to register Zenith bank EazyBanking USSD Code?

To start enjoying USSD code zenith bank, there is need to register on Zenith easybanking system. The following steps below will guide you on how to go about it:

  • On the phone number that is registered with your Zenith bank account, simply dial *966*00#
  • You will be ask to enter the last 4 digits of your ATM card (Debit card)
  • Next prompt will display your Account Name and request you to create a 4 digit PIN
  • Confirm the 4 digit PIN again
  • If it’s done properly, you will receive SMS “Retrieving your balance”
  • Lastly, you’ll receive an SMS with the summary balances on your Zenith bank accounts

Zenith bank transfer code

If you want to know the Zenith bank transfer code and how is been use to transfer money, this section is really for you.

The USSD code used to transfer money from Zenith bank account to another Zenith bank account or any other banks account in Nigeria is *966*Amount*Account Number#.

Once you dial *966*Amount*Account Number# which is the Zenith transfer code on the phone number which you use in registering your Zenith bank account, you’ll be prompt to complete the transfer using your Zenith 4-digit authentication PIN.

NB: This is the PIN you create at the point of registering Zenith bank easybanking as stated above in the “How to register Zenith bank EazyBanking USSD Code” steps.

Zenith bank code to check account balance

The code to check Zenith bank account balance is *966*00# and once this Zenith bank USSD code is dialed on the phone number that’s link to Zenith account, it will retrieve your Zenith bank account balance right away.

So if you’re searching for code to check balance on zenith bank, simply dial *966*00# on your mobile phone at has your SIM card linked with your Zenith account and follow the on-screen prompt to complete the process.

Code to buy airtime from Zenith bank

Zenith bank code to buy airtime are of two type, one gives access to buy for self and another gives access to buy for others but be it any, you must have the phone number linked and used when creating the zenith bank account.

The Zenith recharge code for yourself is *966*amount#. To achieve this, and buy airtime to the phone number that’s linked with your Zenith Bank account, simply dial *966*Amount#. Your phone number will be recharged immediately.

While the Zenith USSD code to buy airtime for other is *966*amount*the persons phone number#. If done correctly, the person’s mobile number will be credited with said amount of recharge card you sent to him/her.

Zenith bank USSD code to deactivate EasyBanking

After activating Zeanith bank EasyBanking, deactivating it is never a problem. Here, I’ll be showing you how to deactivate Zenith bank account from USSD code related services.

Reasons while most people choose to deactivate this feature is protect their Zenith bank account so as to stop all debit transactions from their account in case of scammer or been defraud offline or online.

So to deactivate the Zenith bank easybanking service, simply dial *966*911#. The good thing is that is not on only phone number that is link with your account but from any mobile phone.

Once you dial *966*911# and enter your account number then you’ll be ask to enter your AlertZ mobile number if done, press option “1” to continue and instantly, your Zenith Bank account will be block.

Note that to unblock your Zenith account, you’ll have to visit any Zenith Bank branch near you and get it activated again.


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