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Top up you prepaid phone anytime, anywhere with ‘UTIL SMS Recharge’.

Top up you prepaid phone anytime, anywhere with ‘UTIL SMS Recharge’.

Digicel or UTS, at your desk, on the beach or at a party; no need to go out for a prepaid card, to the ATM or to online banking. Send a free SMS message to 1111 and your phone is recharged instantly. Top up your own phone, someone else’s phone, even a prepaid landline.

Register yourself at any MCB Bankomatiko (ATM) or call us at 466 1111 so we can set you up.

REGISTER FOR ‘UTIL SMS RECHARGE’ AT THE BANKOMATIKO:
  • Choose Phone Recharge from the main options screen
  • Choose SMS Registration
  • Choose your telephone service provider
  • Enter your cellular telephone number
  • Choose if you would like to recharge other phones
  • You will receive a registration receipt from the Bankomatiko
  • You will receive an SMS message confirming your registration
  • In this message, you will also receive your SMS PassCode. This PassCode is needed to send recharge requests. Keep this code in a safe place.
  • You will also receive basic recharge instructions.
RECHARGE PRE-PAID PHONES:

YOUR OWN phone

To recharge your own phone, send an SMS from the registered phone with the recharge command to the UTIL SMS number 1111. 

Send the following SMS recharge command to 1111: RC<space>PassCode<space>Amount 

Example: To recharge ANG. 10.00 with PassCode 1234 simply send the following message to 1111: RC 1234 10 

Your phone is credited immediately. You will receive a message from your provider confirming the amount that has been added. 

The minimum amount for SMS recharge is ANG. 10.00. Your MCB account will be debited for the requested recharge amount. 

Important note: Although the UTIL SMS service is free of charge your phone must have at least ANG. 0,01 on it, for the SMS to be sent.

OTHER phones

To recharge another phone (cellular or landline), send an SMS from the registered phone with the recharge command to the UTIL SMS number 1111. 

Send the following SMS recharge command to 1111: RC<space>PassCode<space>Amount
<space>OtherPhoneNumber 

Example: To recharge phone number 1234567 ANG. 10.00 with PassCode 1234 simply send the following message to 1111: RC 1234 10 1234567 

The phone number you entered, will be credited immediately. You will receive a message confirming the amount that has been added to the other phone. If the other phone is a cellular phone, it will receive a message from its provider confirming that the amount that has been added. 

The minimum amount for SMS recharge is ANG. 10.00. Your MCB account will be debited for the requested recharge amount.  

Important note: Although the UTIL SMS service is free of charge your phone must have at least ANG. 0,01 on it, for the SMS to be sent.

OTHER SMS COMMANDS:

  • Change your PassCode
    Change your PassCode
  • View your Transaction History
    View your Transaction History
  • Get help
    Get help

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Change your PassCode

Send the following SMS command to 1111: CP<space>Old PassCode<space>New PassCode

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View your Transaction History

Send the following SMS command to 1111: H<space>PassCode

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Get help

To get an overview of possible SMS commands, send Help to 1111

LOST YOUR PHONE?

In case of a lost or stolen phone, please cancel UTIL SMS at any MCB Bankomatiko, or contact the Automated Services Department at 466 1836 to report your loss (466 0555 after business hours).

The UTIL service will be disabled until you re-register your phone at any MCB Bankomatiko.

 

SAFETY PRECAUTIONS

Here are some safety tips to avoid misuse of the ‘UTIL SMS Recharge’ service:

  • Keep your PassCode is in a safe place and do not give it to anyone.
  • Delete the message containing the PassCode.
  • Delete your Sent Messages with the request to recharge your phone.