How to transfer airtime on MTN to family and friends

How to transfer airtime on MTN to family and friends

Love is incomplete without kindness; you cannot spread love without being kind.Do you want to know how to transfer airtime on MTN? Do you have extra Airtime you wish to share with other MTN users? Have you heard of MTN Share and Transfer Airtime? The service can be used by all new and existing prepaid and postpaid customers on the MTN network.

There are easy ways you can share your MTN airtime credit with any MTN phone number of your choice. Mobile users can share their credit through one simple code and easily complete this simple process within seconds.

MTN Share is an airtime transfer service that you can use to share airtime directly from your MTN number to other MTN numbers. With MTN Share you can top-up friends and family’s accounts hassle-free. MTN Share can be used by prepaid and postpaid customers free of charge.

To prevent unauthorized use of MTN Share on your account, there is a PIN feature. Before initiating a share, you have to change the default PIN to your unique four-digit. It can be done either by SMS or USSD code.

You can transfer from as low as N50 and a maximum of N100000 in a day. However, the maximum amount per transaction is N5000….BetaTalk and Yanfun Yafun users are not eligible to share airtime. Bonus airtime cannot be transferred.

However, you must have sufficient airtime on your account before you can successfully share airtime. Postpaid customers can only transfer airtime when their account is positive, not negative. For instance, you would not be able to transfer credit when you have N-500.00.

Before you can transfer airtime, you must change the default PIN which is 0000.

To Change your MTN Share PIN:

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 by dialing *777*Default PIN*New PIN* New PIN# on your phone and then click on send/press ok. For example, dial *777*0000*1234*1234# and then send/OK.

Creating MTN Share PIN Using SMS

From your text messaging app on your phone, type ‘0000 Unique PIN Unique PIN’ and send it to 777 where 0000 is your default PIN. For example, type ‘0000 0803 0803’ and send it to 777. 0803 then becomes your MTN Share PIN.

Creating MTN Share PIN Using USSD Code

Simply dial *600*default PIN*unique PIN*Unique PIN#, that is, *600*0000*0803*0803#. 0803 becomes your MTN Share PIN.

Furthermore, if for any reason you wish to change your MTN Share PIN to another set of numbers afterward, it can be done easily by SMS and the USSD Code *600#. This is necessary when we do a password reset.

 

Changing MTN Share PIN Using SMS

In your text message, type ‘Current PIN Unique PIN Unique PIN’ and send it to 777. For example ‘0803 0703 0703# and send to 777 where 0803 is your current PIN. 0703 then becomes your new PIN.

Changing MTN Share PIN Using USSD Code

Simply dial *600*Current PIN*New PIN*New PIN#. For instance *600*0803* 0703*0703#. 0703 then becomes your new PIN. Also, you can dial *777*2# > Current PIN > New PIN > New PIN to change your MTN Share pin.

How to transfer airtime using SMS

Send an SMS with Transfer, Recipient’s Number, Amount and PIN to 777. For example, you can send an SMS with ‘Transfer 08031234567 1500 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.

 

How to transfer airtime using USSD

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/OK. When the transfer has been completed, you will receive a message informing you that the transfer was successful.

Transferring Airtime on MTN Share

In an SMS type ‘Transfer MTN Phone number Amount PIN#. For example ‘Transfer 08060000000 500 0099# and send to 777. Send ‘Yes’ to 777 to confirm the transaction. This transfers N500 from your MTN line to 08060000000.
Dial *600*08060000000*500*0099#. This transfers N500 from your MTN line to 08060000000.

. Dial *777*1# > Recipient’ Number > Amount > PIN

. myMTN app > Sender’s phone number > OTP > Recharge > MTN Share > Amount > PIN > Receiver’s MTN Number > Proceed.

. MTN Smart Web > Sender’s phone number > OTP > Recharge > MTN Share > Amount > PIN > Receiver’s MTN Number > Proceed.