How to get started using Debit Card Alerts

Decide which types of transactions to be notified about, including online purchases and ATM withdrawals. Notifications must be enabled on your device and for the People’s United Mobile Banking app to receive your alerts. Alerts are effective immediately, and can be changed at any time.

Set customized alert preferences

From the App menu, select More then:

  • Choose Alerts
  • Select your debit card
  • Select Choose Your Alerts
Mobile banking screen showing alert options, with ability to choose which to receive

Set alert preference for Merchant Type

From Alert Perferences:

  • Choose Alerts
  • Select your debit card
  • Select Choose Your Alerts
  • Tap Merchant Type and swipe to enable an alert
Mobile banking screen listing various merchant types, including "Entertainment", "Gas Station" and "Groceries", showing option to activate alerts for each type

Set alert preference for Transaction Type

From Alert Perferences:

  • Choose Alerts
  • Select your debit card
  • Tap All Transactions
  • Select Choose Your Alerts
  • Tap Transaction Type and swipe to enable an alert
Mobile banking screen listing various transaction types, including "In-store", "eCommerce" and "Auto Pay", showing option to activate alerts for each type

Set alert preference for Threshold Amount

From Alert Preferences:

  • Choose Alerts
  • Select your debit card
  • Tap All Transactions
  • Select Choose Your Alerts
  • Tap Threshold Amount and swipe to enable the alert
  • You have the option of entering a dollar amount. If you leave the amount at $0.00 an alert will be generated for all purchases.
Mobile banking screen showing option to allow alerts based on minimum dollar amount

Set alert preference for International Transactions

From Alert Perferences:

  • Choose Alerts
  • Select your debit card
  • Tap All Transactions
  • Select Choose Your Alerts
  • Next to International Transactions, swipe to enable the alert
Mobile banking screen showing all Alert options, highlighting location to activate International Transaction alerts

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