Sharing is caring. A lot of times we have surplus airtime on our phones and we feel the need to share even though it might not be much. This post cuts across anyone who wishes to transfer airtime using MTN, Airtel, Glo and/or Etisalat as their network providers.
How to Transfer Credit/Airtime on MTN
The method of transferring airtime on MTN Share and Sell involves sending a text to 777 with the following format-
Transfer [space] MTN Number you wish to transfer airtime to [space] Amount of airtime [space] your Share and Sell password. Send YES to 777 to confirm the transfer. Within seconds, you should receive a notification prompting you to confirm the transaction. The default PIN for MTN Share and Sell is 0000 and decision to make any transaction would involve you changing your 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 1234 1234’ to 777.
You can also transfer credit using USSD like this:
*600*Recipient’s Number*Amount*PIN #
With this method, you have to be careful about the number you are sending the airtime to because the airtime leaves your phone the minute you press the send button, unlike the previous method that asks you to confirm the number. A minimum of N50 and a maximum of N6,000 per transaction is the range per transaction. N50,000 is the highest amount that can be transferred per day.
MTN’s customer care number is 180.
How to Transfer Credit/Airtime on Airtel
To transfer airtime, send an SMS command in the following format: 2u [space] Airtel Number [space] Amount [space] PIN to 432. You will receive notifications on the success of the transfer. To change your Me2U password, send an SMS to 432 with the message format
PIN (space) 1234 (space) new password.
Airtel’s customer care number is 111/121
How to Transfer Credit/Airtime on Glo
To transfer airtime on Glo dial *131*Phone Number of the recipient*Amount to be transferred*PIN#.
The default Glo transfer PIN is 00000 and to change it to your personal PIN, dial-
How to Transfer Credit/Airtime on Etisalat
Just dial *223*PIN*Amount*Number#
The default airtime transfer PIN for Etisalat is 0000 and to change it to your unique PIN, dial-
Please take note that these transfers can only be done between subscribers of the same network, eg, MTN to MTN or Glo to Glo.