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Have you ever been out and about and wished you knew your current account balance? Or realized you forgot to pay a bill that’s due or make a crucial transfer? With HomeFed Mobile Banking, your important banking transactions are as close as the palm of your hand. Use your web-enabled smartphone to check account balances, transfer funds, pay bills, locate branches and more! It’s so convenient, you’ll wonder how you ever managed without it.

Mobile Deposit is coming soon!

With Mobile Deposit, you'll be able to use your smartphone and our mobile banking app to securely deposit checks when and where it is most convenient for you.

  • It's easy! Just login to the mobile banking app, select the account and enter the amount. Snap a picture of the front and back of your endorsed check and submit.*
  • 24/7: Make check deposits from anywhere at anytime, day or night.
  • Save a trip to the bank: skip the deposit slips and standing in line.

More details about this exciting new feature will be available soon.

HomeFed Mobile Banking is:

  • CONVENIENT. Access your HomeFed accounts anytime, anywhere.
  • FREE. There is no fee for Mobile Banking. If you make a Mobile Deposit, a $0.50 fee per check applies.*
  • SECURE. Backed by the same safety guarantees you enjoy with eBanking, enhanced by multiple layers of authentication. No personal or financial information is ever stored on your phone.

Bank on the Go

  • Check your account balances
  • Review recent account activity
  • Transfer money between accounts
  • Pay bills
  • Deposit checks (coming soon!)
  • Change and cancel pending payments
  • Find ATM and branch locations

 

*Mobile Banking is free; for Mobile Deposit, a $0.50 fee per check applies. Deposits are subject to verification and may not be available for immediate withdrawal. Restrictions apply. Your mobile provider may charge message, access or data usage fees. 

Use the Mobile Web or the Smartphone App

HomeFed Mobile Banking offers you two different ways to access your account information: our mobile-friendly eBanking website or a downloadable smartphone app (for Android® or iPhone®). Choose the option that works best for you!

   
FEATURES MOBILE WEB SMARTPHONE APP
How it works Launch Mobile Banking via a bookmarked link in your phone’s web browser Launch Mobile Banking using the app on your phone’s screen 
Who can use it Anyone with a web-enabled smartphone (a good option if you have a BlackBerry or can’t run apps on your phone) Anyone with an Android or iPhone smartphone that can download apps  
Free & easy to use* X X
Secure X X
Check balances  X X
View recent transactions X X
Transfer funds X X
Pay bills X X
Change or cancel pending payments X X
Find a branch or ATM X X
Display rotates X  
Deposit checks ($0.50/check)   X
(coming soon!)

 

*There is no fee for Mobile Banking; for Mobile Deposit, a $0.50 fee applies for each deposited check. Deposits are subject to verification and may not be available for immediate withdrawal. Restrictions apply. Your mobile provider may charge message, access or data usage fees.

Enrolling is easy

Mobile Banking menu in eBankingIt is quick and easy to sign up for HomeFed Mobile Banking. Just make sure you have your phone handy.

IMPORTANT: If you choose to use the downloadable smartphone app, you must enroll for Mobile Banking BEFORE you download and attempt to use the app. Follow steps below:

  • Login to Personal eBanking. (New to eBanking? Enroll now!)
  • Click Services in the left-hand navigation and then click HomeFed Mobile Banking.
  • Read and agree to the Terms and Conditions and follow the prompts.
  • You will receive a text message with links to the mobile-friendly website and/or the downloadable smartphone app, depending on which options you selected during sign up.


Downloadable Smartphone App

If you have an iPhone or Android-based device, you must first enroll for Mobile Banking by following the steps above. Then you can download the app from your phone's app store (search for HomeFed Mobile Banking).

Frequently Asked Questions

GENERAL

SECURITY

SIGNING UP

SUPPORTED DEVICES

DOWNLOADABLE APP

MOBILE WEB

SERVICES

CHANGE YOUR OPTIONS



GENERAL

What is HomeFed Mobile Banking?
Mobile Banking is a convenient banking service that allows clients enrolled in Personal eBanking to access eligible accounts from a web-enabled smartphone. HomeFed Mobile Banking provides you with two options for accessing your accounts: a Mobile Banking website and a downloadable app. With either service, you can check account balances, review recent account activity, transfer funds between eligible accounts, pay bills and more, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. The downloadable app works with Android and iPhone smartphones; the Mobile Banking website will work with most web-enabled smartphones and devices. Message and data rates may apply.

