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Getting Started with Zelle®

It's a fast, safe, and easy way to send money.

Zelle® an easy way to pay people back and get paid back in just minutes1 (not days!), right within Columbia Connect. Nothing to download, no account numbers needed.


Pay it Safe

With Zelle®, you do not have to share any sensitive account information to send and receive money, just an email or U.S. mobile phone number. And, since access to Zelle® is part of Columbia Connect and our mobile app, it has the same security, authentication and monitoring measures we use to keep your account safe.

View Tips for Paying It Safe

How to send money
with Zelle®.


Sign into the Columbia Bank App and follow a few simple steps to get started sending money.

From the mobile app, select

"Send Money with Zelle®"

from the menu.


To pay a trusted contact

Select Send.


Select the contact you would like to send money to or select

Add New Contact.1


Enter the amount

you want to send and the account you want to send from.


Review the amount and recipient information and

Click Send.1

How to request money
with Zelle®.


Settle up with roommates, friends and more, regardless of where they bank1. Requesting money with Zelle® is easy.2

From the mobile app, select

"Send Money with Zelle®"

from the menu.


Requesting money is just as easy as sending it,

Select Request2.


Select the contact you would like to request money from or select

Add New Contact.2


Enter the amount

you want to request and the account with which you want the money sent to.


Review the amount and request information and

Click Request.

If your friend responds to your request and sends you money, it will go directly into your account and we'll notify you.

How to split the cost of a bill
with Zelle®.1


Easily divide the cost of the check for dinner, coffee, and more.

From the mobile app, select

"Send Money with Zelle®"

from the menu.


Easily split the cost of a bill,

Select Split.2


Select Contacts1

or add new contacts to split the cost of the bill with.2


Enter the amount to be split and 

Select Review.


The amount will be split evenly among all contacts.2 You can also edit each individual amount if you wish. Once the amounts are correct,

Click Split2.

If your friends respond to your request and send you money, it will go directly into your account and we'll notify you.

1. U.S. checking or savings account required to use Zelle®. Transactions between enrolled consumers typically occur in minutes.

2. Payment requests to persons not already enrolled with Zelle® must be sent to an email address.

Zelle and the Zelle related marks are wholly owned by Early Warning Services, LLC, and are used herein under license.


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