Mobile Banking

Mobile Text Banking

Text Banking & Alerts Overview

Text banking* allows you to request and receive account information by sending a text to TXTFM (89836). Alerts can help you stay informed about important account activity.  

With text alerts you can choose to receive:

With text banking you will be able to:

  • Request balance information
  • Request transaction history on eligible accounts
  • Locate a FirstMerit ATM or Branch while you're on the go

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Just want mobile banking? Call: 888-554-4362 or visit a FirstMerit branch to set up text banking & alerts 

How text banking works

Text TXTFM (89836) with one of these commands.* 

Text Us:To Find:
BALBalances for all enrolled accounts
HIST+nicknameRecent transactions for a specific account
ATM+zip codeATMs within that area
BRANCH+zip codeBranch's within that area
HELPA list of text commands

Helpful text banking information

Let's Talk

Let's Talk

  • Call: 888-554-4362
  • Find a Branch


View our Mobile Banking Terms & Conditions.

* FirstMerit does not charge to send or receive text messages as a part of FirstMerit Mobile Banking. Your phone carrier's standard text messaging charges may apply. Once your mobile phone has been activated, you may text STOP to 89836 to cancel or text HELP to 89836 for help.

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