Frequently Asked Questions.
Our mobile app converges mobile banking, mobile personal financial management (PFM) and mobile bill pay into one simplified app. Our goal is to provide decision support so you can understand your money flow simply and without clutter by allowing you to aggregate all of the accounts you see in Internet banking. We also give you the benefit of adding accounts from external institutions so you can quickly and easily view all your money through one app.
How do I sign up to use mygenmobile?
To be eligible, you must be enrolled as an Internet banking user at our institution. Once you download the app from the app store, you’ll be able to launch the app, setup your account and begin usage.
What type of device do I need?
We support devices with iOS 5.0 or above (Apple iPhones or iPads) and Android 2.1 or above phones or tablets.
How difficult is initial setup?
Mobile setup is easy. After successfully downloading the app, touch the app icon to get started. Next, follow the on-screen guide by logging in with your Internet Banking credentials. These are the same credentials you use when logging in to Internet Banking on our website. For additional security, you will also be asked to create a four digit passcode. The passcode will be required each time you launch the app. For further instruction, please see the provided user guide below.
How much does mygenmobile cost?
There is no charge for using the app. Data usage rates may apply from your carrier.
How do I login to mygenmobile?
After successfully downloading the app from the app store, launch the app. Next, you will be guided through the initial setup process. At the login screen, use your same Internet banking username and password that you use on our website. You will then be presented with two of your challenge questions. Please keep in mind that the answers to these questions are case sensitive. If you cannot remember your Internet banking credentials, or the answer to your challenge questions, please contact us at 315-568-5855 and we will guide you through the process.
How do I update mygenmobile?
Once you’ve downloaded the app, you’ll be automatically notified of new versions when they become available.
Will I be charged for alerts or messages that come through mygenmobile?
No. Alerts and messages will be sent to you via Push Notifications which are messages that are sent to users who have opted in to receive them.
What happens if I change my password in Internet Banking?
If you update or change your password in Internet banking you will be asked to re-authenticate your identity within the app. After successful re-authentication, you may continue app usage.
What is your security policy?
We understand that security is critical and that the success of our institution depends on your privacy. We use a variety of methods to ensure that all data is stored securely. We use the same security measures that we use for Internet Banking. All of our services (including facilities, networking equipment and the servers that host our app) are N+1 redundant. Our data retention and business continuity plans are comprehensive and our employees maintain organization security measures designed to keep your data safe. In addition to these policies, we have also developed a set of best practice guidelines with recommendations on how to further protect your device. These guidelines are provided below:
Will I receive SPAM because I use mygenmobile?
No. All data on the app is stored securely and at no time do we share that information with a third party or another financial institution.
What do you do with my personal information?
We will never sell, rent or loan any personal information that you provide to us.
How can I protect others from using mygenmobile on my phone?
Upon initial setup, you will be asked to create a four digit passcode. The passcode will be required each time you launch the app and can be changed in the app’s settings. Also, we recommend enabling a passcode or similar lock screen mechanism on your device for further security purposes.
Who will see my bank information?
You, and only you, will see your bank information. Your information is never shared with a third party or another financial institution.
Is mygenmobile safe to use over Wi-Fi?
Yes, the use of our app over Wi-Fi is no different than using it on your phone’s data connection. All data is sent over an encrypted Secure Socket Layer (SSL) connection.
What happens if I lose my phone?
If you lose your phone, please contact your local office as soon as you’re sure that the device has been compromised! Also, instructions on how to remote wipe your Android or iOS (iPhone) smartphone yourself are provided below.
Can my friend use my phone and check my balance?
Upon initial setup of the app you will be asked to choose a four digit passcode. This passcode prevents others from being able to launch the app and see your personal banking information.
Who should I contact if I have a question about mygenmobile?
Please contact your local office and we’ll be happy to assist with any questions you may have. You can find our contact information on the Contact & Locations tab of the app.