How to block and Unblocked Gtbank account

Last Updated on November 1, 2023 by admin

As one of Nigeria’s leading banking institutions, Guarantee Trust Bank (GTBank) provides its customers with various tools to manage their accounts. However, there may be situations where you need to block your GTBank account temporarily to prevent unauthorized access. Fear not!

Guaranty Trust Bank Limited is continuously developing and implementing security enhancements to ensure the integrity of their Online Banking platform.There  goal is to protect your online safety, the confidentiality of our customer account and personal data.

GTBank PLC, has sent a notice to its customers, informing them how to prevent unauthorized access into their bank account when they suspect it has been compromised by fraudsters.

Once you lock or block your GTB account, all transfer or debit transactions will be restricted on the account. So no one will be able to send money from that account.

According to the bank, what an account holder needs to do is to “dial *737*51*74# using any mobile number in Nigeria to lock your account free of charge.”

GTBank urged customers to note that they would be “required to provide the phone number registered to your account and your 737 PIN.

In this article, we will guide you through the clever techniques of blocking your GTBank account via online banking, mobile app, and USSD code.

 

How to Block  GTB Account

1  How to Block GTB Account Online

GTBank’s online banking platform offers a host of features that are accessible from the comfort of your own home. Here’s how to block your account using this user-friendly platform:

1. Log in to your GTBank online banking portal using your username and password.
2.- Navigate to the Account Services or Manage Account section.
3.- Look for an option to block or deactivate your account.
4.- Follow the instructions provided and provide any necessary details or documents.
5.- Confirm the account blockage and note any reference numbers or confirmation messages

2.

How to Block GTB Account with Mobile App Magic:

If you’re constantly on the move, GTBank’s mobile app is here to save the day. It offers services similar to those of online banking but with the added convenience of instant access via your smartphone. To block your account through the mobile app, follow these steps:

1.Open the GTBank mobile app on your smartphone.
2- Log in using your mobile banking credentials.
3- Go to the Account Services or Manage Account section.
4- Look for an option to block or deactivate your account.
5- Follow the instructions provided and provide any necessary details or documents.
6- Confirm the account blockage and note any reference numbers or confirmation messages.

 

3.How to Block GTB Account with USSD Code Solution:

For those without internet access or a smartphone, GTBank also provides the option to block accounts via USSD code. Follow the steps below:

  • Dialling *737*51*74#
  • After which You will be required to provide the phone number registered to your GTB account and your 737 PIN.
  • After providing the details your GTB account will be blocked.
  • Your GTB account will be restricted from transfers and all debit transactions.

Read: How To transfer money from Gtbank and buy Airtime

How to reactivate your GTBank account.

 

1. How to reactivate your GTBank account with ussd

 

To unblocked your gtbank bank account kindly follow the steps given below:
Step 1 – Dial *737*11# on your mobile number registered with the Bank.
Step 2 – Input your Bank verification number (BVN)
Step 3 – Press 1 to continue
Step 4 – Complete your account reactivation by initiating a transaction e.g buying at least N100 airtime.

2. How to reactivate your GTBank account with Phone call

To unblocked or reactivate your gtbank account kindly contact GTCONNECT via Contact Centre on
0700 GTCONNECT
(0700 482666328),
234-1-4480000,
08029002900 or
08039003900
and you will be assisted.  or visit any GTBank branch near you.

3.How to reactivate your GTBank account with Self Service Portal

1.You can also unlocked or reactivate your gtbank account with self service portal . All you need is to visit their portal at :ao.gtbank.com/SelfServiceApp_final/start.aspx
2. Then select Account Reactivation
3. Enter your GTBank account number (NUBAN)
4. Generate your one time token
5. Enter your Enter one-time password (OTP)
6.Generate your Captcha Image  and submit.

Conclusion:

GTBank’s online banking, mobile app, and USSD code options offer customers great convenience when it comes to managing their accounts. However, in certain circumstances, temporarily blocking your GTBank account might be necessary to ensure its safety.

By following the steps outlined above, you can easily safeguard your finances and gain peace of mind knowing that your account is protected. Remember to consult GTBank’s customer service or visiting a nearby branch in case you encounter any difficulties during the blocking process. Stay secure, stay in control!

Meet Ogbeide Frank, popularly known as perere, a blogger who loves writing about finance and Tech. He studied Business administration at the Ambrose Alli University Ekpoma and Mobile Communication at Orange College Malaysia .Frank have worked as a banker and consultant in variety of Nigeria agencies

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