Getting close: Bank of America's UWP app for Windows 10 nears release with Store listing

Starting last December Bank of America let its intentions be known by promising a return to Windows 10 and Windows 10 Mobile. Fast forward to March and internal testing of the app began with a planned summer release.

It looks like that date is getting close as the Store link for the Universal Windows App has been discovered by Saul C., who tipped us on the news. As expected, the link is for private testing meaning those without beta access cannot access the actual app. At the very least, however, we can see some newer images of what the app will look like when it finally hits in the coming weeks.

The store listing notes the following features in the app's description:

Manage Your Accounts

  • Review activity and balances in checking, savings and credit card accounts
  • View mortgage, auto loan and linked Merrill Edge® and Merrill Lynch® investment account balances
  • Set app alerts to be notified of important account and security info

Transfer Money

  • Securely send and receive money using a mobile number or email address (including to and from U.S. accounts outside of Bank of America)
  • Transfer funds between your Bank of America accounts

Pay Bills

  • Schedule/edit/cancel payments
  • Pay eBills
  • Add/Edit Pay To accounts

Deposit Checks

  • Simply take photos of checks to deposit them
  • Immediately see the processing deposit in your account
  • Find ATMs and financial centers

Special Offers & Deals

  • Get cash back with BankAmeriDeals® when you use your eligible Bank of America credit/debit cards

Help Stay Secure

  • Change Online ID or Passcode
  • If fraudulent activity is suspected on your debit or credit card, we'll notify you so you can call us to verify your transactions and unblock your card

The new Bank of America app comes in at around 70 MB and will be available for phone and PC with full access to all of the bank's online and mobile features.

You can see the Store listing for the Bank of America app below, but once again you will not be able to download it. We'll, of course, keep you posted when it finally does go public.

See Bank of America in the Windows Store (opens in new tab)

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Daniel Rubino

Daniel Rubino is the Editor-in-chief of Windows Central, head reviewer, podcast co-host, and analyst. He has been covering Microsoft since 2007 when this site was called WMExperts (and later Windows Phone Central). His interests include Windows, laptops, next-gen computing, and for some reason, watches. Before all this tech stuff, he worked on a Ph.D. in linguistics, watched people sleep (for medical purposes!), and ran the projectors at movie theaters because it was fun.

