A mobile app can be described as a computer program designed to run on mobile devices such as smartphones and tablet computers.The market for mobile apps is already big and its expected to grow even bigger. It is estimated that currently, the average mobile app user spends more than 30 hours a month on more than two dozen apps.The popularity of these apps is due to the fact many people find them cheap, fun and useful to use. One of South Africa’s big four banking institutions First National Bank (FNB) has decided to meet this growing demand by introducing the FNB banking app.

The FNB banking app allows you to view detailed balances and transaction history, transfer funds between accounts, send payments (including once-off payments), add, edit or delete recipients, make GEO payments, do cardless cash withdrawals and send money with e-Wallet.

This app also allows you to send and receive global payments, cancel, order and activate FNB cards, receive in-Contact notifications, manage your e-Bucks account and find partner stores, view forex rates, get personalised offers for upgrades and limit increases and open new accounts in under 10 minutes.You can also buy prepaid airtime, data and SMS bundles, buy prepaid electricity, buy iTunes codes as well as buy and sell shares and Krugerrands.

By using the app, you can also make calls to FNB call centres, contact your premier or private banker, locate ATMs and branches close to you as well as make calls and send messages.

FNB can be contacted on 0841964483.