How to transfer airtime from MTN to another MTN Number

How to transfer airtime from MTN to another MTN Number

MTN is a telecommunications company with headquarter in Johannesburg, South Africa. MTN has operations in 22 countries across Africa, the Middle East and Asia Pacific. MTN Nigeria offers a wide range of telecommunication services for corporate, individuals and consumers.  The type of airtime you can transfer to another MTN line is called the Global Airtime.

There are many reasons why you need to transfer airtime from MTN to another MTN numbers, one of them is you want to transfer airtime from your parents to your children or from you to your love one.
This is the guide you need for transferring airtime from one Mnt numbers to another Mnt numbers.

The truth is, if you want to transfer airtime from MTN to another mtn numbers, you don’t have to go to MTN office to pay for the airtime transfer. The only thing you need is MTN airtime Transfer Code/PIN which you can get from any sim card sellers and postpaid bill payment centers. To make it clear, I will discuss how to transfer airtime from MTN to another mtn numbers in this blog.

MTN Share lets you transfer airtime from one MTN mobile phone number to another. You can now transfer airtime free of charge, securely and safely, between any two MTN Customers. they also offer a load-less/cash-free way of transferring airtime by having your recipient’s account details sent to your phone via an SMS message. For security reasons, always change your default PIN number before using the service.

In today’s world, transferring airtime is a very common practice. Whether you want to transfer airtime to a friend, family member, or to some other business, it can be done through a variety of means.

You might be surprised to know that you can actually transfer airtime to different networks using SMS or USSD codes. But what exactly is an SMS or USSD code and how do you know which code is used to transfer airtime to which network? This blog explains the different ways you can transfer airtime using SMS or USSD.

How to transfer airtime using SMS

If you want to transfer airtime to your family or love one and you don’t want to use USSD Code. Below we drop down how to transfer airtime using SMS without stress.

All you need to do is to send an SMS by going to your message type Transfer, Recipient’s Number, Amount you want to send and PIN, send it to 777. For example, you will send an SMS like this ‘Transfer 08031234567 1500 1234’ and send it to 777.

After sending the message, you will receive an SMS that will ask you to confirm that you really want to make the transfer by reply an SMS with ‘YES’ to 777.

How to transfer airtime using USSD

If you want to transfer airtime to your family or love one and you don’t want to use SMS. Below we drop down how to transfer airtime using USSD without stress.

All you need to do is to Dial *777*Recipient’s Number*Amount*PIN# on your phone and then click on send/press OK.

For example,

dial *777*08031234567*1500*1234# and then send or you press OK. When the transfer has been completed, you will receive a message notifying you that the transfer was successful.

It’s necessary you note that:

You are only allow to transfer in Naira amounts and not in kobo, for example. you can transfer NGN51.00 but not NGN51.50, NGN510.00 but not NGN510.99.

You are only allow to transfer between NGN50.00 to NGN5,000.00 in a single transaction(you are not allow to transfer below NGN 50.00 and also you are not allow to transfer more that NGN 5,000 at ones). Although, you are allow to transfer up to NGN100,000.00 from your phone to either a single or multiple MTN accounts every day.

Be happy cause you have no limit to the maximum number of transactions per day.

If your MTN prepaid account does not have up to the amount of airtime you have wanted to transfer, the transaction will not be successful and you will receive a notification of an error message.

If you are one of postpaid customer, you will only be allow to transfer airtime when your account is in positive. You will not be allow to transfer airtime when your account is negative (-). Take for instance, if your account balance is N-300.00. You will not be allow to use MTN Share. On the other side, if your account balance is N1,000.00 you will be allow to transfer airtime up to the available N1,000.00 in your account.

With the advancements in telecommunication and the emergence of Internet, it has become easier for people to do business and transact with each other. The need to transfer moneyquickly and efficiently has got real. This necessitated the introduction of mobile money transfer services. MTN mobile money transfer is one of the most useful products which MTN has introduced.

You can easily do business with people around the world. This is a fast and safe way of doing business. You can also easily transfer airtime and data.

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How To Change your MTN Share PIN From Default Pin

There are many times, when we forget our login pin code. But there is no need to worry about it. Because, we can change our default pin code with the help of SMS or USSD code.

Changing your default pin code through SMS is easy. But what about USSD?

You need to change your default pin with USSD code. If you are newbie in USSD code so today we will provide you how to change your default pin code through USSD code and SMS step by step.

