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What are Push Notifications?

Push notifications are notifications that are sent to your mobile device when money goes in and out of your accounts, a credit card repayment is due or you’ve changed your daily limit or contact details. This is a free service that can be set up through the Westpac App or in Online Banking.

How to set up Push Notifications

In the Westpac App

Before trying these instructions make sure you update to the latest version of the app.  

  1. Search Notifications and marketing in the Smart Search bar
  2. Select the notifications you want to receive

In Online Banking

  1. Go to Services > Preferences
  2. Select Notifications and marketing
  3. Choose which notifications you would like to receive

Why should I activate Notifications?

  • Stay on track with your deposits and withdrawals

    Get a Push notification from your ATM transactions for a deposit or withdrawal.

  • Know when and where your money is going

    Get notified about deposits and withdrawals on your transaction, savings or credit card accounts. For example, when you get paid, or a regular withdrawal comes out like a gym membership or insurance premium.

  • Detect fraudulent activity instantly

    By receiving push notifications you can increase your awareness of your account activity, making it easier to spot suspected fraudulent transactions. You can learn more about how Westpac Protects you by visiting our Security hub

Customise your Notifications

Choose your notifications

To customise your notifications in the Westpac App, search Notifications and marketing in the Smart Search bar.

Transaction notifications

Turn notifications on or off to see credits or debits from your accounts.

Security and payment reminders

Turn Push notifications on or off for credit card payment reminders as well as for changes to your personal details or daily payment limit.

Frequently asked questions

A Push notification is a notification sent to your registered device(s) for:

  • Deposits such as a salary payment or payments from friends or family and payments to your credit card (OSKO & PayID payments coming soon)
  • Direct debits and card purchases, for example memberships and subscriptions and, credit and debit card purchases
  • ATM transactions
  • Credit card repayment reminders
  • Change of Daily Payment Limit
  • Change of contact details

Setting up Push notifications may assist in early detection of fraudulent activity, help you stay informed and manage your finances.

Push Notifications FAQs

To find your answers faster search the FAQs for Push Notifications.

 

Supported Devices

For the best Westpac App experience, check your browser and operating system are up-to-date.
 

Online Banking Features

These easy to use Online and Mobile Banking features will give you a better view of your finances.
 

Things you should know

Read the Westpac Online Banking Terms and Conditions before making a decision and consider whether the product is right for you.