Deutsche Kreditbank (DKB) has announced that it will integrate new functions into its banking app.

Deutsche Kreditbank (DKB) has announced that it will integrate new functions into its banking app.

The current application for Android and iOS was released in 2021 with initially only a limited range of functions. Features are now being added successively and in 2023 the bank aims to use the current app to map all functions that are also available in older DKB programs for smartphones and tablets. return debit.

With the version that has now been published, the DKB Banking App offers the possibility of returning direct debits for the first time. In addition, it is now also possible to make transfers to a credit card using the mobile application. Since 2021, the Visa credit card has no longer been available free of charge from the DKB. Instead, the bank has introduced a monthly fee of 2.49 euros. Existing customers were also affected by this changeover. However, customers will still receive a Visa debit card with their checking account for free.

Deutsche Kreditbank (DKB) has announced that it will integrate new functions into its banking app.

Minor bug updates

As noted in the changelog of the new version of the DKB Banking App, the programmers have also taken care of fixing minor errors. The bank did not disclose exactly what problems were solved. Also, there is no information on what features are on the agenda for the final weeks of 2022. All data and settings are preserved during the update.

The current version of the DKB Banking App was specially developed for Android or iOS, while its predecessor basically functioned as a more convenient way to access the bank’s mobile website. Program features include bank transfers and standing orders, as well as investment information. In the future, users should also be able to trade via the app.

Additional payment features

In addition, online payments can be approved with one click and card control can be used to restrict or block the use of credit or debit cards in certain countries. Customers can also set up Apple Pay on iPhone and Apple Watch or Google Pay on Android smartphones and WearOS smartwatches.

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Updated web portal

In addition to the app, the online banking web portal of the DKB is also getting a new design. With bank transfers, users previously had to go through several steps before getting to the page to enter all the data for a transfer. The DKB has now summarized this on one page and users can now simply enter the IBAN, amount and purpose of the recipient on one page.