Ever wondered how to transfer or share data on your MTN line to either your friends or close family members?
Well, wonder no more, cause today, I’m gonna show you three super easy ways that you can do this, and trust me, they’re quite simple.
The first method is by using a simple USSD code, the second method involves you sending a simple short text message to the number “131“, while the last method will require you to download the MyMTN mobile app on your phone.
So, are you ready?
If you are, then let’s get started. #enjoy.
How to transfer/share data on MTN, using USSD code
In order to transfer or share data on your MTN line to your friends or family members, simply follow the steps below.
- Open your phone’s dialer app, and dial the code *131*7#.
- From the options shown to you, select the one that says “Transfer from Data Balance”.
- After that, you’ll be required to enter the recipient’s phone number.
- After that, you’ll be asked to select the amount of data you wish to transfer.
- Then lastly, you’ll be required to confirm the transfer.
- Simply select “Proceed” and that’s it.
Congratulations, you have successfully transferred some data from your MTN line to your friend’s line. #cheers.
Now, aside from transferring data from your line to another MTN line, you can also use this same code to request data from your friends as well.
All you have to do in this case is to dial the same code, *131*7#. This time, select the option which says “Request from a friend“, you’ll be prompted to enter your friend’s phone number.
Simply do that and that is it.
Your friend will get a message on their phone showing that you requested data from them, and it is up to them to either honor the request or leave it pending.
How to transfer/share data on MTN, using text message format
To transfer or share data on your MTN line using text message format, simply follow the steps below.
- Open your phone’s messaging app.
- Simply text “Transfer <friend’s number> <data amount>”.
- And send this message to the number, “131“
In case you still don’t get it, here’s a real life illustration.
Open your phone’s messaging app and text “Transfer 08012345678 100” and send this message to “131“.
Remember to change the phone number to the number you want to transfer the data to, and also change the data amount to the actual amount of data that you wish to transfer to your friend, and that’s it.
Congratulations, you have successfully transfered **** amount of data to your friend. #cheers.
How to transfer/share data on MTN, using the MyMTN mobile app.
In order to transfer or share data from your MTN line to a friend’s line using MyMTN app, simply follow the steps below.
Go to Google Play Store and search for “MyMTN“, or save yourself the stress of searching by simply tapping on the download button below.
Download Now: MyMTN mobile app.
When you’re done, open up the app, and you’ll be prompted to input your phone number, after which an OTP code will be sent to you to confirm your identity.
After your identity has been confirmed, you’ll be taken straight to the app’s homepage, and it looks something like this.
From the homepage, tap on the option under “DATA BALANCE“, and a new page will be opened to you, and it looks this way.
From here, select the option that says “Share data“, and one last will be opened to you, where you’ll be requested to select the amount of data that you wish to transfer or share, as well as the recipient’s phone number.
So, go ahead and quickly provide all the information needed, and after that, hit the “Proceed” button and that’s it. The amount of data that you selected to be transferred will be sent to the recipient’s phone number that you provided.
Easy right? Told you it was gonna be easy.
So that wraps it up for today on how to transfer/share data on your MTN line to your friends line, and family members.
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