Deutsche Bank photoTAN app: authorize transactions fast and securely
Using the photoTAN app, you are able to easily and securely authorize important transactions in the online and mobile banking.
After you entered and submitted all required transaction data in the online banking, a colored graphic will be displayed. If you scan the graphic using the photoTAN app, a transaction number is created which can be used to authorize the transaction.
Transactions with a few taps: photoTAN-App and Deutsche Bank Mobile
If you want to transfer money using “Deutsche Bank Mobile” with a few taps, you need to tap on the button “Generate TAN” below your transaction summary. This will open the photoTAN app, in which a TAN is generated and with another tap the TAN is transferred to the “Deutsche Bank Mobile” app, where you simply need to tap on “Execute” to finalize the transaction.
Please bear in mind:
This is how you active the photoTAN procedure before the initial usage:
Please tap on this link to activate the photoTAN procedure: https://meine.deutsche-bank.de/trxm/db/?gvo=RegisterPhotoTan&directAccess=true
Afterwards, you will receive an activation letter, in which the next steps are described.
The photoTAN app requires the following permissions on your smartphone:
- “Camera“ to scan the photoTAN graphic
- “Device-ID“ and “Call information" to protect you from any misuse and ensure security. Depending on the Android version there is also the possibility that the app requires to “Manage phone calls”. This is based on the permission “Phone status”, which is essential for the app. The Deutsche Bank photoTAN will not access your phone calls, history or other personal data and will not perform calls.
- „Vibration“ for a vibration feedback during the graphic scan
Transactions which are performed using the photoTAN app are secured with the security guarantee of Deutsche Bank: https://www.deutsche-bank.de/pfb/content/pk-digital-banking-sicherheit.html
Further information in regards to the photoTAN you can find here: www.deutsche-bank.de/photoTAN