State Farm Bank® On the Spot Deposit™ Comes to Android

State Farm Bank launches Mobile Check Deposit on Android with latest update to Pocket Agent

Oct 14, 2010, 11:29 ET from State Farm

BLOOMINGTON, Ill., Oct. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- With the newest version of the State Farm® Pocket Agent™ Android app, State Farm Bank customers join iPhone customers in being able to deposit checks into their State Farm Bank deposit account directly from their phones.

The process is simple: Just endorse the check, enter the amount and take a picture. On the Spot Deposit supports scanning of unlimited checks per day. The maximum daily deposit is $10,000. State Farm Bank is working to make banking easier with secure check deposits whenever –  and wherever –  it's convenient for account holders.

On the Spot Deposit will work with Android versions 1.5 and above. Customer can currently deposit checks using iPhone3G, 3Gs and 4. The service allows State Farm Bank customers to quickly and securely deposit checks into their State Farm Bank savings, checking, interest checking and Money Market accounts. The service also sends a confirmation notice from State Farm Bank when a check is received.

State Farm plans to launch additional updates to Pocket Agent in the coming months. These updates will include allowing State Farm Bank customers to view their transaction history and pay their bills. Additionally, home scanning for check deposit will soon be available for all State Farm Bank customers.

"We are excited to add another opportunity for our customers to use our On the Spot Deposit service.  We look forward to introducing additional functionality over the next few months as we reach our goal of offering a premier online and mobile experience to our customers," said Andrea O'Connor, Chief Deposits Officer State Farm Bank.

Learn more about On the Spot Deposit at

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