Do you wish to learn how to change your ATM card PIN on the Standard Bank app? Standard Bank has millions of clients across South Africa. If you are among them, one of the things that you will need to do is to ensure that your bank card PIN remains safe and secure. Never give it to anybody else. A lot of South Africans have been falling prey to criminals, and you don’t want to become one of them. If you suspect that your PIN has been compromised, you will need to change it promptly. We are going to show you how to do it using the Standard Bank PIN.
Change ATM PIN on Standard Bank
It’s currently not possible to change your ATM card PIN on the Standard Bank app. You can only do it at a Standard Bank branch or at an ATM. However, you can view your current PIN on the app. The following is how to change your card PIN at an ATM;
- Visit your nearest Standard Bank ATM.
- Insert your card into the ATM.
- You will be prompted to enter your current PIN.
- Choose the option to change your PIN.
- Follow the instructions that appear on the ATM’s screen.
What if I have forgotten my Standard Bank ATM card PIN?
That’s how to change your Standard Bank ATM card PIN. Unfortunately, you cannot change the PIN via the app. What you can only do via the app is to retrieve your current PIN. In order to do that, you need to take the following steps;
- Sign into the Standard Bank app on your phone.
- Click on Manage.
- Next, go to Cards.
- You will see a list of all your cards.
- Choose Card settings on the card whos PIN you wish to change.
- In Card settings, click on View PIN.
Why change your Standard Bank ATM PIN?
This article was dedicated to showing you how to change your Standard Bank ATM PIN using the bank’s app. It was noted that it’s not possible to change the PIN via the app. The PIN can only be changed using an ATM and in a bank. However, you can view your current PIN on the app. But why would you want to change your PIN?
It’s an issue to which we have already alluded. There is a lot of fraud going on in South Africa, and you need to protect yourself as much as is possible. One way of doing this is by ensuring that your card remains secure. You should never hand over the PIN to someone else, not even a Standard Bank employee.
If you suspect that your card has now been compromised, it’s important to take steps to block it. We have previously written an article on how to report a Standard Bank card. You need to do this if you suspect that your card has somehow been compromised.