  • I don't believe it until I see it
  • Theres a screenshot above lol.
  • Not good enough. He needs to be using the app while someone pinches him. Even then who knows...
  • I thought that said 'while someone punches him' ... 
  • I did too...then I had a swelling of sadness when I realized it was only a pinch. Posted from PornHub
  • I volunteer as pincher. (Fun side note: Word suggestions brought up "I volunteer as tribute.") Sent from Narnia
  • Chase? Please?
  • Once BofA releases this to the public, Chase will have to as well. They're obligated to match the competition.
  • I miss BUILT FOR WINDOWS 10 badge!!
  • Which Verizon phone is that?
  • 735
  • Microsoft launched its own Lumia 735 ? Strange..
  • Soon I can deposit from a PC
  • Sure, if you PC has a camera.
  • Scanner maybe? Posted via the Windows Central App for Android
  • Surface Book...
  • Most tablet computers have cameras...
  • Sweet!.. Up next Starbucks?
  • Rather have amazon video Posted from Windows Central for Windows 10
  • I think we would like all of the same apps available on iOS and Android to be in the Windows Store.  HBOGo, HBO Now, ShowtimeAnytime, Live streaming with WatchTNT, WatchDisney, and the list goes on...Whoever says the app gap is not that bad is on drugs.
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  • Ain't no app gap here.... Now, where'd I put ma morphine at? Posted from PornHub
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  • I hope chase comes back
  • Since this is one of the apps that left the store and started more app gap naysayers, I wonder what they will say now?
  • I believe naysayers will always say "nay."
  • Otherwise they'd be ayesayers
  • Probably something along the lines of one bank app not exactly being a flood. It's a start, but anyone that says this alone solves the W10M app shortage would be fooling themselves.
  • They'll either say nothing because they only recognize negative news, or they'll say "yeah, but what about SnapChat".
  • They'll either say nothing because they only recognize negative news, or they'll say "yeah, but what about SnapChat".
  • I'm not some teenage kid so I don't care about Snapchat ;) Posted via Windows Central app
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  • Well I hate to break it to you but there are plenty of people who aren't teenagers including celebrities, politicians, company CEO's who use Snapchat.
    But if you want to play the "too cool" card like a smug teenager then be my guest.
  • If you "need" SnapChat, then you might be "too cool" for Windows. It's been made pretty clear that it is never coming, so to pepper every positive article with SnapChat worship, isn't productive.
  • Except I never said anything about "needing" Snapchat so what's your point?
  • The English language has what is called an indefinite form of the word "you". It's not just about you...directly. My point was continuing on with my original point that someone will bring up SnapChat in response to good app news. I'm not sure how you missed that.
  • Because you replied to my comment directly. That's kind of how the internet works and has worked since the beginning of time. I'm not sure how you missed that.
  • Say it again. Posted from PornHub
  • It again ;) Posted from this here device.
  • Lol Posted from PornHub
  • They'll say, "Google and IPhone have thousands of fake bank apps plus the real BofA app. Windows only has the one real app but no fake bank apps...APP Gap!!! Windows phone dead!! Blah blah.". Plus China will throw in a few fake negative posts for good measure just to PO Dan Rubino...
  • Ironically, there was a fake Bank of America app in the Windows Store probably 2 months ago. It had 1 five star review, a blue BOA icon, and broken English release notes. It was taken down not that long after it appeared. I wonder if anyone got burned on that one?
  • The app gap is real and specific for some of us who need the phone for job related tasks.  I love Win Phone but had to switch away from it because some apps I need on the phone are just not there.  My "must have" list is short, and to candidly answer your question, when those apps return to Win Phone, so will I.  It's not some game we are playing.  The phone is a tool, not a toy, and sometimes tools are necessary for our work.  I'm patient, and that is why my Icon resides on the insider program even though it is no longer on a phone line.  I can see exactly what improvements are implemented, and look forward to the day I can once more be productive on a Windows Phone ...Until then, some politeness please.
  • Politeness...this is the Internet where people think their opinions are religious truth. I'd also love that if we have good news that we don't have to listen to "app gap" complaining on repeat. We get it. While this may not be a game, it's also not that serious.
  • Yeah!! What the guy with the opinion on opinions said!!!
  • Well, I expressed more of an observation than an opinion. Regardless, I don't put forth my opinion as universal truth. Posted from this here device.
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  • This! Posted via the Windows Central App for Android... I'm sorry
  • You pretty much summed up why I had to switch to Android (although for me it was more of a social issue, not so much work as I'm too young). Still use my 920 for certain things and I have it on the Slow Ring Insiders program. Would love to be able to come back to WP with all the apps I need. Posted via the Windows Central App for Symbian
  • Where's us bank, capital one, Barclays and Wells Fargo. Ahaha jk.
  • Wells Fargo has always been on Windows. It's just not a UWP app yet. I actually switched to Wells Fargo because they do offer a full service app. I also have USAA. Posted via Windows Central app
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  • I also switched to Wells Fargo (from BofA) because kg their Windows app. Not that it would matter now but still. Posted via the Windows Central App for Symbian
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    I just upgraded my 930 to the latest RS build and obviously that means that the HERE suite of apps are gone... Now, I'm still very unsatisfied with the new maps app for various reasons but what annoys me the most is that my home screen configuration is, I think, not possible anymore. I had HERE maps, HERE drive and HERE transit individually pinned to the start screen so that I could choose my form of map and transportation directly from start. The new maps app was apparently created to replace all three but my question now is - Can I still pin individual forms of transportation to the start screen using the new maps app?
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  • The "app gap" never bothered me, except for this. So happy it's coming back.
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  • Yep.
  • Just keep em coming "if you build it they will come"
  • Nice to see!
  • Facebook Starbucks and others still waiting on damn !
  • I'd guess that some of the big ones will launch with the Anniversary update.
  • It's sure is a lot of waiting for things were should have had already.
  • There it is. Can't be happy even when it comes.
  • Dunkin Donuts Posted via the Windows Central App for Android
  • Won't get me to use BoA, but I'm glad this app is in the store for all that need/want it. I hope this is the start of more banks coming to W10.
  • I welcome this one, about time, Banks those pricks!
  • Soon it's lots of UWP all over the place,with many users now having Windows 10 on their mobile,people use the rating system in the Windows Store & rate all apps that aren't UWP with updated features to let those developers get to work
  • i have a bank of america account, but would never use this app.   the website is good enough, and also, going to the ATM is all i need to do.
  • OK.
  • How? Mobile Edge loads the desktop version of BOA's website, and then it tells you that you're using an outdated browser. It is a painful way to access your bank from a phone.
  • Use surfy browser
  • The UI is not visually appealing yet. Hope that will change before the app is released to the public.
  • Omgsh, thank goodness! On top of the BofA website warning me that I don't have a "supported browser" when using Edge, the site is not mobile friendly at all, so this app will be welcomed back graciously on my part.
  • Soon it's lots of UWP all over the place,with many users now having Windows 10 on their mobile,people use the rating system in the Windows Store & rate all apps that aren't UWP with updated features to let those developers get to work
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  • Wells Fargo... Hellooooo....
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  • that's nice
  • I hope Barclays does the same
  • And HSBC! Now there's an idea.
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  • I think it's already ready to implement, it's just waiting for bank approval. I noticed that publishing an app to the store, one of the hardware requirements you can set is HCE. Posted via the Windows Central App for Android... I'm sorry
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  • Omg I've been waiting for this. Now only if my local bank did this again
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  • Now a day.... Coming soon is replace by near finished :|
  • Good news!
  • Does The photo on the article shows lumia 735 with microsoft on it?
  • Thank you BoA! Great feature set; can't wait!!
  • I guess everyone who flipped out and moved their money away from BofA now needs to come crawling back.
  • Sweet
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  • The app is live now. Just installed on my Icon.
  • Woot! It's live!