Guide to Calling Schwab

Access your Schwab accounts with a simple call.

Automated Phone Services

Schwab lets you conveniently manage your investments with our automated phone services. Access your account through speech recognition (Schwab by Phone™) or touch-tone (TeleBroker®). Whichever method you choose, you can quickly get quotes, make trades, review account balances, and much more.

New clients could call Schwab to take advantage of these automated phone features.

Once you have a Schwab account, dial 800-435-4000 to access automated phone services. The same password works for Schwab by Phone and TeleBroker.1

For more details, read our phone services guide or read our tips below on using speech recognition and touch-tone access.

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Schwab by Phone™: Speech Recognition

When you call Schwab by Phone™, speech recognition is a snap to use! Call 800-435-4000 and just say what you want to do. The system will respond to your spoken requests.

Search Recognition Keywords

Speech Recognition Quick Tips
Search Recognition Keywords


Schwab offers you two easy ways to access our automated touch-tone services:

Call Schwab by Phone at 800-435-4000 and press *55 to continue your call using touch-tone.
Or, call TeleBroker, a direct line to our full suite of touch-tone services, at 800-272-4922 (800-2SCHWAB). Use these services to quickly get quotes, hear account information, transfer money, and place trade orders at reduced commissions.

How to Enter Option Symbols

Touch-Tone Main Menu
How to Enter Ticker Symbols
How to Enter Option Symbols
Converting Ticker or Option Symbol Letters to Using Phone Keypad
TeleBroker Shortcuts and Tips
TeleBroker Available in Three Languages


For more details, download or print our phone services guide.

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