Send and receive money anywhere in the US with Zelle

U by BB&T: Zelle

Send Money with Zelle® when you use U by BB&T.

BB&T has partnered with Zelle to help make sending and receiving personal payments faster, safer, and easier than ever before. And now with the power of Zelle, the wait for your payment to clear goes from days to minutes. And you don't even need to download a new app. You can do it all right from your computer or your phone within U by BB&T.

And what's better? Thanks to the top financial institutions that partner with Zelle nationwide, you can send and receive money to and from anyone in the United States, no matter which banks your recipients use. So pay your dog sitter, pay your friend back for lunch, and send your sister your share of cab fare, and rest easy knowing that your payment will be in their account within minutes.

Start using Zelle with BB&T today and see for yourself. This is how money moves.


Personal payments just got easier

We've partnered with Zelle® to give you a fast, safe and easy way to send and receive money directly between almost anyone you know, with no fees and typically within minutes.

It’s easy to get started with Zelle. All you need is a BB&T checking account, an online banking user ID and password, and a US mobile number or email address.

How to get started

You can enroll with Zelle through U by BB&T® online banking or mobile app in three simple steps.

  1. Select Send Money with Zelle in the U navigation menu
  2. Choose the primary account you want to use for Zelle payments
  3. Verify your contact information (U.S. mobile number and/or email) for payments

Enroll with Zelle now by logging in to U.

How Zelle works

Simply select or add contacts, enter the amount you wish to send, review and select Send.

If your contact already uses Zelle, they'll receive their payment within minutes. If not, they'll receive a notification with instructions on how to enroll.

When using Zelle, be sure to have the correct contact information, and treat Zelle the same as sending cash.

Send money in 3 easy steps

Zelle is a simple and secure way to send and receive money:

  1. Log in to U with your online banking user ID and password
  2. Select Send Money with Zelle in the U navigation menu
  3. Select Send

Connecting people through money is fast, safe and easy. It's not in the mail—it's in your hand.

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    You must have a US bank account to use Zelle. Transactions typically occur in minutes when the recipient’s email address or US mobile number is already enrolled with Zelle.

Zelle and the Zelle-related marks are wholly owned by Early Warning Services, LLC and are used herein under license.

Fees from your mobile or data carrier may apply. A monthly service fee applies if you choose to access your online banking financial data through QuickBooks® or Quicken® Direct Connect.

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