How to Block UBA ATM Debit Card with USSD Code & from Another Phone
Maybe it is stolen or missing, this post explains how you can block the UBA ATM debit card with USSD Code or from another phone number in Nigeria.
To block your UBA ATM debit card, use *919*10#. If the UBA ATM card is stolen or missing, dial the USSD code on your phone and follow the on-screen prompts to block it instantly. Likewise, you can deactivate the UBA card from another phone.
Therefore, find out in this post how to use these options and other helpful topics.
How to Block UBA ATM Debit Card with USSD Code
A quick way to block a UBA Debit card is by dialling the USSD code on the phone number linked to the UBA account without going to the bank.
Here is how to block UBA ATM debit card with USSD code:
- Dial 919*10#
- Follow the on-screen prompts.
- Enter your USSD PIN and block your UBA ATM card
This USSD code only works on the phone number linked to your UBA account. Also, you must activate the UBA USSD code on your phone to block the ATM card using the USSD code. If the information is correct such as your PIN, UBA will block your ATM card immediately.
How to Block UBA ATM Card with Another Phone
Sometimes the reason why you want to block your ATM card is that you lost personal belongings such as your phone. Therefore, a quick response would be deactivating your ATM debit card from someone else’s phone.
To block your UBA ATM from another phone, dial *919*9#. This USSD code would not only deactivate your ATM card but also stop all debit transactions on your account. No one will be able to withdraw money from your account until you unblock it.
You can also block your UBA ATM debit card from another phone by calling the customer care number. Dial this UBA contact number +234 700 225 5822 to speak to a customer service operator who will help you to block your card.
How to Block UBA ATM Card by SMS
To block the UBA ATM debit card via SMS, dial the 919*10#. No need to type any message and send it to a specific phone number. Simply dial the USSD code, select option 6 to block your card and enter your PIN.
Immediately, UBA will notify you with an SMS that your ATM debit card is deactivated.
Other Ways to Deactivate UBA ATM Card
Without using the USSD code, you can block the UBA ATM card online. For instance, use the UBA mobile app or Internet Banking to deactivate your ATM debit card successfully. If you have registered for these services, then this is an easy method to prevent unwanted transactions on your account
Likewise, block your UBA ATM card online with Leo. Leo, the UBA chatbot, is available on Facebook and WhatsApp to help you block your debit card.
To understand better, read on How to Block UBA ATM Card Online
Lastly, visit any UBA branch to block your ATM card. Go to the customer service unit of the branch and you will get a form to deactivate your debit card. In addition, you can request and get a new UBA ATM card on the spot.
How to Block UBA Account
Apart from blocking your UBA debit card, you could also block your bank account temporarily if you suspect your account is not safe. Such as if you lost your debit card, phone and other sensitive information. Hence, blocking your UBA account will prevent someone from withdrawing money from it through any means until you resolve the issue.
To block your UBA account, dial *919*9#. Enter this USSD code, follow the on-screen prompts and enter your PIN. Following the process will deactivate UBA USSD mobile banking on your phone (Mtn, Glo, Airtel or 9 Mobile).
The UBA *919*9# is a quick way to block your account if it is compromised or hacked. It will stop all debits from the account. For instance, it will prevent someone from withdrawing money from your account.
This is useful if, for instance, your ATM card is stolen, your account is compromised or does not need this service anymore.
Can I temporarily Block my UBA ATM card?
You can temporarily block your UBA ATM debit card and unblock it later if, for instance, you find or recover it.
An easy way to temporarily block your UBA ATM card is by using the UBA mobile app. With the UBA mobile app, you can easily block and unblock your debit card online.
Also, you can visit the UBA branch to unblock your ATM debit card.
In summary, if you have lost or misplaced your UBA ATM card, it is important to block it as soon as possible either through the USSD code or from another phone.
I hope you find this information helpful.
Therefore, try it and let me know your experience by leaving a message in the comment section below.