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Is there a charge to use HomeFed Mobile Banking?
There is no fee for HomeFed Mobile Banking. Please note that your mobile phone provider may charge message, access or data usage fees.

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Is HomeFed Mobile Banking a mobile-friendly website or an app or both?
It’s both! You can access Mobile Banking as a mobile-friendly website through your smartphone’s web browser or through a downloadable app on your Android or iPhone smartphone. Just select one or both options when you enroll through Personal eBanking. After you enroll, you’ll be provided with links to the Mobile Banking website and/or to download the app. For either option, you’ll use the same login credentials that you currently use for eBanking. 

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Which accounts can I access through HomeFed Mobile Banking?
You can access any account you already have access to through eBanking. When you activate your Mobile Banking service, you can choose which accounts you want to access through Mobile Banking. 

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Is HomeFed Mobile Banking available for businesses?
Unfortunately, at this time Mobile Banking is only available to clients who are enrolled in Personal eBanking. 

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Who do I call for help?
Please contact us if you need assistance. We're ready to help.

If you're having technical issues with your phone, have questions about mobile data access or data charges on your phone bill, contact the customer service department of your mobile service provider. 

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SECURITY

Is my personal information safe with HomeFed Mobile Banking?
Yes, your personal information is safe with us. To ensure the safety and privacy of your account information, we incorporate multiple security features in Mobile Banking such as:

  • All transactions are encrypted.
  • Your accounts are secured with your unique user ID and password.
  • You must authenticate every interaction with Mobile Banking.
  • We incorporate the latest security protocols to validate activity via Mobile Banking.
  • We send you a unique activation code to verify your phone number. This code associates your mobile phone with your account. This verification also lets you know your mobile phone number has been successfully registered in our system.
  • We never ask for or include your user ID or password in any message we send.
  • No personal or financial information is stored on your phone. 

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Are my login credentials the same for both eBanking and HomeFed Mobile Banking?
Yes, your user ID and password will be the same for both services.

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What happens if I lose my phone?
Don't worry, we can help. First, follow all of the steps recommended by your service provider for a lost or stolen phone. Though we don’t store any personal or financial information on your phone, you may want to cancel Mobile Banking on your lost device for additional peace of mind.

To do so, login to eBanking at MyHomeFed.com, click on “Services” in the left-hand navigation, choose “HomeFed Mobile Banking” and click “Manage Devices.” On the My Phones tab, select the option "Stop using this phone for Mobile Banking" for the device you lost. You can always turn it back on if you find your phone or when you get a new phone. As always, you'll want to monitor your accounts for suspicious activity. If you notice anything that concerns you, contact us for assistance right away. 

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SIGNING UP

How do I enroll in HomeFed Mobile Banking?

  1. Login to eBanking at MyHomeFed.com. 
  2. Click “Services” in the left-hand navigation and then choose “HomeFed Mobile Banking.” 
  3. Click the “Enroll” button.
  4. Read and agree to the Terms and Conditions and then follow the prompts. 
  5. Complete the necessary steps, including entering the Activation Code that will be sent via text message to your phone.

If you enrolled for the Mobile Browser service, you will receive a text message with a link that launches your phone’s web browser and opens the Mobile Banking website. You’ll be prompted to login, answer a security question, verify your security image and then enter your password. Please bookmark this page for future use.

If you have an Android or iPhone and enrolled in the Mobile App service, you will receive a link to download the app. Alternatively, search for the HomeFed Mobile Banking app in your phone’s app store. 

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What do I need in order to sign up for HomeFed Mobile Banking?
To use HomeFed Mobile Banking, you’ll need:

  • to be enrolled in Personal eBanking
  • at least one HomeFed checking, savings or loan account
  • a web-enabled smartphone (you may also need a data plan with your mobile service provider)

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Is eBanking required to enroll in Mobile Banking?
Yes. You must activate Mobile Banking through Personal eBanking before the service will work for you. In addition, you will use your Personal eBanking user ID and password to login to Mobile Banking. Enroll in eBanking today! 

