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NMB is phasing out its *240# USSD in October

NMB USSD *241# *240#

NMB Bank Zimbabwe has in a tweet announced that it is phasing out its old *240# USSD in favour of the closely numbered *241#. The bank is also doing away with the old NMB Banking app.

Dear Valued Client,

We advise that we will be phasing out the Old NMB Mobile App and the USSD Code *240# effective 23 October 2021. This has been necessitated by the successful launch of the NMBConnect platform and the *241# USSD Code. The new platforms have enhanced functionalities and features to give you our valued customers, total control of your banking.

How to Enrol on the New Platforms:

1. Download the NMBConnect App from Google Playstore and the Apple App store

2. Dial *241 # to register

3. For Internet Banking, please visit

NMB Bank on the *240# USSD phasing out

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3 thoughts on “NMB is phasing out its *240# USSD in October

  1. Why would you have 2 USSD codes to begin with? It creates confusion. Even their app transition was not great and could have been done in a better fashion.

    This is what creates opportunities for attackers to publish fake notices too and execute phishing attacks.

  2. They should have just updated the old USSD (bring the new features to it). Isn’t ecocash was able to improve functionality by using its same code. This thing of “rebranding” can create unnecessary confusion.

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