First Tech is Nation’s First Credit Union to Introduce Native Windows Phone Banking App

First Tech Continues its Mission to let Members Bank When, Where and How They Please

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif.--()--First Tech Federal Credit Union, the nation’s leading credit union serving employees and family members of America’s technology sector, introduces its new Windows Phone mobile banking app, marking its third mobile banking app. First Tech is the first credit union in the United States to introduce a native Windows Phone mobile banking app complete with integrated mobile deposit and bill pay functionality. First Tech members can now bank from their Windows Phone, iPhone or Android smart phone anytime, anywhere. First Tech launched its first mobile app for iOS and Android platforms in August 2012.

The First Tech Windows Phone app is a free download for its members at windowsphone.com. App features include:

  • Access to First Tech accounts anytime, anywhere:
    • Check account balances
    • View transaction history
  • Complete transactions:
    • Make deposits with mobile e-deposit
    • Pay bills
    • Transfer funds between First Tech accounts
  • Find a First Tech branch:
    • Search for a nearby branch and get hours and contact info
  • Locate ATMs across the U.S.
    • Green pins on the map mark more than 28,000 ATMs, free for all First Tech members

“As Microsoft’s credit union, it’s very important for us to serve our members and demonstrate our support of the Windows 8 mobile platform,” said Greg Mitchell, president and CEO of First Tech Federal Credit Union. “We’re proud to be the first credit union in the country to offer a native mobile app for smart phones powered by Microsoft. This addition to the First Tech suite of products is yet another step in our plan to provide members with state-of-the-art products and services and the ability to transact anytime and at any place of their choosing.”

First Tech will launch its new Windows phone app on-site at the main Microsoft campus in Redmond, Wash. Tuesday, giving employees of Microsoft an in-depth look at this new platform. Microsoft employees and First Tech members will be able to view the app on a giant Microtile phone display, chat with First Tech App experts and personalize their Windows Phone at a laser engraving station.

About First Tech Federal Credit Union

First Tech Federal Credit Union is a $5.6 billion institution headquartered in Mountain View, Calif. It is the nation’s premier credit union serving the world’s leading technology-oriented companies and their employees, including HP, Microsoft, Agilent, Intel, CISCO, Amazon, Nike, CH2M HILL, Intuit, Google and more. First Tech is recognized as the industry catalyst for delivering effortless banking experiences to its 360,000 members through its 39 branch locations, more than 4,000 Shared Branch locations, 30,000 CO-OP Network ATMs and 286,000 ATMs nationwide. First Tech offers a full range of banking services, including traditional banking, mortgage, financial planning and insurance services. For more information, visit firsttechfed.com.

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Release Summary

First Tech Federal Credit Union Launches First Native Credit Union Mobile Banking App for Windows Phone. The app is free to download. This is First Tech's third mobile banking app for smart phones.

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R/West
Alison Fisker, 415-269-1004
alisonf@r-west.com