Screenshot of BPI App home page.

by Rey Beltran | gogagah.com

Addressing the needs of the growing mobile market , Bank of Philippine Islands is finally working on its mobile banking app for Windows 8 with Microsoft. Currently, the mobile banking app of BPI is available on Google Play and Apple App Store.

“The Bank of Philippine Islands once again unveiled a pioneering service, along with our trusted partner Microsoft, which will bring another innovative banking experience to clients with the Windows 8 BPI app,” said Eugenio Mercado, Senior Vice President and Head of Channel Management Division, BPI Electronic Channels Group. “It allows our clients to have great access to features such as the branch locator, online banking, client updates, available promos, and links to different websites of BPI.”

The BPI App has a unique user interface with its intuitive main page designed to access fast information of their banking details without the hassle of going through lots of tabs and options. This is one advantage that is unique to Windows 8 platform.

“[We want] to deliver the Windows 8 experience, to create apps that will satisfy the needs of Filipino users for information and basic services such as banking,” said Alvin Gendrano, Developer and Platform Director of Microsoft Philippines. “Our partnership with BPI ensures that users, through the app, will have an exciting, convenient and fast banking experience that they can access anywhere, anytime.”

Mobile bankers can look forward to the following features of the BPI App:

BPI Bankers Online

Link to BPI’s Facebook page where you can chat or send messages for inquiries or comments. You receive feedback immediately if BPI is online in Facebook; and if that’s not the case, you get your reply within reasonable time.

Latest Promos

Be in the know with the latest promos of BPI, latest bank offerings, discounts, rewards and perks for its credit card holders.

Locate Our ATM and Branch

Easily locate the nearest BPI Branch or ATM for your convenience.

Updates and Links

Know more about what’s happening in BPI, plus quick links to other BPI websites that might interest you.

This writer, being a Windows phone user, is still waiting for the mobile banking function where he can deposit, withdraw, pay bills, transfer funds, and then some with this new BPI App. Hopefully, it will be integrated as well to make this BPI App truly functional for all Windows phone users who are BPI clients as well.

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