Barclays Frequently asked questions

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If your turnover is less than £5m and you're looking to open an account with Barclays, then why not call us on 0845 601 0106* to see how we can help.

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What is PINsentry?

PINsentry allows you to do more in Online Banking, as it provides another layer of security to your account. We offer both a PINsentry card reader device and Mobile PINsentry.

The PINsentry card reader is a device that allows you to use chip and PIN to access Online Banking and perform certain tasks. You use your card reader together with your Barclays debit card (or authentication card) to log in to Online Banking.

Mobile PINsentry 1 is a feature in Barclays Mobile Banking that you can use in the same manner as you would your PINsentry card reader. It offers you the same convenience as your card reader and the added flexibility that means you don't have to carry your card reader with you when you're out and about.

Find out how to upgrade to PINsentry

1 To use the app you need to be 16 or over and have a Barclays current account and a UK registered mobile number. You’ll also need a web-enabled iPhone or Android smartphone.

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