How To Transfer Airtime Credit On MTN (Share ‘N’ Sell) and share Gift MTN Data
The MTN Share ‘N’ Sell enable subscribers transfer credit from their prepaid MTN account to another MTN customer’s prepaid account using SMS or USSD.
How to Transfer Credit using SMS
You can transfer credit from your phone to another MTN customer’s phone at any time by sending an SMS with Transfer, Recipient’s Number, Amount and PIN to 777.
MTN Airtime Credit Transfer methods
You can transfer credit from your phone to another MTN customer’s phone at any time by sending an SMS with Transfer, Recipient’s Number, Amount and PIN to 777. For example, you can send an SMS with ‘Transfer 08034454545* 2500 1234’ to 777..
Upon sending this message, you will receive an SMS asking you to confirm that you want to make the transfer by sending an SMS with ‘YES’ to 777.
You can also transfer credit from your phone to another MTN customer’s phone by dialing *600*Recipient’s Number*Amount*PIN# on your phone and then click on send/press ok.
Example, dial*600*08034454545*2500*1234# and then send/ok.
When the transfer has been completed, you will receive a message informing you that the transfer was successful.
Transfer by phone call Remember the figure *600* – call it once you add the additional information (the airtime recipient, credit, your PIN code). Once again, if you are planning to transfer 2,500 Naira to MTN phone 08036666666 and your PIN is 2323, you need to dial *600*08036666666*2500*2323#. You should get an SMS that tells you the transaction was successfully completed.
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How to Change your 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 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#