If you are looking for how to transfer airtime on MTN, you’ve come to the right place. The MTN Airtime Transfer Code is relatively easy to remember, and the transfer is instant.
You probably want to transfer airtime to your loved ones out of generosity because you have more than enough. Or because it’s Christmas and you want to make sure you can call one another to say ‘Happy Christmas.’
Maybe you are in the recharge card printing business and have run out of supply but have more than enough on your MTN line. Well, that’s why the company named the transfer service ‘MTN Share and Sell.’ You can share it with your loved ones and sell it to customers!
Sometimes it is work-related, and you are responsible for providing the airtime needed for either communicating with your colleagues or for them to buy data to be able to do research online. Send, upload and download files, among other things.
Whatever the reason for the transfer, it’s important to learn how to transfer airtime on MTN using the MTN airtime transfer code or other methods. Read on to find out the different methods to do this.
To transfer airtime on MTN, first, you need to get an MTN transfer PIN you’ll be using for your transfer. How do I get the MTN transfer pin, you ask? I’ve got you covered.
How To Get MTN Transfer Pin
Getting an MTN transfer pin is as easy as typing and sending a simple SMS.
All MTN lines come with a default transfer pin which is 0000. To start using the MTN Share and Sell, you need to change this code to any 4-digit number of your choice!
Make sure the number you choose will be easily remembered by you to avoid being blocked from using the service.
Here’s how to get MTN transfer pin:
Open the messaging app on your phone and click the ‘Start Chat’ or ‘Write New’ button (whatever your phone’s system calls it). Anything that allows you to type and send a new text message.
Text The DEFAULT PIN, NEW PIN, NEW PIN again to 777. For instance, if you want to use 1234 as your transfer pin, just type 0000 1234 1234 and send it as an SMS to 777.
You may also use the USSD method to get the code. Here’s how:
Dial *777*DEFAULT PIN*NEW PIN*NEW PIN#, then send/OK. For instance, *777*0000*1234 *1234#
Immediately after sending, you receive a confirmation message that your pin was successfully changed. Now it’s time to start using it on the MTN Share and Sell!
How to Transfer Airtime on MTN
You’ve made the right decision to learn how to transfer airtime on MTN because at least 2/3 of the Nigerian population uses the MTN network for communication. This is because MTN is Nigeria’s best, largest, and fastest telephone network.
You can use three different methods to transfer airtime on the MTN network. Each process is very easy to follow because most of the details needed are things you already know.
Here are the three different ways you can transfer airtime from one MTN line to another:
1. Transfer Airtime on MTN Using SMS
To transfer airtime on MTN using SMS, you need to type a text message in this format: Transfer, Recipient’s Number, Amount, Pin and send to 777.
Let’s assume you want to transfer 500 naira worth of airtime. Just type: Transfer 08034****** 500 1234 and send it to 777.
Note: the ****** after 08034 is just for demonstration purposes and should be replaced with the correct digits of the recipient.
You’ll receive an SMS immediately after sending the text message asking you to confirm the transaction. To confirm, just reply with YES.
Using MTN Airtime Transfer Code
The MTN airtime transfer code is the easiest and the most used method on the MTN network. It is also the fastest.
The MTN airtime transfer code works like this.
Dial *600*08034°°°°°°500*1234# and send/OK.
Note: the °°°°°° after 08034 is just for demonstration purposes and should be replaced with the correct digits of the recipient.
You’ll receive a confirmation message immediately telling you that the transfer was successful.
There’s no need to reply with a YES with this method.
Transfer Airtime Using MTN App
You need to download the app from your phone’s store to transfer airtime on MTN using the MTN App.
- Go to Google Playstore (Android users) or iOS (iPhone users) and download the MyMTN app.
- Follow the step-by-step process to sign up with your MTN number.
- Once you are logged in, scroll down to ‘Quick Access’
- Select ‘Share Airtime’
- Enter the MTN number of the recipient you wish to share your airtime.
- Type in your transfer PIN (the same one you created in the process above)
- Enter the amount you wish to send
- Check that everything is correct, and click on ‘Proceed‘
And that’s it! Your transfer is done.
Try to familiarize yourself with how to transfer airtime on MTN using the MTN airtime transfer code through USSD, SMS, or MyMTN app. This way, it’ll be much easier in case one method is unavailable when you wish to make the transfer.
Out of airtime? You can borrow from MTN!