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It’s time – now you can check your balance on your smartwatch

It’s time – now you can check your balance on your smartwatch

Be among the first to experience the convenience of mobile banking at a glance of the wrist 1

Use the on-screen meter to quickly check your balance and keep track of your money, safe in the knowledge that you’re covered by our award-winning security.

Banking on your smartwatch

Now you can check your balance securely and in real time on your smart watch. You can access the Barclays Mobile Banking app with just a few taps on your watch, so keeping track of your money is simpler than ever. And, you can do it all safe in the knowledge that you’re covered by our award-winning security. 

You’ll need one of the following smart watches:

  • Apple Watch
  • An Android Wear model

Keep a close eye on your balance with the on-screen meter

The meter points to the left when your balance is low, and to the right when it’s high. You decide what counts as high and low, so it’s completely personal.

Getting the app on your smartwatch

First, make sure you have the latest version of the Barclays Mobile Banking app *. Get it here

Apple: Select Barclays Mobile Banking from within the Apple Watch app on your iPhone, then choose to ‘show app on watch’.

Android: Your smartwatch will detect the Mobile Banking app on your phone – if you have the latest version downloaded. The app will be automatically pushed to the watch so you can set it up.

* Your smartwatch and your phone must always be in the same vicinity for the app to work on your watch. 

Setting up the app on your smartwatch

After you’ve downloaded the latest version of the app, you’ll need to set it up on your smartwatch. It’s easy – here’s how:

  • Open the app on your watch
  • Log in to the Barclays Mobile Banking app on your phone and your smartwatch will sync with it 
  • Confirm that you’d like your Mobile Banking app and smartwatch to be synced on your phone 

Adding your account to your smartwatch

Open your Mobile Banking app on your phone, then follow these simple steps:

  • On the home screen of your mobile banking app select ‘Account Management’, then ‘Settings’ and finally select ‘Watch Management’
  • Choose ‘Select account’ and pick the account to display on your watch
  • Personalise the meter – it’s an easy way to see whether your balance is high or low on your screen 
  • Tailor your privacy options to suit you, then save your changes

For more support please see the FAQs , or get in touch using the Direct Call function 2 in the app.

 

Important information

1. Terms and conditions apply . The use of the Barclays smartwatch app is covered by the terms and conditions for Barclays Mobile Banking. 

2. This function could take up to 10 days after you’ve registered for Barclays Mobile Banking to become available.