MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. (4/2/13)--First Tech CU, Mountain View, Calif., announced it is the first credit union in the U.S. to introduce a native Windows Phone mobile banking application with integrated mobile deposit and bill pay functionality.
With the launch of the app today, First Tech members can bank from their Windows Phone, iPhone or Android smart phone.
First Tech will launch its new Windows phone app on-site at the main Microsoft campus in Redmond, Wash., today. Microsoft employees and First Tech members will be able to view the app on a phone display, chat with First Tech App experts and personalize their Windows Phone at a laser engraving station.
"As Microsoft's credit union, it's very important for us to serve our members and demonstrate our support of the Windows 8 mobile platform," said Greg Mitchell, president of the $5.6 billion credit union.
The First Tech Windows Phone app is a free download for its members at windowsphone.com.
Through the application, members can check account balances, view transactions, make deposits, pay bills and transfer funds between First Tech accounts. The application also provides a search feature that helps members locate local branches and ATMs nationwide.