Westpac’s latest function released in their mobile banking app is Quick Transfer, which allows customers to make transfers between accounts via drag and drop.
We are pleased to congratulate Westpac on this innovative app feature, which has won a 2017 Canstar Innovation Excellence Award.
What is Westpac Quick Transfer?
Westpac Quick Transfer is a new function in their mobile banking app that lets customers view their accounts and make transfers via drag and drop, without the need to log into the mobile app.
Quick Transfer allows the user to transfer funds between accounts without the need to log onto mobile banking, and view the past 5 transactions. It’s as simple and intuitive as dragging and dropping money between accounts using a swipe of the finger.
Westpac says using this functionality does not compromise security because the same robust security used previously has been incorporated into their mobile banking app. Customers have the choice to authenticate their transfer with their fingerprint, or a secure, 4-digit pin number.
Quick Transfer was launched in December 2016 following the success of Westpac’s Quick Balance feature, which was launched in 2015. Quick Balance allows accounts to be viewed without the need to log into the mobile app, and Westpac has found that customers responded positively to this level of convenience.
Westpac’s Quick Transfer function has several main benefits:
- Streamlines the process of transferring funds and viewing account balances, by eliminating the need to log in.
- A quicker and easier way of transferring funds between accounts and viewing account balances.
- Because it is part of the Westpac mobile banking app, any customer of Westpac can use the feature.
This mobile banking function is new to Australia. Although other mobile banking apps have the ability to view account balances without logging into the app, this Westpac’s Quick Transfer function was the first to allow transfers; without logging in.Unlike other mobile banking apps, Quick Transfer does not require a log in therefore, it offers a quicker and easier way of transferring funds between accounts.
Every year, Canstar looks for the products being launched in the area of financial services to make our lives easier and more convenient. The products that Canstar judges to be the most innovative in their field are awarded a Canstar Innovation Excellence Award.
For more innovative and award-winning products, visit the Canstar Innovation Excellence Awards for 2017:
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