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How to register for Westpac Protect™ SMS Code

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You can register for Westpac Protect™ SMS Code using Online Banking if you have already provided us with your mobile phone number.

Step 1

Sign in to Online Banking.
 

 


 

Step 2

Select 'Preferences' in the Services & preferences drop down menu.
 

 


 

Step 3

Expand the 'Security' section.
 

 


 

Step 4

Select 'Activate' in the SMS Code section.
 

 


 

Step 5

Confirm the number to use for SMS Code authorisation.  Select 'Confirm' to continue.
 

 


 
Step 6

You will be sent an SMS with a 6 digit SMS Code. When prompted, enter the 6 digit code and select 'Authorise'.
 

 


 

Step 7

You will be presented with an Activation successful confirmation message. Select 'OK'.
 

 


 

Step 8

The SMS Code section of the Security section will appear as Active.