Do you want to learn how to transfer Mtn data to another Mtn line? Do you have extra data you wish to share with other MTN users? Have you heard of MTN Data Gifting? The service can be used by all new and existing prepaid and postpaid customers on the MTN network.
Since you get more joy out of giving joy to others, you should put a good deal of thought into the happiness that you are able to give.if you are looking for a service that allows you to share your data with family and friends MTN Data Gifting is the answer.
MTN Data Gifting service allows you to transfer data from your active data balance to your friends, buy data for friends, and request data from your friends. In essence, you can use the service to send and buy data bundles for your other smartphones, modems and tablets. Everyone on the MTN network can access the Data Gifting service
What amount of data can I transfer at a time from MTN Data Gifting?
The amount of data you can transfer at time from your MTN Data Gifting are 50MB, 100MB, 200MB, and 500MB. However, you must ensure you have at least 50MB in your data balance after every transfer for your transfer to be successful.
How many times can I transfer data in a day from MTN Gift Data?
The maximum number of times you can transfer FROM MTN’s Gift Data is twice daily. However, the cumulative amount you can transfer at a given time and in a day is 1GB
Transfer Data Via your MTN SIM
You can now transfer from your existing MTN data balance to your friends and family. Simply dial *131*Phone number*Data amount# or, text Transfer<space>Phone number<space>Data amount and to 131. The maximum amount you can transfer in a day is 1GB.
How to Gift MTN Data
You can access the service by transferring data to family and friends by dialing *131*7# on your phone, visiting myMTN NG App, sending SMS keywords, or dialling direct shortcodes for the respective options
What are the types of bundle I can gift a friend?
You can only buy and transfer data from your MTN Gift Data daily, weekly, and monthly bundle plans, but, you shall not be able to gift from an XtraValue bundle.
How do I check the balance of my gifted bundle?
You will be able to check your data bundle balance FOR YOUR MTN Data Share & Gifting via the following channels:
SMS: Texting 2 to 131
USSD: dialing *131*4#
Buy Data for a Friend from your MTN line
You can buy a specific bundle for that special friend and you will be charged from your MTN airtime. Simply dial *131*Bundle Activation Code*Beneficiary’s Phone number#
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 from your MTN line BY Simply dial *131*7*3#
View Pending Requests
To check all your existing MTN requests. Simply dial *131*7*4#.
How to share MTN Data with family and friends
Simply dial *131*7#, select the action from the menu that would be displayed;
Transfer from Data Balance
Buy for a Friend
Request from a Friend
View Pending Request
ALSO YOU TRANSFER DATA VIA EITHER through USSD CODE OR DIRECT SMS
Transfer from Data Balance (Data Transfer)
USING USSD Short code to transfer data on MTN
Dial *131*Beneficiary’s Phone number*Data amount#
Using sms code to transfer data on MTN
Transfer<space>Beneficiary’s Phone number<space>Data amount to 131
Buy for a Friend (Data Gifting)
Using USSD Short code to buy MTN data
*131* <Bundle Activation Code>* <Recipient phone number>#
Request from a Friend (Dash me Data)
View Pending Request
To check balance of MTN gifted data bundle, the following channels can be used:
SMS: Text 2 to 131
USSD: Dial *131*4#
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How to Change your MTN data share PIN
Foe security reasons to avoid nobody uses your phone to transfer credit without your permission, MTN nigeria have added a pin feature. Before you can transfer credit, you have to change the default pin which is 0000.
How to Create your MTN data share new PIN
You can change the default PIN by sending a text message with default PIN New PIN New PIN to 777. For example, to change the default PIN, send an SMS with ‘0000 2323 2323’ to 777. With Share ‘N’ Sell you can transfer different amounts of credit, from a minimum amount of NGN 50.00 to a maximum amount of NGN5, 000.00 on each transaction. You can also transfer up to a total amount of NGN10, 000.00 every day! So you can choose to become a credit vendor using Share ‘N’ Sell
You can also change your PIN by dialing *600*default PIN*New PIN* New PIN# on your phone and then click on send/press ok. For example, dial *600*0000*2323 2323# and then send/ok.
Immediately you change your PIN using any of the options above, you will receive an SMS informing you that your PIN was changed successfully.
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All Share ‘N’ Sell transactions attract a nominal transfer fee, the applicable transfer fee depends on the value of the transaction.
Customers will be notified about the exact fee to be deducted anytime a Share N Sell transaction is initiated. The transfer fee will be deducted only when a confirmation or acceptance to continue is received from the customer.
See table below for applicable transfer fee on various transaction bands:
S/N Transaction Amount(₦) Applicable Transfer Fee (₦)
1 1-100 3
2 101-500 5
3 501 – 1000 10
4 1001 – 5000 10
How to share Gift MTN Data
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:
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
OPTION 1 Example: *131*0803666666* 500#
OPTION 2.: Text Transfer<space>Phone number<space>Data amount and to 131
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#
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#