How to share MTN data to friends and family

MTN Nigeria subscribers can now transfer data from their active data balance to your friends, buy data for friends, and request data from your friends.

MTN Data Share is a  also service that provides a group of SIMs with mobile Internet access. Data Share offers organisations  and individuals the opportunity to purchase mobile internet capacity to share amongst their staff. This makes it easier for organisations and individuals  to manage spend.

The MTN Data Share feature is charge less and accessible to those on the MTNTopUP, Pay As You Go and MTNChoice migrants. The subscribers of MTN Skye are not accessible to the MTN DataShare.

To check all your existing requests. Simply dial *131*7*4#


How to Gift MTN Data

Firstly, subscribers should create pin …simply Dial *131*2*1# or SMS REG to 131; to register for MTN MB Share, you will receive a personal security PIN

For security reasons to avoid some stealing your data ,,, therefore you are required to change the PIN automatically sent to you to one that you can remember easily by dialing *131*2*5# or by texting Change OLD_PIN NEW_PIN NEW_PIN to 131.

Example: to change your default pin is normally 0000 to another new pin  3333 simply text

0000 3333 3333  to 131………. Where 0000 is old PIN and 3333  is your new PIN.

You can access the service by dialing *131*7# on your phone, visiting myMTN App, sending SMS keyword, or dialing direct shortcodes for the respective options:


How to Transfer Data:

You can now transfer from your existing Data Balance with your friends and family: Simply dial *131*Phone number* Data amount# or, text Transfer<space>Phone number<space>Data amount and to 131


How to Buy Data for a Friend:

You can buy a specific bundle for that special friend and you will be charged from your airtime. Simply dial *131*Bundle Activation Code*Beneficiary’s Phone number#


How to Request Data from a Friend:

Don’t get stranded or go without Data on your phone, you can now request for data from that Special friend. Simply dial *131*7*3#


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