How to Share Airtime on MTN: Using USSD Code and SMS

Filed in Articles by on April 17, 2023

Do you want to share airtime on your MTN sim? Are you looking for simple ways to share airtime on MTN using your mobile device? This post has all you need, keep reading to see the step-by-step how to send airtime to your friends and family.

How to Share Airtime on MTN

Sharing airtime with friends and family is a common practice of love in Nigeria. Also, it allows you to help your loved ones stay connected.

MTN is one of the largest telecommunications companies in Nigeria that provides a convenient way to share airtime with others.

In this post, you will know the process of how to share airtime on MTN. 

How to Share Airtime on MTN

Before you can transfer airtime on MTN, you’ll need to change the default PIN from 0000 to a new PIN of your choice. Here’s how you can do it:

1. Send an SMS with the following format: “Default PIN New PIN New PIN” to 321. For example, if you want to change your PIN to 1234, send an SMS with “0000 1234 1234” to 321.

2. Alternatively, you can dial 321Default PINNew PIN New PIN# on your phone and press the send/OK button. For example, if your default PIN is 0000 and you want to change it to 1234, dial *321*0000*1234*1234# and press send/OK.

3. Once you’ve changed your PIN using either of these methods, you’ll receive an SMS confirming that your PIN has been changed successfully.

Note: You can only share airtime in denominations of N50, N100, N200, N400, and N750. Also, the maximum amount you can share in a day is N10,000.


How to Share Airtime on MTN Using the USSD Code

How to Share Airtime on MTN Using the USSD Code

1. Just dial the code, *777 * recipient’s phone number * amount * PIN #.

2. For example, *777*08041234567*500*1234#, then press send.

3. Once you enter the code, the specified airtime amount will be sent to the number you provided. You’ll get an SMS confirming that the transfer was successful.

How to Share Airtime on MTN Using SMS

First, send an SMS with the Transfer, Recipient’s Number, Amount, and PIN to 321.

For example, if you want to transfer N1500 to the number 08031234567 and your PIN is 1234, send an SMS with “Transfer 08031234567 1500 1234” to 321.

After sending the message, you’ll receive an SMS asking you to confirm the transfer by replying with ‘YES’ to 321.

Using the Official Mtn Mobile App

How to Share Airtime on MTN Using the USSD Code

1. To transfer airtime from your MTN line to another MTN line, you need to download the MTN mobile app from the link provided. 

2. Once you have downloaded the app, open it and create an account using your MTN phone number and a login PIN. If you already have an account, simply log in.

3. On the homepage of the app, click on the “Share” option and select “Airtime”. 

4. Then, click on “New Number” and enter the recipient’s phone number and the amount of airtime you want to transfer. 

5. Click on “Share” and then “Confirm”. Finally, enter your 4-digit transfer PIN, and you’re done!

How Can I Get the MTN Credit Transfer Pin?

To get an MTN credit transfer pin, follow these steps:

1. Open your messaging app

2. Create a new message

3. Type in this format: Default pin [space] New pin [space] New pin

4. For example, if your new pin is 2938, type in 0000 2938 2938

Send the message to the number 777

Congratulations, you now know how to transfer airtime with your MTN line. As you can see transferring airtime with your MTN isn’t as difficult as you think.

CSN Team.

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