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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.

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Sending money to friends and family is easy

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.

With Zelle, you can send money to a friend or family member, like when you split the check at your favorite restaurant, chip in for a gift or pay the pet sitter. You can request money from someone who owes you and schedule recurring payments in advance for expenses you pay for regularly, such as rent or lawn care.

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 it works

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

If your trusted 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 with friends, family and others you trust 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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