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What's Quick Balance?

View the balances of your most used accounts without signing in and transfer funds between eligible accounts in just a few moves.

How Quick Balance works in the Westpac App:
  • Quick Balance - tap Quick Balance to see the available balance of up to 3 accounts
  • Quick Transfer - tap and hold to transfer between accounts
  • All Transactions - tap the balance and sign in to see transactions 
 

 

Tip: You can view up to 3 eligible accounts in Quick Balance, plus your Altitude Rewards points.

However, some account types can’t be viewed, including Variable investment loans, Fixed rate personal loans, Investment property loans, Term Deposits, Foreign currency accounts and Superannuation and online investing accounts.

How to activate Quick Balance

In the Westpac App

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

  1. Tap Profile > Settings > Quick view
  2. Toggle on Quick view
  3. Select up to 3 Accounts
  4. Toggle on settings for Quick Transfer and Reward Points (optional)
  5. Tap Done

Customise your home screen

Everyone banks differently. With the Westpac App you can show, hide, and reorder information, including expenses, payments and savings, for better control and visibility of your money.

Find out how

Other handy account set ups

Add your Tax File Number

Not compulsory, but you might like to add it to avoid Withholding Tax on any interest earned, being deducted at the highest marginal rate from your bank account.

 

Find out how

Update your account details

If you’ve moved house or got a new mobile number or email address, it’s vital that you update your details. You can do it easily in the Westpac App or Online Banking.

 

Update now

Manage your notifications

Push Notifications are sent to your mobile when money goes in and out of your account, a credit card repayment is due, or with daily limit or contact detail changes.

 

Set up Push

Nickname your accounts

Enjoy a more personalised banking experience by nicknaming your accounts. Joint account holders can choose their own nickname for the same account.

 

Learn more

Things you should know

Read the Westpac Online Banking Terms and Conditions (PDF 412KB) at westpac.com.au before making a decision and consider whether the product is right for you.

The taxation position described is a general statement and should only be used as a guide.  It does not constitute tax advice and is based on current tax laws and their interpretation.

The Westpac App is only available for use by Westpac Australia customers.

Internet connection is needed to access the Westpac App. Normal mobile data charges apply.

To use the enhanced version of Quick Balance you'll need an iPhone with iOS 15.0 or above, or an Android™ smartphone with Android 10 or above. View supported devices.

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