SBI: How to Activate New SBI ATM or Debit Card for Online Transactions

State Bank of India is India’s largest bank in terms of revenue and network. This particular Government of India enterprise provides banking solutions to individuals and businesses. Apart from that, the bank is also in the credit card and mutual funds segments. However, the bank’s primary customer base is built upon the account holders who also have access to debit cards offered by the bank. With a debit card, customers can withdraw money from an ATM, pay at retail shops and outlets and even shop online.

It has been a while since the State Bank of India started offering its customers access to the Green PIN system, which lets them securely generate a new PIN for their debit card. So, today we will guide you towards activating a new debit card from SBI using various methods, including internet banking, toll-free number, SMS, and a State Bank of India ATM.

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How to Activate SBI Debit Card Through Internet Banking (OnlineSBI)

Internet Banking makes it very easy to activate SBI Debit Card
Internet Banking makes it very easy to activate SBI Debit Card

To activate an SBI debit card using this process, customers must be registered for internet banking services. If you’re already registered, follow these steps.

  • Visit SBI Internet Banking and log in using your internet banking user ID and password.
  • Select e-services and navigate to ATM card services, where you will find the option for ATM PIN generation. Click on it.
  • You will be asked to log in using your profile password or OTP for authentication.
  • Select the account number to which the debit card is linked.
  • Select the debit card for which you want to create a new PIN. You can also change the existing PIN.
  • Enter the first two digits of the PIN as per your choice. Once you do that, the last two digits of the PIN will be sent to the registered mobile number.
  • Now verify the PIN by entering all four digits. Confirm the change.
  • You have now set a new PIN for your debit card, and now the card is ready for use.

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How to Activate SBI Debit Card Through Toll-Free Number

SBI customers can generate a new PIN for their new debit card or change the PIN of their existing card by calling the toll-free number. However, they can create PINs only if their mobile number is linked to the bank account. If you have linked your phone number to your SBI account, follow these steps to generate a new PIN and activate your SBI debit card.

  • Call any of these two toll-free numbers from your registered mobile number- 1800 425 3800, 1800 1122 11.
  • Press 1 for PIN generation.
  • Enter the last five digits of your debit card and the last five digits of the account number as instructed.
  • You will receive a one Time PIN (OTP) on your registered mobile number.
  • This OTP will be valid for two days.
  • Visit any State Bank ATM and select the option PIN Change.
  • Enter the current OTP.
  • Enter a new PIN and confirm.

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How to Activate SBI Debit Card Through SMS

Just like the last process, for this one also, the customer needs to have their mobile number linked to his bank account.

  • SMS PIN<space>CCCC<space>AAAA to 567676 from your registered mobile number. Here, CCCC= the last four digits of the Debit Card and AAAA= the last four digits of the account number.
  • If the last found digits of the debit card and the last four digits of the account number match against the records, you will receive a text message from SBI containing an OTP.
  • This OTP will be valid for two days.
  • Visit any State Bank ATM and select the option PIN Change.
  • Enter the current OTP and then set a new PIN.

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How to Activate SBI Debit Card Through YONO App

Customers can also activate their SBI ATM or debit card using the SBI YONO application on their Android or iOS device. Here’s how you can do it:

  1. Open the SBI YONO application on your Android or iOS device
  2. Click on the hamburger menu at the top-left corner and then click on Service Request.
  3. Tap on the ATM/Debit card services and then enter the profile password that you have set up using internet banking.
  4. Click on ATM/Debit card activation
  5. Now, enter the 16-digit ATM card number and tap on Next.
  6. Lastly, just enter the OTP and create the new ATM PIN for your debit card.

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How to Activate SBI Debit Card Through ATM Machine

Those who don’t want to use internet banking or SMS or toll-free numbers can generate a new PIN for their SBI debit cards instantly at any State Bank of India ATM. Here are the steps that you must follow to generate a new PIN and activate your debit card at a State Bank of India ATM.

  • Insert your debit card at any State Bank of India ATM
  • Select ‘PIN Generation’
  • Enter your 11-digit account number and confirm
  • Now enter your 10-digit mobile number that is registered with the bank and confirm
  • You will receive an OTP
  • Now you can again insert the card and select the ‘PIN Change’ option
  • Enter the OTP to authenticate and set a new PIN as per your choice

These were some of the processes using which State Bank of India customers can generate a new PIN and activate their debit cards. Cardholders who already own a debit card, but forgot the PIN can also use these methods to generate a new PIN.

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