Mobile & Online Alerts
Who's got time every day to check on bank accounts? With free Mobile and Online alerts, we'll send you an email or notification on your phone or tablet to let you know if something changes.
Never Miss a Thing
Our free Mobile and Online Alerts will keep you on top of your accounts without any extra effort on your part. Once you sign up, you'll receive an email or notifications on your phone or tablet, alerting you of banking transactions that occur on your account. With Mobile and Online Alerts, you'll always know the specifics of any activity on your account. And for added convenience, alerts can be set up either in your mobile app or through online banking.
Your Accounts, Your Schedule
With Mobile and Online Alerts, you'll always know what's happening with your account, and you can respond immediately with Mobile Banking, or just take note of a transaction and come back to it later. Mobile and Online Alerts gives you the flexibility you need.
Set Customized Alerts
We know a lot of things call for your attention, so you can customize your alerts to go off only for the specific banking transactions you request. You can choose from a variety of alerts about withdrawals, deposits and account status updates, and pick only the ones that match your needs.
Sign Up With No Hassle
It's easier than ever to get started. Simply sign into your Online Banking account and select “Manage Alerts” from the menu list (or "Alerts" on our mobile site). From there, you can select which alerts you'd like to receive and rest assured that we'll let you know if anything changes on your account.
1. Make sure you have the latest version of our Mobile Banking App or visit www.bankoftexas.com from any Web-enabled mobile device.
2. Register for an account on the mobile app, or use your Online Banking username and password to sign in.
3. Select “Setup Alerts” from the menu list (or "Alerts" on our mobile site).
|Deposit||A deposit alert will be sent when a branch, ATM or mobile deposit exceeds the amount you set.|
|Direct Deposit||A Direct Deposit alert will be sent when a direct deposit is posted to your account.|
|Incoming Wire Transfer||An alert will be sent when a wire transfer is credited to your account.|
|Debit Card Return||An alert will be sent when funds from a return of goods or services are re-posted back to your account.|
|ATM Withdrawal||An ATM Withdrawal alert will be sent when an ATM withdrawal exceeds a dollar amount you set.|
|Bill Payment||A Bill Payment alert is sent when an electronic bill payment has posted to your account.|
|Check Posted||Check Posted alerts are sent when a check posts to your account that exceeds the dollar amount you set.|
|Check Number||A Check Number alert will be sent when a check posted to your account matches a check number you specified.|
|Debit Card||Debit Card alerts are sent when a transaction has posted to your account that exceeds the dollar amount you set.|
|Online or Mobile Transfer||You will receive an Online or Mobile Transfer alert (withdrawal only) when an online banking transfer occurs and exceeds the dollar amount you set.|
|Electronic Deduction (ACH)||Electronic Deduction (ACH) alerts are sent when an electronic draft is deducted from your account that exceeds the dollar amount you set.|
|Outgoing Wire Transfer||An Outgoing Wire Transfer alert will be sent when funds are wired out of your account.|
|Account Status Alerts|
|High Balance||A High Balance alert will be sent when your account balance meets or exceeds a dollar amount you set.|
|Low Balance||A Low Balance alert will be sent when your account balance falls below a dollar amount you set.|
|Daily Balance||A Daily Balance alert will be delivered advising you of the balance on your account.|
Frequently Asked QuestionsGot questions? We've got answers. And, if you don't find what you're looking for, sign in to Online Banking and visit our Actions and Tools menu to send us a Secure Message or call us at (800) 346-5312.
What is Mobile Banking Alerts?
Mobile Banking Alerts is a free feature that sends either an email or push notification regarding specific bank transactions and/or information that you previously requested to receive.
What operating system is required to activate Mobile Banking Alerts?
Mobile Alerts push notifications can be received on most iPhone® and Android™ phones, iPod touch® and iPad® devices and most Smartphones. For the best user experience, you should have the most recent operating system version installed on your mobile device. iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch users will need iOS 8.0 or later. Android users will need the 5.0 or later operating system.
How soon will I get an Alert?
In general, our alerts are sent close to real-time. This means we will do our best to notify you of the selected activity as close as possible to the time it actually occurred.
How do I enroll in Mobile Alerts?
By default, you are automatically enrolled into Mobile Alerts. Refer to “How do I set up a Mobile Alert?” for activating alerts.
How do I set up a Mobile Alert?
Sign in to the Mobile Banking app and select Manage Alerts from the menu. Select Add/Edit Alerts and then choose the account that the alert will be for. Select an alert from the provided list and update your desired notification preference.
How do I turn a Mobile Alert off?
Sign in to the Mobile Banking app and select Manage Alerts from the menu. Select Add/Edit Alerts and then choose the account and specific alert you wish to turn off. Toggle the notifications off and save your changes.
How do I receive a Mobile Alert?
You will receive Mobile Banking Alerts through email and/or push notification. Select Manage Email Address from the Manage Alerts menu to add or change email addresses for delivery. If you have set up the alert via Online Banking, you will receive an email.
How do I delete my Mobile Alert history?
Sign in to the Mobile Banking app and select View Alerts from the menu. Tap Edit and select the alert or alerts you wish to delete. Once you make your selection, tap the trash icon and confirm you wish to delete. Another method to delete an alert is to swipe an alert to the left and select the Delete flag.
What is a Push Notification?
A Push Notification allows an app to send information to your phone (via a badge, alert, or pop up message) even when the app isn’t in use. Our Push Notification system will send you a message, and when you select it, it will direct you back to our Mobile Banking App to sign in.
Do you send alerts via text message?
Not yet, but this is something that we are exploring and hope to provide in the future.
What accounts are eligible for alerts?
Alerts can be set up on personal and business checking, savings and money market accounts.
How do I change my email address or add another one?
In your mobile app, select Manage Email Address from the Manage Alerts menu to add or change email addresses for alert delivery. In Online Banking, select Manage Alert Destinations from the menu.
Can I reply to emailed alerts?
No, the emails are sent automatically and your reply will not be received. Please send any questions or concerns about an alert through Secure Message and we will be able to assist you.
Will Alerts help to prevent banking fees?
Mobile Banking Alerts can help prevent fees by allowing you to actively manage your bank accounts at your convenience, anytime, anywhere. We do our best to provide alerts in a timely manner with accurate information, but alerts may be delayed or prevented by a variety of factors beyond our control. We cannot guarantee the delivery of alerts nor the accuracy of the content. We are also not responsible for any actions taken (or not taken) by you or any third party as the result of an alert.