FLINT — Citizens Bank Monday introduced Citizens Bank Mobile Banking featuring Xpress Deposit.

Now Citizens Bank consumer clients can enjoy the convenience and security of depositing checks, viewing balances, transferring funds, paying bills and locating a Citizens Bank branch or ATM using their mobile phone.

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Citizens Bank Mobile Banking works with smartphones, mobile phones with Web access and standard cell phones that have a text package.

“We continually look for ways to make our clients’ lives easier, and now with the addition of mobile banking our clients will have even greater access to their account information whenever they need it,” said Ryan Carley, Citizens Bank director of retail banking.

With Citizens Bank Mobile Banking, iPhone and Android users can download the Citizens Bank mobile app from their online app site. With the app, they have the ability to scan and deposit checks using their phone.

“We recognize that mobile deposit is an important feature for consumers who use mobile banking,” said Sherry Forbes, Citizens Bank chief marketing officer.

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The Citizens Bank Xpress Deposit feature also provides clients with a quick and easy way to scan and deposit paper checks from home using a desktop scanner.

Clients with phones that have Web access and a data plan can visit citizensbanking.com/mobile, to enjoy a banking experience that is conveniently optimized for mobile phones.

Citizens Bank provides these mobile banking services to online banking clients free of charge. Internet and phone service provider charges for Web, data or text plans may apply.

Citizens Bank is part of Citizens Republic Bancorp, a financial services company providing  commercial, consumer, mortgage banking, trust and financial planning services. Citizens serves communities in Michigan, Ohio and Wisconsin with 219 offices and 248 ATMs. Citizens is the largest bank headquartered in Michigan.

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More information about Citizens is available at www.citizensbanking.com.