You can change your default pin by two ways, which are: Through SMS Or USSD Code

The Default Pin is always 4 digits, which is “0000”

If you are to use SMS to change Default Pin

On the MTN Sim that you want to using for the transfer of airtime. Use the number to send an SMS with your Default PIN New PIN New PIN to 777. For example, send an SMS with ‘0000 1234 1234’ to 777.

If you are to use USSD to Change Default Pin

You can also change your PIN from default pin by dialing *777*Default PIN*New PIN* New PIN# on your phone and then click on send/press ok. For example to do that, dial *777*0000*1234*1234# and then send or you press OK.

Note;

After you follow one of the above ways to change Default Pin, you will receive an SMS notifying you that your account’s PIN was successfully changed.

MTN XtraTime: How to borrow Airtime on MTN SIM

MTN XtraTime is a service specially designed for MTN prepaid users. Let’s say that you are running low on internet credit and you simply don’t have enough to communicate throughout the day. You can borrow some airtime from XtraTime by paying off a small amount of money on your next recharge. XtraTime comes in handy if you find yourself stuck in this kind of situation, so make sure to add it to your phone now!

Things to get to qualify for XtraTime service

• You must be a Prepaid customer

• You must registered your phone number

• You must have been on the MTN network for more than 3 months

• You must have spent at least N200 monthly for that 3 months

•You must have between N0 and N75 in your main account

• You Paid-up any outstanding XtraTime loan request

Code to borrow Airtime: How to borrow Airtime through Code

Borrow Airtime Code is *606#

To borrow Airtime you don’t need to bother again all you need to do is to Dial *606# and select XtraTime

Follow by selecting the amount of the airtime you want to borrow from the list

After selecting the amount you wish to borrow, the system will then send you a message with the amount you are about to borrow and the applicable service charges for you to confirm the transaction.

Once the transaction is confirm, the system will deduct the service charges and credit your XtraTime account with the remaining airtime balance while the successful notification message will also be send to you.

Borrow Airtime through 606 IVR

Dial 606 and the system will play an announcement for you to pick the language you will like to communicate with, is either English, Igbo Hausa or Yoruba.

After picking the language, you will be given an option to pick either XtraTime or XtraByte.

When you are done picking XtraTime, the system will then play out all the airtime amount you are chance to borrow.

After picking the amount, the system will then play an announcement with the amount you are about to borrow and the applicable service charges for you to make sure that the transaction is confirm.

Once the transaction is confirmed, the system will deduct the service charges from the amount you borrow and credit your XtraTime account with the remaining airtime balance and send you a successful message to notify you.

Note: The service charges you will be charged on any amount you wish to borrow is not more than 15%, so be free to borrow anytime you’re out of airtime unexpectedly.

What is MTN On Demand?

MTN On Demand is the Subscription based service introduced by MTN Nigeria, this service will allow you to download and stream music directly on your phone. You can also download and enjoy a whole host of popular TV series and Movies..  This service is ideal for people who love to watch movies, series and music videos on their smart phones.

*904# is the USSD Code for MTN In Demand

The *904# is a mobile USSD code that allows you to buy airtime and data directly from your bank accounts to mobile phones easily at your convenience, anytime, any location.

How to buy Airtime/Data with the *904# code?

If you want to buy airtime with the code, it is very easy,all you will do is to simply dial *904# to go through the menu or *904*Amount of airtime to buy# then you send.

What are the benefits of the *904# code?

You will enjoy benefits such as:

• It’s Convenience

• it’s easy to purchase

• You don’t need to scratch

• No extra charges on your account or airtime

• No network problem

• Simple and instant (No delays)

• Multiple purchase (strictly for the MTN number linked to any of your account)

FAQS

What’s MTN number ?

MTN is a telecommunications company that offers mobile communication, internet and other services in Nigeria and several other African countries. It was founded in 1996, and is currently one of the largest telecommunication companies in Nigeria. Many individuals and businesses use the MTN network for their communication needs.

According to MTN, it is a number that is assigned to you upon activation of your line. It has your SIM number, IMEI and the serial number of your handset. It is the number that appears on the screen whenever you are calling or receiving a call. It is also the number that usually pops up when you want to check the balance left on your account.

Where and how to get User ID ?

