SBI or State Bank of India offers a host of facilities via its internet banking portal – onlinesbi.com. Some of these facilities enable SBI customers to access information on account balance, request a fund transfer or a demand draft, open a digital savings bank account and apply for a new cheque book. SBI customers with subscription to the bank’s internet banking facility can carry out these banking tasks, among others, from their desktop or mobile devices, without having to physically visiting a bank branch, according to SBI’s internet banking website. Besides, among other facilities, the country’s largest lender also allows its internet banking subscribers to set up a recurring deposit or PPF (Public Provident Fund) account. (Also read: How To Register For India Post Internet Banking Facility)
Here’s how an SBI internet banking subscriber can access some of these facilities through the bank’s OnlineSBI portal (onlineSBI.com):
In order to be able to make use of these facilities on OnlineSBI, users are required to have an account with the bank and also an active subscription to its internet banking service. For registration, users can download the registration forms from the OnlineSBI website, complete the form and submit it at SBI branch. Registration formalities complete after details are verified and authenticated by the branch, said SBI on its website – onlinesbi.com.
Upon registration, the SBI bank branch provides the subscriber with a “Pre Printed Kit (PPF)”, which contains details such as a username and a password. These details are required for logging into the portal for the first time after registration. Users can then log in to onlinesbi.com using this username and password. At the first login, he/she will need to go through a simple initialization process, according to SBI.
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How to change SBI internet banking username and password
After receiving the internet banking username and password, for accessing SBI’s internet banking (OnlineSBI) facilities, the user is required to mandatorily change the user name and password during the first session, according to the SBI website. While the password can be changed later, but not the username, according to SBI.
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How to reset SBI internet banking username and password
In case user forgets his/her login username or password, he/she can reset it.
Here are the steps to resetting the SBI internet banking username:
Step 1: Go to the login screen of SBI’s online banking page-onlinesbi.com and click on “forget username” tab
Step 2: User will be redirected to another page. To generate the username, the user is required to enter the “CIF number”. One can find the CIF number in the bank’s passbook or in the account statement.
Step 3: In the second field, enter the country of residence.
Step 4: In the third field, enter the registered mobile number and type in the captcha shown on the screen and press “confirm”. Username will be displayed on the screen and will also be sent to the registered mobile number
Here are the steps to reset SBI internet banking password:
Step 1: Click on “Forget Login Password” on the login screen
Step 2: User will be redirected to another screen where he/she is required to enter the details like username, account number, country, mobile number, date of birth followed by the captcha shown on the screen
Step 3: Now click on ‘Submit’
Sep 4: User will receive an OTP on the registered mobile number. Enter that and press submit