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How do I add an external account to pay a U.S. Bank account?

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To add an external payment account, follow these steps:

Online banking steps:

For the best online banking experience, we recommend logging in at usbank.com.

  1. Select Bill Payments, then Manage External Account.
  2. Select Add external account.
  3. Select Checking or Savings from the Account type.
  4. Enter the Routing Number and Account Number for your external account.
  5. Select Submit to save your account information.
  6. The account will now be available under select from account when you Pay a U.S. Bank account.

U.S. Bank Mobile App steps:

For the best mobile banking experience, we recommend logging in or downloading the U.S. Bank Mobile App.

  1. Select the Pay bills & transfer  icon at the bottom of the dashboard.
  2. Select Pay a bill and select the U.S. Bank account you'd like to pay.
  3. From the Bill detail screen select Make a Payment.
  4. Select Pay from  and choose Add a non-U.S. Bank account from the list.
  5. Enter the Routing Number and Account Number for your external account.
  6. Select Add account to save your account information.