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I didn’t receive the enrollment activation code via text message on my phone. What should I do?
All Mobile Banking communication via text message comes from a “short code.” Contact your mobile provider and check to make sure your phone is enabled to receive text messages from short codes. Once you have verified that you can receive text messages from short codes, login to eBanking from a desktop computer. Resume the enrollment process. 

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How do I access HomeFed Mobile Banking on my phone?
If you have an Android or iPhone and you enrolled in the Mobile App service, you will receive a link in a text message to download the application. Click the link and follow prompts to initiate the download. When the download is complete, launch the application and enter your login information to start using Mobile Banking. Alternatively, search for the HomeFed Mobile Banking app in your phone’s app store.

If you enrolled in the Mobile Browser service, there is nothing to download; however, you will receive a link in a text message to the Mobile Banking website where you can enter your login information and start using Mobile Banking. We recommend you bookmark this site for future use. 

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SUPPORTED DEVICES

What types of phones can use Mobile Banking?
Most web-enabled smartphones can use the Mobile Banking website. The downloadable app works with Android and iPhone smartphones. However, some carriers don’t support application downloads to certain types of phones. If you have any problems downloading the Mobile Banking app, check with your carrier to make sure it is supported on your phone. 

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I don’t have an Android or iPhone smartphone. Can I still use Mobile Banking?
Yes, you can still access Mobile Banking if your phone or device can access the Internet via a web browser. Just make sure you sign up for the mobile browser version of Mobile Banking. After you complete your registration, you’ll receive a link in a text message to the Mobile Banking website. 

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Can I use HomeFed Mobile Banking on my BlackBerry?
Yes, you can access Mobile Banking if your BlackBerry phone or device can access the Internet via a web browser. Just make sure you sign up for the mobile browser version of Mobile Banking. After you complete your registration, you’ll receive a link to the Mobile Banking website. 

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Can I use more than one mobile phone or device to access HomeFed Mobile Banking?
Yes. You can register several mobile phones for Mobile Banking. To add a new phone, login to eBanking at MyHomeFed.com, click on “Services” in the left-hand navigation, choose “HomeFed Mobile Banking” and click “Manage Devices.” On the My Phones tab, select "Add New Phone." 

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Can I access HomeFed Mobile Banking via text message only?
Unfortunately, text message banking  is not currently supported. 

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Can I use the app on my iPad?
Unfortunately, the app is not compatible for iPad. 

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DOWNLOADABLE APP

How do I download the HomeFed Mobile Banking app to my phone?
If you have an Android or iPhone, you have two options for how to download the app to your phone:

  1. If you enrolled in the Mobile App service when you registered for Mobile Banking, you will receive a link in a text message on your phone to download the application. Click the link and follow prompts to initiate the download. When the download is complete, launch the application and enter your login information to start using Mobile Banking.
  2. Alternatively, after you complete your Mobile Banking enrollment within eBanking, search for the HomeFed Mobile Banking app in your phone’s app store. Follow the instructions to initiate the download. When the download is complete, launch the application and enter your eBanking login information to start using Mobile Banking. 

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I can’t find the link to download the Mobile Banking app. What should I do?
If you can’t find the text message that was sent during registration with the download link for Mobile Banking, you can visit the iPhone or Android app store and search for “HomeFed Mobile Banking.”

Alternatively, you can request to have another text message sent to your phone. Login to eBanking at MyHomeFed.com, click on “Services” in the left-hand navigation, choose “HomeFed Mobile Banking” and click “Manage Devices.” On the My Phones tab, select the option "Download the application" for your phone or device.

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When I click the link to download the Mobile Banking app, nothing happens. What should I do?
If the link isn’t working, try downloading the app directly from your phone’s app store (search for HomeFed Mobile Banking). If you are still unable to download the app, contact your mobile service carrier to make sure your phone supports application downloads. Every mobile phone and mobile network is different, so you may not be able to download the Mobile Banking app to your phone. You may be able to use the Mobile Banking website as an alternative.

