What is Mobile PINsentry?
The same level of protection as the PINsentry card reader, but with the convenience of your Barclays Mobile Banking app.
Instead of using your PIN to verify your identity, Mobile PINsentry uses your unique Mobile Banking passcode.
There’s no need to register separately for Mobile PINsentry – it’s automatically included in your Barclays Mobile Banking app.
Using PINsentry in Online Banking
If you log in to Online Banking using PINsentry, you’ll be able to do much more with your money online.
Logging in with your passcode & memorable word
- View balances and transactions
- Make payments to people you’ve paid before
- Transfer money between your Barclays accounts
- Report your card lost or stolen
Logging in with PINsentry
Using PINsentry gives you the same features as passcode & memorable word login, plus these extra functions:
- Make payments to someone new
- Make international payments
- Change your details
- Set up and manage regular payments
How to download and log in to Online Banking with PINsentry
Download the Barclays Mobile Banking app. Once registered, Mobile PINsentry can take up to 10 days to appear in your app.
Log in to Mobile Banking using your unique Mobile Banking passcode.
Tap on your account management menu in the top left-hand corner of your app. You’ll then see the option for Mobile PINsentry.
To log in to Online Banking using Mobile PINsentry, tap ‘IDENTIFY’ on your Mobile PINsentry. This will generate a unique 8-digit code.
Go to your Online Banking login page and select the ‘Log in with mobile PINsentry’ option. This will prompt you to enter the unique 8-digit code generated by your Mobile PINsentry.
You’re now protected and can start using our full range of services in Online Banking.
How to use PINsentry
This is used to identify you when making changes to your account details. For example, you’ll be asked to use ‘IDENTIFY’ for:
- Setting up Text Alerts
- Changing your address
- Making payments to new people or businesses
- Managing regular payments
- Changing your login preferences/personal details
This is used to sign for payments – like a virtual signature. You’ll be asked to use the ‘SIGN’ button when making a new payment in Online Banking.
This is used to verify your identity when setting up a new Barclays service. You’ll be asked to use ‘RESPOND’ to:
- Register for Mobile Banking
- Register for Pingit