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# 164488 11-Feb-2015 13:01
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So it looks like Westpac has launched their new online banking system today. What does everyone think?

I've had a quick look at it and while it looks nice, I don't really see a lot of new features. It looks like they've just spent time making it work across devices and cleaning up the interface.

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  # 1235650 11-Feb-2015 13:29
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The most impressive takeaway for me is being able search using keyword for transactions and paste a bank account as one field. Most banks allow paste and underlying script breaks the branch/account/suffix up.

Not sold on the whole 'timeline' feature as I like to segregate each account usage up for different purposes and have no need to group them into a single view.

Other than that it is a major improvement over Original banking which looked like it was from the 90s

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  # 1235684 11-Feb-2015 14:14
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I have been using it since last year, and don't find it as good as the ANZ system.

 
 
 
 


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  # 1235698 11-Feb-2015 14:36
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dont like the payment page, before it just comes up with a list of your saved people then you can just enter the amount for each person on one page and pay everyone at once.

now you have to do them one by one

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  # 1235703 11-Feb-2015 14:51
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mrphil: dont like the payment page, before it just comes up with a list of your saved people then you can just enter the amount for each person on one page and pay everyone at once.

now you have to do them one by one


Yeah, that's pretty silly imo. Feedback provided. 

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  # 1235704 11-Feb-2015 14:52
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mrphil: dont like the payment page, before it just comes up with a list of your saved people then you can just enter the amount for each person on one page and pay everyone at once.

now you have to do them one by one

+1 The list made it so easy to pay everyone at once on payday. Looks like I'll continue using normal one for now until they change this  


EDIT: Just saw this: See the full list of features not yet available on Westpac One.

Coming soon We’ve changed online banking for the better. Westpac One has loads of exciting new features that are firsts for New Zealand banking, plus we’ve added more functionality than ever – allowing you to do more of your banking wherever you are. And this is just the beginning. Over the next few months we’ll be adding even more exciting features to Westpac One. And more functionality too, like the ability to:

 

  • pay multiple people at once
  • edit payments and payees
  • set up password and security questions for the first time
  • download statements
  • make payments to countries other than Australia
  • view older transactions in Timeline
  • search and filter Timeline by more options
It’s all coming soon. If you need to do any of these in the meantime, please log in to Original Online Banking and we’ll let you know as soon as they become available in Westpac One  

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  # 1235705 11-Feb-2015 14:54
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Where is the once off payment option? I couldn't find it.

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  # 1235707 11-Feb-2015 15:03
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r055b: Where is the once off payment option? I couldn't find it.




 
 
 
 


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# 1235713 11-Feb-2015 15:07
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4possm:
r055b: Where is the once off payment option? I couldn't find it.






Thanks.  

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Ultimate Geek


  # 1235831 11-Feb-2015 17:22
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4possm:
mrphil: dont like the payment page, before it just comes up with a list of your saved people then you can just enter the amount for each person on one page and pay everyone at once.

now you have to do them one by one

+1 The list made it so easy to pay everyone at once on payday. Looks like I'll continue using normal one for now until they change this  


EDIT: Just saw this: See the full list of features not yet available on Westpac One.

Coming soon We’ve changed online banking for the better. Westpac One has loads of exciting new features that are firsts for New Zealand banking, plus we’ve added more functionality than ever – allowing you to do more of your banking wherever you are. And this is just the beginning. Over the next few months we’ll be adding even more exciting features to Westpac One. And more functionality too, like the ability to:

 

  • pay multiple people at once
  • edit payments and payees
  • set up password and security questions for the first time
  • download statements
  • make payments to countries other than Australia
  • view older transactions in Timeline
  • search and filter Timeline by more options
It’s all coming soon. If you need to do any of these in the meantime, please log in to Original Online Banking and we’ll let you know as soon as they become available in Westpac One  


oh thank goodness they are working on it

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  # 1235866 11-Feb-2015 17:45
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What about mobile app what do you think?

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  # 1235886 11-Feb-2015 18:10
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johnr: What about mobile app what do you think?


So far so good. Glad that finally can view all account balances in quick view without having to log in.
Also being able to login with a pin is a good idea on mobile, saves trying to type my incredibly hard password

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  # 1235928 11-Feb-2015 19:22
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Pretty sure mobile app just utilises a mobile browser session rather than native app api calls (after authentication)

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  # 1235959 11-Feb-2015 19:58
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khull: Pretty sure mobile app just utilises a mobile browser session rather than native app api calls (after authentication)


Probably, because the new Westpac One online banking system is a "fully-responsive platform".




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Ultimate Geek


  # 1236184 12-Feb-2015 00:05
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johnr: What about mobile app what do you think?


Useless (to me) STILL no windows phone version.

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  # 1236205 12-Feb-2015 06:16
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MaxLV:
johnr: What about mobile app what do you think?


Useless (to me) STILL no windows phone version.


Change to iOS or Android then and it will not be an issue

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