Text Banking

Don’t have a web-enabled phone to do your banking? Then we have another solution for you!  Text banking is a free and secure way to quickly obtain your account information via text messages on your phone.1 Simply send a text command to look up account balances or recent transactions. 

To access your Eastern Bank accounts using text banking, you must be enrolled in Eastern HomeConnect® online banking and mobile banking.

To enroll in mobile banking: Sign in to Eastern HomeConnect® online banking and go to the Customer Service page. Select "Manage Mobile Banking Settings" and follow the on-screen instructions. 

Banking Activity Text Command   Description
Balance B Available balances for all accounts linked to your HomeConnect® account.
View Transactions H Recent transactions by account.
Stop Text Banking S Cancels all text services.
List of Text Commands C Provides a list of available text commands.
Help HE Information on how to contact the bank.
For Mobile Web users only
Mobile Web Login L Receive the web address for the Mobile Browser website.
Mobile Web Recovery R Receive the web address and new activation code for the Mobile Browser website.


  1. Text banking does not require Internet access. Text messages are supported by most mobile carriers, including Verizon Wireless, AT&T, Sprint, T-Mobile®, MetroPCS, Boost, Virgin Mobile, U.S. Cellular®, and others. The mobile carriers are not liable for delayed or undelivered messages. Your mobile carrier’s message and data rates may apply. Message frequency varies based on user activity.