Martha's Vineyard Savings Bank

Mobile Banking

Mobile Banking from Martha's Vineyard Savings Bank lets you manage your finances anytime, anywhere.  It's the most convenient, safe and easy way to check your account balances, review recent activity, transfer money between accounts, pay bills and more.


Mobile Banking enables anyone with an online banking account to access their account information from a mobile device.  We offer three ways to access your accounts on your mobile device:

  • Send a text message 
  • If you are already enrolled in Martha's Vineyard Savings Bank Online Banking, simply download the mobile app and login using your Online Banking credentials.
  • Download an application 

You can choose any or all of these options, depending on the capabilities of your mobile device.


Mobile Banking Comparison Chart Text Banking Mobile Browser Service Downloadable Application
Which phone is in your pocket? Text Banking is a service which allows you to quickly request and receive secure account information via text message. Mobile Browser Service allows you to access account information from your phone's web browser and use the secure login to access your accounts. Download the Mobile Banking application and use the secure login to access your accounts.
Check account balances    
Review recent account activity    
Find ATM & branch locations  
Transfer money between your accounts      
Pay bills       
Change and cancel pending payments      
Shortcut to sign on from phone's home screen      
Deposit Checks into your checking account      
Text Message Commands:

Get started with text banking using SMS text messaging.  Once signed up, just text a command to us at 48179 anytime. We'll reply with your request information in an instant.  You won't need to sign in and it's just as secure as our other services.

Text Message Commands:
:  Receive the balance of all your enrolled accounts

BAL (+Account nickname):  Receive the balance of an account by nickname

HIST (+Account nickname):  Receive recent account activity by nickname

ATM (+Zip):  Locate Martha's Vineyard Savings Bank ATMs

BRANCH (+Zip):  Locate Martha's Vineyard Savings Bank branch locations

STOP: To disable Text Banking


Mobile Browser Service To use the mobile browser service, your phone must have an Internet browser and may require a data services plan. During registration we will send you a unique website address (URL) that is intended only for you. The website URL will only work on the phones you've registered in Mobile Banking. Be sure to bookmark this address in your phone's web browser so you can easily return to it.


Mobile Apps Our downloadable mobile application allows you to perform mobile banking and payment transactions. It works on iPhones, BlackBerries and many other devices. It gives you fast access to account information and uses your phone's built-in functions to provide a better banking experience.



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  • If you are already enrolled in Martha's Vineyard Savings Bank Online Banking, simply login to your account and follow the instructions for Mobile Banking.
  • If you're not enrolled for Online Banking, enroll today.

Mobile Banking Security

To ensure the safety and privacy of your account information, we provide some key security features in Mobile Banking:

  • Unique Activation Code - We send you a unique activation code to verify your phone number. This code associates your mobile phone with your account. This verification also lets you know your mobile phone number has been successfully registered in our system.
  • Authentication - You are authenticated for every interaction with Mobile Banking.
  • Encryption - We use 128-bit encryption for all transactions.
  • Fraud Detection - We incorporate mechanisms such as transaction validation and transaction reconciliation processes to detect fraud.
  • Audit Ability - We provide full audit capabilities through event logs and event-based reporting.
  • No Identifiable Information - We don't return any personally identifiable information in a text message, such as your full account number, e-mail address, or personal address. We never ask for or include your user ID or password in any message we send.

Mobile Device Requirements

  • Text Banking - To use SMS text messaging service, your mobile device must send and receive text messages to and from a short code. Most mobile devices are capable of sending and receiving text messages, so your phone is most likely compatible with Mobile Banking. Please note that some mobile service carriers charge for outgoing text messages or for each message sent and received.
  • Mobile Browser Service - To use the mobile browser service, your mobile device must have an Internet browser and may require a data service plan. You access the Mobile Banking website using the link sent by SMS text message during the enrollment process.
  • Downloadable Application - To use the Mobile Banking downloadable application, your mobile device must have an operating system that supports application downloads and may require a data service plan. You download the Mobile Banking application using the link sent by SMS text message during the enrollment process.
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You must be enrolled in Martha's Vineyard Savings Bank Online Banking to use Mobile Banking.
Your mobile carrier's text messaging and web access charges may apply.