FirstMerit launches downloadable mobile banking apps


FirstMerit Corporation announced the launch of its
downloadable mobile banking apps and Short Message Service (SMS) text banking


Customers with consumer accounts now can use their mobile
devices to monitor and manage their money anytime and anywhere they want. The
free downloadable mobile application is available for iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch,
Android and BlackBerry.


“More consumers every day are accessing their
financial accounts via their mobile device and FirstMerit is excited to offer
its customers secure, easy-to-use ways to manage their money wherever they
are,” said Julie Tutkovics, senior vice president and chief marketing
officer, FirstMerit.


With the FirstMerit mobile app and SMS texting, customers can
view account balances and history and find FirstMerit branches and ATMs. The
mobile app also allows users to transfer funds between FirstMerit accounts.
Beginning in September, users will be able to take advantage of Bill Payment


This fall, FirstMerit plans to launch a second phase of
mobile banking that will include account information alerts and a condensed
version of its online banking web site optimized for mobile phones.


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