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Can I just download the app and start banking?
That depends. If you have an Android or iPhone and you’ve already registered for Mobile Banking from within eBanking at MyHomeFed.com, you can download the app from your phone’s app store and start using it immediately. If you haven’t enrolled in Mobile Banking yet, login to eBanking, click on "Services" in the left-hand navigation, click on "HomeFed Mobile Banking" and follow the prompts. Once you’ve signed up for Mobile Banking from within eBanking, you can start using the app right away.

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MOBILE WEB

How do I access the HomeFed Mobile Banking website from my phone?
First, enroll in Mobile Banking through eBanking at MyHomeFed.com. Be sure and select the mobile browser service when you register. After you’ve completed your enrollment, you will receive a link in a text message to the Mobile Banking website where you can enter your login information and start using Mobile Banking. Please bookmark this webpage for future use.

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I can’t find the link to the Mobile Banking website. What should I do?
After you complete your Mobile Banking enrollment, you should receive a text message with a link to the Mobile Banking website. If needed, you can request to have it sent to your phone again. Login to eBanking at MyHomeFed.com, click on “Services” in the left-hand navigation, choose “HomeFed Mobile Banking” and click “Manage Devices.” On the My Phones tab, find your phone number and select the option "Get a link to the Mobile Banking website."

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Why should I use the Mobile Banking website rather than the app?
The Mobile Banking website offers the same convenient access to your accounts that is available through the downloadable app. Instead of launching Mobile Banking from an app on your screen, you can access the Mobile Banking website from your phone’s web browser (we recommend you bookmark the page for easy access).

The downloadable app is only available for Android and iPhone smartphones, but the Mobile Banking website is accessible for anyone with a web-enabled smartphone, making it a great option for BlackBerry users and others with phones that don’t run Android or iPhone applications.

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SERVICES

What can I do with HomeFed Mobile Banking?
With HomeFed Mobile Banking you can:

  • Check your account balances
  • Review recent account activity
  • Transfer money between HomeFed accounts
  • Pay bills
  • Change and cancel pending payments
  • Find ATM and branch locations

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Can I view recent account activity on my smartphone using HomeFed Mobile Banking?
Yes. With HomeFed Mobile Banking, you can see recent transactions, check account balances and more, right from your smartphone.

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Can I pay bills through HomeFed Mobile Banking?
Yes, ePay is available through HomeFed Mobile Banking. You will be able to pay anyone you already have set up within eBanking and ePay.

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Can I create Payees through HomeFed Mobile Banking?
No, the creation of Payees must be completed within eBanking.

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Can I transfer funds through HomeFed Mobile Banking?
Yes, funds transfer is available through HomeFed Mobile Banking. You will be able to transfer funds between HomeFed accounts for which you are an owner or signer.

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Can I find branch information with HomeFed Mobile Banking?
Yes, with HomeFed Mobile Banking you can search for branches near your current location or near an address that you specify. In addition, you’ll be able to see branch address information, hours of operation and phone numbers. If your phone supports mapping, you can also get driving directions.

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CHANGE YOUR OPTIONS

What settings can I change once I am enrolled in HomeFed Mobile Banking?
By logging in to your Personal eBanking account, you may do any of the following by clicking on “Services” in the left-hand navigation, choosing “HomeFed Mobile Banking” and clicking the “Manage Devices” button:

  • Add other mobile phone/device number to use with Mobile Banking.
  • Deactivate a mobile phone/device from Mobile Banking. 
  • Change your mobile phone/device number that is activated. 
  • Add or remove accounts that are visible within Mobile Banking.

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What if my phone number changes?
If your mobile phone number changes, login to eBanking at MyHomeFed.com, click on “Services” in the left-hand navigation, choose “HomeFed Mobile Banking” and click “Manage Devices.” On the My Phones tab, find the old phone number and select the option "Change my phone number."

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How do I stop using Mobile Banking on my phone?
To stop using Mobile Banking on your phone, login to eBanking at MyHomeFed.com, click on “Services” in the left-hand navigation, choose “HomeFed Mobile Banking” and click “Manage Devices.” On the My Phones tab, find the phone number and select the option "Stop using this phone for Mobile Banking." Next, if you have the app on your phone, uninstall it. If you use the Mobile Banking website, delete the bookmark to that page.

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