11-7-13 2:44 PM EST | Email Article

- Enhanced mobile banking app

- Service allows eligible small businesses to make deposits by snapping pictures of checks with their smartphones

- App upgrade also includes configurable alerts and credit card payments

HOUSTON, Nov. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- BBVA Compass upgraded its mobile banking apps for iPhone® and Android™ phones, offering the Mobile Deposit service to eligible small business and new consumer accounts and introducing an updated payments section.

In the new payments section, customers can access Bill Payments, Picture Bill Pay, Pay People personal payments and a new credit card payments functionality.

"More and more customers are relying on mobile apps to run businesses and conduct transactions when away from home, the office or a bank branch," said Alex Carriles, director of self-service channels at BBVA Compass. "Offering one of our most popular features — Mobile Deposit — to more customers, in particular small business owners, helps us put the financial tools they need at their fingertips."

Additionally, the payments section of the latest apps was updated to give customers quick access to frequently used tools for handling outgoing payments. An included credit card payments service enables customers to use the app to pay down balances on personal BBVA Compass consumer credit cards and receive an immediate, real-time increase in available credit.

The apps also offer configurable alerts, allowing customers to monitor their deposit accounts via e-mail notices that provide details on transfers, low balances, insufficient funds and more.

Among the most comprehensive mobile banking apps available today, BBVA Compass' apps allow customers to retrieve balances, review transactions, view check images, transfer funds, send money, deposit checks and manage bill payments. The free apps also offer bilingual banking options.

The Android and iPhone compatible apps are available for download at the App StoreSM and the Google Play™ store by searching for "BBVA Compass."

For more information on additional BBVA Compass mobile banking applications, visit www.bbvacompass.com/go/mobile.

Mobile Banking: Message and Data Rates May Apply. Please check with your wireless carrier about such fees or rate plans. Mobile Deposit® is subject to eligibility and further review. Deposits are subject to verification and not available for immediate withdrawal. Deposit limits and other restrictions apply. See Mobile Deposit Terms & Conditions for details, including information on funds availability.


Credit Card Payments Service:  With the credit card payments service, payments are immediately debited from the payment account and reflected in the credit card available credit and current balance if made before the cutoff time of 5:00PM CT on a business day. Credit card payments made after the cutoff time or on a non-business day will be processed the next business day. Fast Payments can be made only from a BBVA Compass checking, savings, or money market account which is within the same profile as the credit account on which the payment is being made.


Mobile Deposit® is a registered trademark of Mitek Systems, Inc.


iPhone® and App Store iPhone® and App Store are trademarks of Apple, Inc., registered in the U.S.


Android™ and Google Play™ are trademarks of Google, Inc. Use of these trademarks is subject to Google Permissions.

About BBVA Group

BBVA Compass is a subsidiary of BBVA Compass Bancshares Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of BBVA (NYSE: BBVA) (MAD: BBVA). BBVA is a customer-centric global financial services group founded in 1857. The Group has a solid position in Spain, is the largest financial institution in Mexico and has leading franchises in South America and the Sunbelt region of the United States. Its diversified business is geared toward high-growth markets and relies on technology as a key sustainable competitive advantage. Corporate responsibility is at the core of its business model. BBVA fosters financial education and inclusion, and supports scientific research and culture. It operates with the highest integrity, a long-term vision and applies best practices. The Group is present in the main sustainability indexes. More information about the BBVA Group can be found at www.bbva.com.

About BBVA Compass

BBVA Compass is a Sunbelt-based financial institution that operates 687 branches, including 351 in Texas, 90 in Alabama, 78 in Arizona, 64 in California, 45 in Florida, 38 in Colorado and 21 in New Mexico. BBVA Compass ranks among the top 25 largest U.S. commercial banks based on deposit market share and ranks among the largest banks in Alabama (2nd), Texas (4th) and Arizona (5th). BBVA Compass has been recognized as one of the leading small business lenders by the Small Business Administration and was recently awarded the 2013 Celent Model Bank Award for its new core banking platform. Additional information about BBVA Compass can be found at www.bbvacompass.com.

Editor's Note:
BBVA Compass is a trade name of Compass Bank, member FDIC.


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