Maybank is one of the biggest banks that is operating in Malaysia and other countries. The Maybank Group has a good chain of banks that offers high-quality banking experience to the people of the countries where they provide the banking services. I feel even you have a bank account with this bank, if I am right then this article will teach you how you can disable contactless payments of Maybank Debit Card or Prepaid Card. You can use this to disable the paywave functionality of the card which allows us to pay the bill without entering the PIN number.
What is Paywave in Maybank Debit and Prepaid Card?
Paywave is a technology that is used to offer contactless payments with your debit card or prepaid card. The bank account holder just has to wave or touch the card on the POS machine, and the money will be automatically debited from his or her bank account. There is no need to entering the Personal Identification Number of the debit card. But sometimes people might don’t like it and want to disable the function. Luckily there is an option to disable contactless payments of your debit card and prepaid card in Maybank.
|Head Office Address||Malayan Banking Berhad|
Level 14, Menara Maybank
100 Jalan Tun Perak
50050 Kuala Lumpur
|Type of Bank||Publicly traded government-linked company|
|Founder||Khoo Teck Puat & Oei Tjong Ie|
|CEO (2019)||Abdul Farid Alias|
|Chairman (2019)||Mohaiyani Shamsudin|
|Number of Employees||45,000|
|Revenue (2017)||RM45.58 billion|
|Operating Income (2017)||RM23.37 billion|
|Net Income (2017)||RM11.91 billion|
|Total Assets (2017)||RM765.0 billion|
How to Disable Contactless Payments of Maybank Debit and Prepaid Card?
There is a transaction limit for the contactless payments in Maybank which is RM250. This means you can use the paywave technology to make the bill payments which are greater than RM250. But still,if you feel unsafe with the contactless payments of Maybank debit card and the aid card then you can disable this by following two methods. I have discussed both the methods below.
You can disable the card by,
- Calling the customer care service.
- By visiting any of the Maybank branches.
You should note one thing and that is if you have lost your card somewhere then you should think of blocking the card. You can follow this guide to block the Maybank debit card.
The paywave or the contactless payment technology of the cards issued by the Maybank comes with a limit of RM250. And this feature makes paying the bills quite convenient when we are making the transaction at any POS terminal. This is safe until you don’t lose your card somewhere. I hope you are clear with these two methods to disable contactless payments of Maybank Debit Card and Prepaid Card. If you have any kind of doubts in your mind then you can comment down below or even call the customer care service of the bank they will be happy to assist you.