Funding your GCash wallet through bank transfers can be done within a few taps in only a couple of minutes. This is much more convenient than going to a physical store to top up your wallet.
If you have a Metrobank account, you have several options for transferring money from your bank account to GCash.
How to transfer from Metrobank to GCash
The easiest way to cash in to GCash via Metrobank is to do it directly on the Metrobank app.
Step 1: Open the Metrobank mobile app on your smartphone and log in to your account.
Step 2: Tap on “Transfer to Other Bank” on the menu.
Step 3: Select GCash as the receiving bank and enter your 11-digit GCash account number, address, account name, and email address.
Step 4: Choose which Metrobank account you will be transferring out funds from.
Step 5: Input the amount you want to transfer to GCash and tap on “Next.”
Step 6: Review the details and complete the transaction by tapping “Submit.”
Note: Metrobank charges a transaction fee for transfers to other banks.
How to transfer from Metrobank to GCash for free
Metrobank is no longer offering free transfers, but there are two workarounds for you to avoid paying any extra fees.
Step 1: Open the Shopee app on your smartphone and log in to your account.
Step 2: Go to your ShopeePay wallet.
Step 3: Tap on the “Cash in” icon.
Step 4: Link your Metrobank debit card to your ShopeePay wallet.
Step 5: Once your debit card is linked, select that option as your cash in method.
Step 6: Input the cash in amount.
Step 7: After confirming the cash in details, tap on the “Pay Now” button at the bottom of the screen.
Step 8: Wait for the confirmation.
Step 1: Launch the Metrobank mobile banking app on your phone and log in.
Step 2: Select “My Bills.”
Step 3: Choose “One-Time Payment.”
Step 4: Select “Maya” on the biller name field.
Step 5: Input the subscriber name, Maya registered mobile number in the Bill Ref field, and the amount to be transferred.
Step 6: Tap on “Pay” after entering all the necessary details.
Step 7: Choose the Metrobank source account where the funds will be deducted.
Step 8: Tap on “Submit” and enter the One-Time Pin (OTP) to complete the transaction.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
Can I link my Metrobank account to GCash?
At the moment, Metrobank accounts cannot be directly linked to GCash wallets.
Is there a minimum cash in amount?
If you are transferring directly from Metrobank to GCash, there is no minimum amount. However, if you are transferring from ShopeePay, the minimum cash in amount is at least Php 200.
What should I do if I encounter issues with my cash in/fund transfer?
Should you have any concerns, try reaching out to Metrobank’s customer support by calling their hotline at (02) 88-700-700 or their toll-free hotline 1-800-1888-5775.
If the issue is not with Metrobank, you will have to contact the customer support of the respective platform you are using.
Money transfers are easier than ever thanks to GCash and online banking apps. Now you know how to transfer Metrobank to GCash!
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