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mBank releases official mobile banking app for Polish Windows Phone owners

mBank

Mobile banking has continued to take off as more consumers purchase smartphones. Polish mBank (www.mbank.pl) has joined other banking establishments by releasing an official app for Windows Phone. The client enables customers to connect and login to their accounts, check balances, statements and carry out general account management.

All that's required from you to get started is your personal PIN code and full functionality will be unlocked. Balance information and available funds on cards can be viewed without logging in, but to get cracking with account management and more in-depth details requires authentication.

mBank

Much like other banking apps, mBank offers the following feature set:

  • View the history of operations and previous statements
  • Transfer funds to any recipient defined from the contacts list, phone number or other
  • View list of credit cards, details and balances
  • Live Tile support
  • ATM locator
  • Exchange rate conversion calculator

The use of Live Tiles is interesting, as one can see from the screenshots above. It's a well-designed app and we're pleased to see yet another bank join the platform. For added security, the app does not store account login information and should you be inactive for 20 minutes, the app will automatically close the session and sign you out.

You can download mBank PL from the Windows Phone Store. Thanks, Mariusz, for the tip!

QR: mBank PL

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nitt_attaboy says:

Banking apps & other niche apps are always Good indicator of platform acceptance in a market.

adrian1338 says:

well Nokia is well accepted in Poland. I donated two 520 from,phones 4u there already. Have never seen so many wp7 and 8 devices anywhere else

it's great pleasure to see different banks making applications for windows phone :)

Aashish13 says:

Yeah its good. Now its a long time the Indian banks have to update release their apps now. ICICI bank and Axis and Bank of India.

sadiq.na says:

Mail them asking about wp app status so  that this guys can guage market.I have done already from icici mail

Marcovitch says:

LOL, I miss read the title, I thought it was an app for cleaning polish

pawelf1 says:

there are many more polish banks that have there apps.

We have apps: BANK PEKAO, GETIN MOBILE, IKO, INGMobile, BZWBK24,  Bank Millennium, and many more ;-)

Yes, that's true, but mBank has been a long time coming. The fact that it has finally arrived is an indication that Windows Phone is now taken seriously and the growing user base can be no longer ignored. Usually the new WP apps have only basic (or slightly limited) functionality but they catch up with iOS or Android within a few weeks or months.

hulk_14 says:

There are also apps of alior bank and alior sync.

OMG55 says:

Can wpc make a list of banking apps on windows phone by country (USA/europe)? I would like to use it to try and force my banks hand to make an app. In the past they used the popularity as an excuse, but I don't think that holds water anymore

Mediademics says:

Nice. Still waiting for Capital One to get off their ass and put out a WP app.

It's worth mentioning that Windows Phone has nearly 20% market share in Poland, more than iOS.

Aashish13 says:

In India its growing and will grow when wp8.1 and more updates take place

r4v says:

iOS in Poland doesn't count. It's below 5% share

M_artyJ says:

I hope that this app is comming for other countries :)

Ixolite says:

Finally, long overdue...

k0de says:

TD bank do you see this app. Learn from example. Where is my TD bank app?