If you want to get MTN User ID, you must follow some basic steps. Firstly you must be an MTN subscriber. For that, you must have an MTN SIM card. Then visit any MTN office with the documents and they will give you a MTN User ID. While user ID is the unique username or number assigned to your service at the point of purchase or delivery. It can be found on the SIM pack or communicated by site engineer.

How do I get my MTN transfer pin?

All you will need to get MTN transfer pin are:

The code = *606*….#
Default Pin (Always for zeros) = “0000”
Your new Pin (You are allow to pick four digits) = “2345”

To get your Share PIN on MTN all you have to do is dial *600*default PIN* your four digits pin* repeat your for digits pin again# send. After you send it, you will receive a message that says your MTN share link is successfully change. You can change your MTN Share PIN again by typing in *600# then choosing Change My PIN and entering in your current pin and a new one you wish now use. Don’t forget that any number you pick will becomes your MTN Share PIN.

For example

*600*0000*2345*2345#.

How do I transfer airtime from one SIM to another?

If you want to transfer through SMS, all you need is to press Transfer ( Space in-between) Number (Space in-between) Amount (Space in-between) pin and send to 777. For Example: Transfer 08123456789 500 2938 then send it to 777. After sending you’ll receive a message that will notify you to confirm the transfer, just reply to the message by texting YES and send it to 777.

How do I transfer airtime from MTN to 1st time?

What need to do first is to activate your MTN share pin. You can change your default pin by two ways, which are: Through SMS Or USSD Code

The Default Pin is always 4 digits, which is “0000”

On the MTN Sim that you want to using for the transfer of airtime. Use the number to send an SMS with your Default PIN New PIN New PIN to 777. For example, send an SMS with ‘0000 1234 1234’ to 777.

You can also change your PIN from default pin by dialing *777*Default PIN*New PIN* New PIN# on your phone and then click on send/press ok. For example to do that, dial *777*0000*1234*1234# and then send or you press OK. After that you will be able to share airtime with any MTN number. Guide to transfer airtime from MTN to 1st time is given above.

How do I activate MTN share and sell?

To activate MTN Share and Sell, simply send an SMS to 777 with your existing customer PIN. For example: Current PIN: New PIN (your new customer PIN): You will then be prompted to change your current customer PIN to the new one that you’ll have just registered by sending a further SMS with the message ‘I accept’ (like this): I accept-and-confirm Your New PIN Your New Pin will link your phone number used for Share ‘n’ Sell to the new mobile number that you’ll want on Share it and Sell services.

For example, you will send an SMS with ‘0000 1234 1234’ to 777 or you will dial *777*0000*1234*1234# and then send or you press OK. When you are done you will be notify with a message that you have successfully change your MTN share pin successful (which means that it has been actived).

How do I know my old MTN share PIN?

To retrieve your old MTN share(transfer) pin, all you need to do is to dial 180 (MTN customer care), they ask your name, tell them your name and reason for calling. They will ask you a some questions to confirm if you are the true owner of the number after that they will tell you the pin. Note: if the answer you give to the questions they ask you is not correct they won’t be able to help you to retrieve the old MTN Share pin.

Can I transfer data from MTN to MTN?

Yes, This is how you can go about that, sharing or transferring data on your MTN line from your own data (megabyte) balance to another MTN line. You don’t need to bother cause all you need to do is to dial *131*receivers phone number*data amount#. E.g. *131*08163440021*500# OR dial *131*7# or dial *131# and follow the instructions.

Finally.

The truth is that the mobile industry is changing at a very fast rate and it is important to keep up with the changing technology. Having a MTN Sim is a great way to save not only your money but also the time and effort you spend looking for a place to recharge your mobile phone. If you don’t have your own MTN Sim card, you will have to queue and talk to people to recharge your phone. This is a time and energy consuming process that can be avoided by having your own MTN Sim card.

As we all know that the world is getting smaller by the days and we are all connected to each other in so many ways thanks to technology, we would like to inform our readers that they can keep in touch with their loved ones who are living all over the world.

We believe that there are so many reasons why having an MTN Sim card is important. With MTN Sim you can be able to call and text people all over the world and you can call and text local people on national calls and texts. You can also be able to access the internet, send mail, download apps and even send airtime or data to other MTN users.

Cheers to you for reading my article, I am sure you are going to make use of the information on this blog to the fullest. It is very important that you share this information to your love family and friends in order for them to be able to enjoy the following services. Kindly share this information to your family and friends on social media.

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