How To Transfer Airtime Credit On MTN (Share ‘N’ Sell)

How to Transfer/share MTN Data with Family and Friends

This post was last updated on June 19th, 2022 at 09:29 pm

Do you know the steps and comprehensive guide to transfer MTN data on existing MTN balance to your friends and family when you have enough megabyte that cannot be exhausted before expiry date, though at first it may seem to be a challenging procedure don’t worry because this post is a tutorial that will walk you through with easy.

In this article, you will learn how to transfer data on your MTN line, in three different methods with friends, family and the limit of data amount you can transfer at time .

The maximum number of times you can transfer is twice daily. However, the cumulative amount you can transfer at a given time and in a day is 1GB.But you can buy any data plan multiple times for your beneficiary as long as you have sufficient credit in your line.

The amount of data you can transfer at time 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

Before you can Share MTN data you have to register for it, Just dial *131*2*1#. You can also do this by sending the message REG to 131. Once you do that, you will receive a unique security PIN for registration.


You can also read: How to subscribed for MTN Data plan & prices in Nigeria

Methods to transfer/ share MTN Data

1. Transfer data MTN USSD
2.Transfer data with text message

1. Transfer data with MTN USSD

MTN customers can transfer data from their existing data balance to friends and family by dialing *131*Phone number*Data amount#. The maximum amount you can transfer in a day is 1GB.

Example: dial *131*08063123456*800#. the recipient will receive NGN800 Data once done.

2.Transfer data with text message

You can also transfer data from MTN Through Text Message, alll you need is to send text : Transfer<space>Phone number<space>Data amount and to 131 once done thr recipient will receive the data

Example: Transfer<space>08063123456<space>600 to 131 this should be done as sms or text message from your phone line that you wan to transfer data .


How Buy Data for a Friend

You can buy a specific MTN bundle for friends 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

Also you can request MTN Data from a Friend by dialing *131*7*3# and follow the prompt message


You can also read: How to Cancel MTN Nigeria data auto renewal plan


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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