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2. How to deposit a check with your phone
We all write fewer checks these days, but most of us still occasionally get checks and need to deposit them. If heading to your local bank or ATM is a nuisance, know that it takes only a minute or two to deposit a paper check via your smartphone.
Most banks and credit unions offer this option for remotely depositing checks. Generally, you just download your bank’s app, locate the “deposit check” feature, snap photos of both sides of the check and follow the app’s simple instructions. Voila!