Complete Guide on How to Share Data on Airtel

Filed in Articles by on May 6, 2024

Are you aware that you can share data on Airtel? Yes, you can, and it is one of the best things we have enjoyed from Airtel Nigeria over the years till today. As you read on, we will be showing how to share data on Airtel to friends and families.

Share Data on Airtel

Share Data on Airtel

Airtel Networks Limited is one of the leading telecommunications services providers in Nigeria with its headquarters in Lagos, the commercial center of Nigeria.

Airtel ranks amongst the top four mobile service providers in terms of subscribers with a customer base of more than 39.8 million.

The company’s product offerings include 2G, 3G, and 4G wireless services, mobile commerce, and enterprise services.

Airtel is one of the largest and best mobile networks in Nigeria and it offers competitive data plans and bonuses compared to other networks like MTN and Etisalat. Airtel provides you with the ability to transfer internet data to everybody in your family.

Here are ways to do the needful on the Airtel network:

How to Transfer Data on Airtel

The Airtel Data Me2U also known as Data Share allows customers to transfer data from your existing data allowance to another Airtel customer.

What is Airtel Data Me2U?

You can “share” or “transfer” from the data allowance of an already purchased data bundle to another customer. For example, if you have purchased a 1.5GB Monthly, you can transfer up to 200MB to another customer.

Transfering Data on Airtel

1. Dial *141# on your phone and send it.

2. Choose option 6 (Gifting or Me2U) and reply.

3. Choose option 3 (Data Me2U) and reply.

4. Select 2 (Send Me2U from existing allowance and reply.

5. Enter the recipient’s number and reply.

6. Now enter Data Allowance (MB) like 50, 100, 200, and reply.

7. Now enter PIN and reply.

8. You will receive a successful message.

How to Check Your Data Balance

Like any other Airtel data plan bundle, you can easily check your data balance by dialing *140# USSD code on your phone. It is quite simple and short.

Within a minute or so, Airtel will send the data balance as a message reply to your inbox. Please note that the other ways such as *141*11*0# and *123*10# are no longer working as normal. For more information, visit

How to Change Airtel Transfer Pin

In order to change your Airtel transfer pin, follow the below steps:

1. Dial *141# from your Airtel line.

2. Choose option 6 (Data gifting and sharing) and reply.

3. Choose option 1 (Change PIN – Default PIN -1234) and reply.

4. Enter Old PIN – former pin or default pin and reply.

5. Enter New PIN – A four-digit number that can be easily remembered and reply.

6. Confirm New PIN – Enter the new pin again to confirm and reply.

7. You will receive a successful message.

The Airtel transfer Pin for Data Sharing was created to prevent an unauthorized person from doing Data Sharing/Gifting from a customer’s phone.

What is the Minimum or Maximum Data that Can be Shared?

The maximum data that can be shared at a time with your friend or friends is 200MB data to one person and a maximum of 2 recipients daily -200MB each with 2 recipients daily.

You can share data with the same person again only after that person finishes the first shared data.

Airtel Data Plan

The Airtel latest New Data Bundles Plans offers 3GB for N500 and 1GB for N200. Probably, later on, this year, one can pay just one thousand to browse the internet unlimited for one full month, nonstop.

In this era of expensive data, Subscribers tend to drift towards telecommunication networks that offer cheaper data. In a bid to remain on top of their game, Airtel has released another extremely cheap internet plan, that meets the needs of many.

How to Subscribe Airtel 1GB for 200 Naira

1. Recharge Your Airtel Line with 200 Naira Airtime

2. Dial *141*205#

3. Enjoy your 1GB of Instagram data

Note: This data has a duration of 24 hours. Data doesn’t roll over. You will need to make another subscription the next day. Apart from this 1GB Instagram plan, Airtel also has a cheaper Instagram plan, which also has a duration of 24 hours.

How to Subscribe Airtel 250MB for 100 Naira

1. Recharge Your Airtel Line with 100 Naira Airtime

2. Dial *141*105#

3. Go ahead to surf Instagram for the day, using your acquired 250MB

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